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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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Dr. Sue Johnson, 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 (ICEEFT) and Distinguished Research Professor at Alliant University in San Diego, California, and Professor, Clinical Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia, Canada, as well as Professor Emeritus, Clinical Psychology, at the University of Ottawa, Canada. 



Dr. Johnson is the author of numerous books and articles including Attachment Theory in Practice: EFT with Individuals, Couples and Families (2019) The Practice of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Creating Connection (3rd edition, 2019) and Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy with Trauma Survivors (2002). 



Sue trains behavioral health providers in EFT worldwide and consults to the over 75 international institutes and affiliated centers who practice EFT. She also consults to Veterans Affairs and the U.S. and Canadian militaries. 





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.