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Cindy Goodness Zane is a Hawaii Licensed Clinical Psychologist and ICEEFT Certified EFT Trainer, Supervisor and Therapist. She specializes in Emotionally Focused work with couples, families and individuals. Dr. Zane also offers consultation and supervision services for budding therapists interested in Emotionally Focused Therapy and couples work. She maintains a private practice in Honolulu, Hawaii.

As a local girl of Hawaiian and Japanese ancestries who grew up in Pearl City, Dr. Zane enjoys working with clients of diverse cultural backgrounds and varied life experiences. She started her professional life as an attorney, but discovered that she enjoyed helping people to overcome challenges. Now a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Zane works with a broad spectrum of clients of all ages to thrive in their lives and to experience more fulfilling relationships. Her areas of expertise include the treatment of Depression, PTSD & other Traumatic Experiences, Relationship Problems, Adjustment to Chronic Illnesses (e.g., Cancer), Life Transitions (Divorce, Empty Nest), Loss of a Significant Other, Bereavement, Anger Management, Stress Management and Low Self-Esteem.


Dr. Zane is an integrative, emotionally focused therapist (EFT). EFT offers a structured approach to couple and family therapy that have emerged in tandem with the science on attachment and bonding. Developed by Dr. Sue Johnson in the 1980s, the model has expanded and been validated by multiple scientific studies. EFT is also used with families and individuals. Research studies have demonstrated that 70-75% of couples move from distress to recovery and approximately 90% show significant improvements.



Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Certifications by ICEEFT

  • Trainer, Supervisor, Therapist


  • Argosy University Hawaii: Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Psy.D.

  • University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law, J.D.

  • Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, B.S.F.S.

  • Okayama Prefectural University, International Law Dept., Monbusho Scholarship

  • Punahou School: Diploma

Clinical Training

  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Kapiolani Child Protection Center, Honolulu, HI

  • Pre-Doctoral Internship: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT)

  • Hawaii Psychological Association (HPA)

  • Hawaii State Bar Association - Inactive Status (HSBA)


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