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SUSAN JOHNSON, ED.D.

Dr. Sue Johnson’s Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT): Attachment-based Interventions to Treat Trauma, Anxiety and Depression
2-Day Intensive Course: Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for Difficult Couples with Susan Johnson, Ed.D.: Evidence-Based Techniques to Effectively Work with Challenging Couples
What is the problem in couples therapy, and how can we turn it around? Couples are stuck in a cycle of negative interactions, which makes safe emotional connection and engagement impossible...In this short video, Dr. Sue Johnson explains how you can create change and build positive bonding relationships with couples through the five essential moves of the Emotionally Focused Therapy dance.

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In this free, short video, Dr. Sue Johnson will show you two simple EFT techniques to help partners have conversations that redefine a distressed relationship and ensure you're shaping a more secure bond.

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Research shows that secure attachment gives us a more articulated and positive sense of self. It also changes the way we perceive threats and makes us feel safer in the world. Let me show you what I mean...

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It is perhaps unsurprising that the porn-related question we most often hear in our therapy practices relates to the amount of porn people use. Much of the time this question is posed by wives worried about their husband’s online endeavors. In short, these women want to know: How much porn is too much? And when does it cross the line from use to addiction?

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Susan Johnson, Ed.D., is an author, clinical psychologist, researcher, professor, popular presenter and speaker and a leading innovator in the field of couple therapy and adult attachment.  Sue is the primary developer of Emotionally Focused Couples and Family Therapy (EFT), which has demonstrated its effectiveness in over 30 years of peer-reviewed clinical research.



Sue Johnson is founding director of the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (www.iceeft.com) and distinguished research professor at Alliant University in San Diego, California, as well as professor emeritus, clinical psychology, at the University of Ottawa, Canada.



Dr. Johnson has received a variety of awards acknowledging her development of EFT and her significant contribution to the field of couple and family therapy and adult attachment.  Sue has been appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada, the country’s highest civilian honor recognizing outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to Canada.  In 2016, she was named Psychologist of the Year by APA, and has been honored by AAMFT for her Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Couple and Family Therapy.



As author of the best-selling book: Hold Me Tight, Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love, Sue Johnson has created for the general public, a self-help version of her ground-breaking research about relationships – how to enhance them, how to repair them and how to keep them.  This best seller has been adapted and developed into a relationship education and enhancement program. 



Her most recent book, Love Sense, The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships outlines the new logical understanding of why and how we love – based on new scientific evidence and cutting-edge research.  Explaining that romantic love is based on an attachment bond, Dr. Johnson shows how to develop our “love sense” – our ability to develop long-lasting relationships.



Dr. Johnson’s best-known professional books include, The Practice of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Creating Connection (2004) and Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy with Trauma Survivors (2002).



Sue trains counselors in EFT worldwide and consults to the 50 international Institutes and affiliated centers who practice EFT.  For more information about Sue and her mission, please visit her website at www.drsuejohnson.com.

 

 

 





Speaker Disclosures:



Financial: Susan Johnson receives compensation as a tenured professor for the University of Ottawa.  She receives royalties as an author for Little Brown, ICEEFT, Brunner Routledge, and Guilford Press. Dr. Johnson receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.



Non-financial: Susan Johnson has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.