Sue Johnson, Ed.D.
Dr. Sue Johnson is one of the originators and the main proponent of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT).In 1984 she received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of British Columbia. She is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, the Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapyand the Journal of Family Psychology. Dr. Johnson is professor of clinical psychology at The University of Ottawa, Director of the Ottawa Couple and Family Institute and The Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy( See www.EFT.ca for more information). She is also a research professor in the Marital & Family Therapy Program at Alliant University in San Diego. She is the author and editor of numerous books including The Practice of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: Creating Connection(the basic text on EFT for couples) Attachment Processes in Couples Therapyand The Heart of the Matter. Her most recent edited book is the EFT Workbook, Becoming an EFT Couples Therapist.Sue is an Approved Supervisor for the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. She is internationally known for her workshops and presentations on practice, theory and research in couple therapy, adult attachment and emotion in psychotherapy. She maintains a private practice and lives in Ottawa, Canada, with her husband and two children.