Sue Johnson | Biography
Sue Johnson, one of the devoted psychotherapists, is globally recognized for her work in couple interventions’ field. Dr. Johnson is the co-creator and main advocate of EFT that stands for Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, a best authenticated couple intervention till date. She is also the professor at University of Ottawa and professor for Distinguished Research at Alliant International University located at San Diego.
Analyzing her devoted works in field of psychotherapy it’s doesn’t matter on stating that Dr. Johnson has born on this earth to do something distinctive than others. Born in Chatham, Kent of England, she grew up over there in a pub. Transforming from a child to an adult in the environment of pub, she had developed a fascination to love relationships’ drama, which mean to say that Johnson’s fascination to people’s emotions and relationships. The accomplished persona, Johnson had earned a doctorate degree majoring counseling psychology studying at the University of British Columbia.
The clinical psychologist, Dr. Johnson is also a distinguished research professor, well-recognized innovator, dynamic speaker and best-selling author. Her contribution in bringing the great innovation in couples therapy’s field has flourished her recognition worldwide. She is the primary developer of EFT, which stands for Emotionally Focused Therapy. EFT is the psychotherapy approach to work with persons, couples or families. The EFT is definitely rooted in science and view of the close relationships though its elements are included from person-centered therapy and experimental approaches. Johnson is the director of International Center for Excellence in Emotionally focused Therapy. Moreover, she is also accepted supervisor for Marriage and Family Therapy Association in America. Her international fame is associated with her presentations and workshops on practice, research and theory about couple therapy, emotion and adult attachment in psychotherapy.
Johnson has published numerous books elucidating about the couple therapy field. Her book titled ‘Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love’, which is cited as ‘A Life-Changing Book’ clarifies about science of love and demonstrates the fundamental emotional logic that exists in relationships. All of the readers of her book get convinced about various psychological aspects and becomes closely touched with the emotions of their intimates. Other several best-known publications of Dr. Johnson include ‘Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy with Trauma Survivors’ released in 2002 and ‘The Practice of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Creating Connection’ released in 2004, ‘Love Sense: The revolutionary Science of Romantic Relationships’ released in 2013.
Talking about her personal life, she is a married woman. She is mother of two children born with her husband named John. Johnson fascinated by the people’s emotions has been successful in making her cordiality stable. The happily married couple with two children is residing in Ottawa of Canada. While not engaged in her professional deeds, adventurous Johnson adores kayaking in Northern lakes of Canada. Likewise, she manages her time to entertain herself as she is avid fan of musical groups like Argentine tango & Gilbert and Sullivan and prominent comedy group, Monty Python.
Dr. Johnson has received numbers of awards for her work for development of EFT and her significant contribution to field of adult attachment and family or couple therapy including the Training Award granted by Marriage and Family Therapy Association in America, Family Therapy Academy of America’s Research in Family Therapy Award and outstanding Contribution to Field of Couple and Family Therapy granted by Marriage and family Therapy Association in America. Her lectures regarding attachment, bonding and relationships have made her great. She has been featured in several top international magazines such as The Times, Mind Body Green, New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Glamour, Huffington Post, Psychology Today, Self, Good Life and many more. She has also made appearance in varieties of TV shows in broadcasting networks.
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