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The desire for attachment and intimacy is the fuel for all long-term relationships, and disruptions in feelings of a secure attachment are the triggers for most relationship issues. Explore how we can use our increasing understanding of the science of love to help couples rekindle intimacy and experience a true and lasting sense of connection.
Susan Johnson, Ed.D., the originator of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy, is a professor of psychology at the University of Ottawa, director of the Ottawa Couple and Family Therapy Clinic at the Ottawa Hospital, and a research professor at Alliant University. Her latest book is Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love.
1. Outline key aspects of therapy that promote emotional engagement
2. Formulate key interventions that change how clients engage with themselves and others
3. Discuss the implications for effective change in individual and couple therapy