Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

bySue Johnson, Sue Johnson Dr.

Hardcover | April 8, 2008

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Sue Johnson
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Heralded by the New York Times and Time as the couples therapy with the highest rate of success, Emotionally Focused Therapy works because it views the love relationship as an attachment bond.

This idea, once controversial, is now supported by science, and has become widely popular among therapists around the world. In Hold Me Tight, Dr. Sue Johnson presents Emotionally Focused Therapy to the general public for the first time. Johnson teaches that the way to save and enrich a relationship is to reestablish safe emotional connection and preserve the attachment bond. With this in mind, she focuses on key moments in a relationship -- from "Recognizing the Demon Dialogue" to "Revisiting a Rocky Moment" -- and uses them as touch points for seven healing conversations.

Through case studies from her practice, illuminating advice, and practical exercises, couples will learn how to nurture their relationships and ensure a lifetime of love.
Dr. Sue Johnson is a clinical psychologist and Distinguished Research Professor at Alliant International University in San Diego, CA. The developer of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy, she is a recognized leader in the new science of relationships. Dr. Johnson is the author of numerous books and articles, and she has trained thousand...
Title:Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of LoveFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:320 pages, 9.62 X 6.5 X 1.25 inShipping dimensions:320 pages, 9.62 X 6.5 X 1.25 inPublished:April 8, 2008Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:031611300X

ISBN - 13:9780316113007

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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