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Too often, couples and family therapists only focus on stopping arguments and teaching clients to fight fair, which doesn't lead to improved outcomes or deep healing.

Fortunately, advances in our understanding of Attachment Theory has dramatically changed our ability to provide clients with real, lasting change...

For the first time, we can offer clients secure and satisfying connections by exploring and systematically targeting key elements of the complex dramas that occur within relationships thanks to Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) — the only model of couples therapy that has been tested and shown to create lasting change in over 20 empirical studies.

In this exclusive online course, I'll show you step-by-step how to apply my proven EFT model to your practice to help your clients grow within their relationships — even in the presence of complex issues such as trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, and more...

Let me show you how to help the couples you work with create more secure lasting bonds with the proven tools, strategies, and interventions featured in this mastery-level course.

I'll see you there,
Dr Sue Johnson, EdD, developer of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
Dr Sue Johnson's Intensive Course in Emotionally Focused Therapy
Attachment-based interventions for couples in crisis

Valued at $519.95
Today Only $149.00 (GST Inclusive) — An Unbelievable Value!
Plus, earn up to 16.75 CPD Hours included in the course tuition.
Online Course in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) — the only model of couples therapy that has been shown to create lasting change in over 20 empirical studies.
In this comprehensive online course, professor, researcher, clinical psychologist, and leading developer of EFT, Dr Sue Johnson will share with you the science and application of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT).

Through engaging case studies, in-session videos, and masterfully presented lectures, Dr Johnson will show you step-by-step how to apply the most effective, empirically validated EFT interventions to help the couples in your practice grow within their relationships.
On Target Interventions
Begin the course by joining Sue for an overview of attachment science and the latest insight into the field of couple therapy. You'll learn how you can help your clients achieve the lasting connection they need by exploring:
  • The map to basic relationship emotions and needs
  • The evolutionary perspective on the importance of attachment and family relationships
  • The structure of attachment relationships: emotional accessibility, responsiveness, and engagement
  • The five basic moves or relationship drama
The EFT Model
Building upon the foundational materials from Module 1, in Module 2 you'll join Sue for a deep dive into the research on relationship outcomes and change. Sue will guide you through the stages of EFT, key interventions and change events. Together, you'll discover how to:
  • Build a therapeutic alliance
  • Reprocess and distil emotion
  • Choreograph new interactions
  • Restructure attachment
  • Utilize the five basic moves of the EFT therapist
Essentials of Stage 1 EFT
In Module 3, go beyond the basics by joining Sue to discover the key skills you'll need to successfully guide your clients through Stage 1 EFT. Through lecture and case presentations, Sue will show you how to work with couples to:
  • Help the couples in your practice de-escalate
  • Establish trust, safety, and hope within relationships
  • Defuse unrealistic expectations
  • Examine personal attachment history and childhood patterns
  • Explore the couple attachment history
  • Identify styles and address the varied attack and withdraw combinations
Essentials of Stage 2 EFT
In Module 4, you'll shift your attention to mastering Stage 2 interventions and skills. Sue will show you how Stage 2 EFT will help partners move into and tolerate their vulnerable emotions. Sue will guide you step-by-step through interventions that help you:
  • Restructure the relationship bond
  • Access implicit needs, fears, and models of self
  • Identify and express attachment needs effectively
  • Use repetition, imagery, and connection to facilitate expression
  • Accomplish bonding events in the therapeutic setting
Turning to Sexuality and Affairs
In Module 5, you'll learn the attachment frame on sex and affairs to learn how to use EFT to shape forgiveness and heal attachment injuries. Together, you'll examine:
  • The social expectations for sexuality and long-term relationships
  • The central importance of feeling desired and valuable
  • The types of sexual engagement
  • Relationship traumas that destroy trust
  • How to create and communicate a healing narrative
  • When healing attempts worsen the rift
Advanced Approaches for Difficult Couples
In Module 6, you'll master interventions and strategies for containing escalation and working with the most difficult couples in your practice. Through powerful case studies and lecture, Sue will show you how to use EFT to:
  • Work with trauma couples
  • Establish a secure base for post-trauma individuals
  • Understand the relationship between PTSD, trust, and sexuality
  • Explore intimate partner abuse
  • Address fear and safety
  • Assess violence and threat dangers
Dr Sue Johnson's Intensive Course in Emotionally Focused Therapy
Attachment-based interventions for couples in crisis

Value at $519.95
Today Only $149.00 (GST Inclusive) — An Unbelievable Value!
Risking, Reaching and Responding: Transforming relationships in stage 2 of EFT with Dr Sue Johnson
In this bonus session, you'll discover how to work more experientially and effectively with couples through two case presentations featuring real in-sessions demonstrations.

You'll learn how to shape the safety that allows partners to risk and reach for one another, how to work with emotions in ways that shape emotional balance and mutual responsiveness, and how to shape bonding moments that transform love relationships.
Soothing the Threatened Brain: Using attachment science to create bonding, satisfying relationships featuring Linda Curran and Sue Johnson
Dr Sue Johnson's energetic and vibrant personality shines in this bonus interview conducted by Linda Curran, BCPC, LPC, CACD, CCDPD, where they explore about Sue's most recent, revolutionary Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) study, Soothing the Threatened Brain.

Through EFT and the basis of attachment science, this study demonstrated that 20 sessions of EFT in couples can change the security of the couple's bond. Most importantly, the brain's perception of threat significantly diminishes when there is a felt-sense of connection. This study shows that we can now effectively help couples not just understand their relationship better but create the secure loving bonds that "Soothe the Threatened Brains."
Q&A Call Recording
Register today and access an exclusive Q&A call recording where Dr Sue Johnson shares additional insight into working with couples.
The Next Steps in Advancing Your Practice
Watch your email for your order confirmation, and get instant access to all course materials, including the bonus materials — all designed to help you effectively integrate EFT into your practice and your life. Click here for course objectives and outline.
Review the course materials at your own pace and at your convenience! You'll have unlimited access to all course videos and materials online forever. Plus, use the PESI Mobile™ app to access the course content on-the-go, wherever and whenever you want on your mobile devices.
Instantly collaborate with other professionals on the course materials through interactive message boards. You'll be part of a community of hundreds of practitioners all focused on integrating EFT in clinical practice, providing valuable opportunities to share insight and experiences and to build your professional network.
Complete your online CPD tests and earn up to 16.75 CPD hours!
Continuing Professional Development Certificates
PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognised by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation.
About Dr Sue Johnson:
Dr. Sue Johnson
Susan Johnson, EdD, is the best-selling author, clinical psychologist, distinguished research professor, dynamic speaker, and recognized innovator who has changed the field of couple therapy. She is the director of the International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy and distinguished research professor at Alliant University in San Diego, California, as well as a professor of clinical psychology at the University of Ottawa, Canada. She trains counsellors in EFT worldwide and is recognized as one of the most prominent researchers and presenters in the couple therapy field.
Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Susan Johnson receives compensation as a tenured professor for the University of Ottawa. She receives royalties as an author for Little Brown, ICEEFT, Brunner Routledge, and Guilford Press. Dr. Johnson receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Susan Johnson has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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Dr Sue Johnson's Intensive Course in Emotionally Focused Therapy
Attachment-based interventions for couples in crisis

Valued at $519.95
Today Only $149.00 (GST Inclusive) — An Unbelievable Value!
Plus, earn up to 16.75 CPD Hours included in the course tuition.
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