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Friday, December 7th 2018

Case Studies with Sue Johnson: Using the Wisdom of EFT to Overcome Clinical Impasses in Couples Therapy

Sue Johnson EdD
presented by Leading Edge Seminars

Based on over 30 years of research on adult bonding and empirical studies with thousands of clients, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) has been described as “a revolution in the field of couples therapy” (John Gottman). This workshop offers you a chance to witness how EFT-cofounder Sue Johnson parses challenging cases in consultation with experienced EFT therapists.

The workshop begins with an update on the latest thinking about EFT and then moves into the application of EFT with distressed couples using videotapes of real-life sessions. You will watch Sue will work through difficult cases and clinical impasses presented by senior EFT therapists. Video vignettes of therapists in action and transcripts will provide concrete examples of real-life dilemmas commonly faced by couples therapists. Experiential exercises will also be offered as well as discussion of clinical dilemmas in couple therapy.

You will learn how to identify critical decision-making junctures while therapy is in session, specific techniques that Sue employs in order to facilitate a “corrective emotional experience” and how to match treatment to your assessment of the couple’s emotional state.

EFT done well looks deceptively simple. The reality of implementing EFT is often fraught because the kind of attachment rupture that causes couples to seek therapy are visceral in nature and resistant to top-down cognitive interventions. Couples know there is a better way but they often do not have access to the emotional wiring that will help them manage the legacies of their own attachment histories let alone those of their partners. Sue Johnson will show and demonstrate ways for you to effectively, safely and consistently tap into EFT wisdom even when faced with the most challenging couples.

You Will Learn:

• Clinical applications of EFT research in the field of adult bonding and attachment theory
• How to conceptualize cases from an EFT perspective
• How to identify critical junctures in how couples are relating to each other in session and how to leverage these relationship forks in the road for therapeutic benefit
• Ways to match treatment to an assessment of the couple’s emotional state
• The characteristics of difficult couples and how to address them
• Approaches and interventions for difficult couples

About the Presenter:

Sue Johnson EdD. is the lead developer of EFT. She is the Director of both the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT) and the Ottawa Couple and Family Institute Inc., Distinguished Research Professor at Alliant University (San Diego), and Professor Emeritus of Clinical Psychology (Ottawa). Her numerous honors include the Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Couple and Family Therapy Award from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Her best known professional books include The Practice of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy and Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy with Trauma Survivors . She is also author of the best-sellers Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love , and Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science in Romantic Relationships . In 2016, Sue was awarded the Order of Canada for her 35-year contribution to the field of Marriage and Family therapy which has made such an incredible difference worldwide.


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