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Talking Therapy Ep. 26 Dr. Susan Johnson on Emotionally Focused Therapy

Released Wednesday, 14th December 2016
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Dr. Susan Johnson joins us to talk about her pioneering work in Emotionally Focused Therapy.  EFT is a way to practice couples counseling that is overwhelmingly supported by scientific research. Dr. Johnson talks about attachment theory as the basis for EFT but also talks about some of the other frameworks she has drawn from.  She talks not only about how EFT works, but why it works, especially in a world that seems to be filled with divorce and where our very views of relationships appear to be changing at a rapid pace. She talks about working with couples in distress but also talks about how EFT has been shown to help with post traumatic stress disorder, parents of chronically ill children and with heart patients.