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Attachment Theory and Science: A Clear Map for Effective Couple Intervention with Dr. Sue Johnson



The lack of a clear understanding of adult bonding has hampered the effectiveness of couple therapy. Attachment theory offers the couple therapist a common sense but scientific guide to the essential nature of love, how love relationships go wrong and the most effective ways for a therapist to help a couple repair their bond. Emotionally focused couple therapy (EFT) will be outlined as a clear example of how an attachment orientation empowers the couple therapist and offers a map for effective intervention.

  • Outline the core principles of attachment theory
  • Clarify the revolutionary significance of attachment theory and research for relationship repair
  • Illustrate how EFT uses this perspective to change a move a couple from despair to satisfaction


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Product Details
Average Rating:
   4.8
Faculty:
Susan Johnson
Duration:
1 Hour 26 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
27 Feb, 2014
Product Code:
POS046940
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Access:
Never expires.

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Susan Johnson's Profile

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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 groundbreaking 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.


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Target Audience

Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Case Managers, Addiction Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, and other Mental Health Professionals

Outline

  • Core principles of attachment theory
  • Attachment theory and research for relationship repair
  • EFT uses to move a couple from despair to satisfaction

Objectives

  • Define the characteristics of an attachment relationship and universal attachment strategies
  • Describe the significance of each aspect of attachment for the couple therapist
  • Outline pivotal moments of change and key interventions that foster a secure bond

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Comments

Caroline Z - COTE ST LUC, Quebec

"love Dr. Johnson's delivery, simplicity and storytelling. Stories really get the point across."

Anne D - JACKSON, Mississippi

"great"

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