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EP09 Workshop 17 – The Practice of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT): Established Wisdom and New Developments – Susan Johnson, EdD

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Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) |  Workshops |  Attachment |  Psychotherapy
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2009
Sue Johnson, EdD
2 Hours 31 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
Dec 10, 2009
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This workshop will summarize the key conceptual underpinnings of EFT; the attachment perspective on the nature of love, and the integration of experiential and systemic perspectives that constitute the EFT theory of change. The basics of EFT practice and the steps of change will be outlined. Interventions will be illustrated with video tapes and transcripts. Exercises will be offered for play and practice. This workshop also will present more recent developments in EFT, including the EFT model of forgiveness.

Educational Objectives:

  1. To list the key concepts of EFT and attachment theory.
  2. To list the main elements in EFT and their interventions.

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*



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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 and Distinguished Research Professor at Alliant University in San Diego, California, as well as Professor Emeritus, Clinical Psychology, at the University of Ottawa, Canada.