Scott R. Woolley, Ph.D., is a founder and director of the San Diego Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy and the Training and Research Institute for Emotionally Focused Therapy (TRI EFT). Dr. Woolley has trained therapists in EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy) in many areas of the world, including Canada, Chile, Finland, Great Britain, Guam, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Taiwan, The Netherlands, and throughout the U.S. He works closely with Dr. Susan Johnson, founder of EFT.

Dr. Lisa Palmer Olsen, Dr. Sue Johnson, Dr. Scott Woolley, and Dr. Rebecca Jorgensen
Left to right: Dr. Lisa Palmer-Olsen, Dr. Susan Johnson, Dr. Scott Woolley, and Dr. Rebecca Jorgensen

Dr. Woolley holds the rank of Distinguished Professor and served for nearly 17 years as the system-wide director of the couple and family therapy masters and doctoral programs at Alliant International University. He earned a B.S. in economics and an M.S. in marriage and family therapy from Brigham Young University, and a Ph.D. in marriage and family therapy from Texas Tech University.  Dr. Woolley is an AAMFT clinical member and approved supervisor and a certified EFT therapist, supervisor, and trainer. He maintains a small private practice in San Diego County.