Instructors

Zoya

Zoya Simakhodskaya, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and Certified EFT Therapist, Supervisor and Trainer.  Zoya has a full-time practice in New York with adults and couples, specializing in cross-cultural and bilingual population.  She is a founding member, Vice President and Executive Director of the Board of Directors of NYCEFT.  Zoya is also a Founder and Director of The Center for Psychological and Interpersonal Development dedicated to high quality individual and couples therapy and EFT training. In addition to her psychotherapy practice, Zoya has many years of experience providing crisis intervention in a psychiatric emergency service and continues as a faculty at NYU School of Medicine, CUNY Graduate Center, and Rutgers University.  Zoya has been presenting and teaching on EFT in the US, as well as internationally in Russia, Ukraine Italy, England, and Romania.  She has particular interest in intersection of sexuality and couples therapy.

Mike

Mike Moran, LCSW, CST is a licensed psychotherapist and sex therapist located in New York, NY (Chelsea), where he focuses his practice on the intersection of couples therapy and sex therapy; he is the only Certified EFT Couples Therapist and Supervisor who is also an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist in NYC.   He is an adjunct professor at Rutgers University School of Social Work where he teaches Marriage and Family Therapy, as well as LGBTQ Issues in Contemporary Society. Before going into private practice, Mike was Director of Training at Corporate Family Network, an EAP and work-life company based in Manhattan.  You can learn more about Mike and his practice at his website www.fulfilledcouples.com.