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Dr. Sue Johnson, the bestselling author of Hold Me Tight, is a clinical psychologist and Distinguished Research Professor at Alliant International University in San Diego, CA. A dynamic speaker, recognized innovator who has changed the field of couples therapy and creator of an effective new model of relationship repair (Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy), she has written numerous books and articles for therapists and consumers, and has trained thousands of therapists around the world. She divides her time between New York, San Diego and Ottawa. Her latest book, Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science Of Romantic Relationships, Dr. Johnson offers scientific evidence that humans are meant to mate for life, and provides the tools to help us build caring ties and heal damaged ones.

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Gwyneth and Chris -- Another Celebrity Split -- But What Does It Mean?

(1) Comments | Posted March 28, 2014 | 10:54 AM

The couple themselves call it "Conscious Uncoupling." I'm not sure what that means; perhaps, "We can't connect, but I still respect you and don't want to murder you in your sleep, at least for now."

If certain goop.com comments are typical, we should prepare for an onslaught of, at...

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What I Wish I Could Tell Hannah Horvath About Sex

(0) Comments | Posted March 25, 2014 | 3:52 PM

Did anyone see the recent episode of the TV series, Girls? It was an original. Hannah's main squeeze, Adam, is now all caught up in his new job and not paying her much attention. So Hannah, worried about her relationship, decides that the way to reconnect is to spice up...

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The Secret to Great Sex

(3) Comments | Posted February 18, 2014 | 8:46 AM

"Sex is emotion in motion." -- Mae West

Who would believe that Mae West, the bawdy entertainer known for her racy quips and double entendres, would hit on the essential truth of sex? It is emotion -- the quality of our connection to another person -- that defines the...

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The Three Kinds of Sex

(5) Comments | Posted July 21, 2008 | 4:21 PM

Sex often draws us into a relationship and then helps keep it alive. But what is "good" sex?

If you look at the images that bombard us every day from magazines and movies, good sex is instantaneous, totally mutual, cataclysmic, and is best at the very beginning of a...

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