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EP17 Great Debates 09 - The Significance of Attachment Science for Psychotherapy - Sue Johnson, EdD and Dan Siegel, MD

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Great Debates |  Attachment |  Psychotherapy |  Couples Therapy |  Family Therapy
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Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2017
Sue Johnson, EdD |  Daniel Siegel, MD
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Dec 14, 2017
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We will debate the Promise of attachment science as a guide to the practice of individual couple and family therapy in the 21st century including what this science tells us about how to understand mental health issues and the most direct pathways to positive change, health and resilience.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Discuss the core insights of attachment science and the key principles laid out by this science for effective intervention.
  2. Specific topics will be addressed such as the nature of the therapeutic alliance and the main tasks of therapy.

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



Sue Johnson, EdD's Profile

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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.

Daniel Siegel, MD's Profile

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Daniel Siegel, MD, received his medical degree from Harvard University and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA with training in pediatrics and child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. He is currently clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine where he is on the faculty of the Center for Culture, Brain, and Development and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center. Dr. Siegel has lectured for the King of Thailand, Pope John Paul II, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Google University, London's Royal Society of Arts (RSA), and TEDx.