DR. SUE JOHNSON
Founder of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
Dr. Johnson is a professor at the University of Ottawa and is regarded today as one of the world’s top leading couples therapists. She is the author of the acclaimed book on relationships entitled “Hold Me Tight! 7 Conversations for a Lifetime of Love” and the creator of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). EFT focuses on the decisive role of our deep desire for attachment, along with providing a map and solutions to resolve our relationship conflicts.
Dr. Johnson has received a variety of awards, including the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy’s Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Couple and Family Therapy Award and the American Family Therapy Academy’s Family Therapy Research Award. She gives EFT lectures worldwide for mental health experts.
She lives in Ottawa, Canada with her husband and family. She adores the operas of Gilbert and Sullivan, the Monty Python, Argentine tango and kayaking on Canada’s northern lakes.