This February Piatkus will publish the US bestseller Hold Me Tight, a highly successful guide to building loving relationships. The book has already sold a whopping 86,000 copies in the States. In Hold Me Tight, Dr Sue Johnson shares her pioneering therapy programme, Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT).
Forget learning how to argue better and making grand romantic gestures. Instead, Johnson teaches that the way to enhance – or save – a relationship is to establish a secure emotional bond. Dr Sue Johnson trains thousands of therapists across the world in EFT and has achieved an astounding 75 per cent success rate.
In this video Dr Sue Johnson talks about the book, the research that inspired it and how you can you use the book to get the most out of your relationship.
Hold Me Tight is available in paperback and ebook on 3 February. For more information visit www.holdmetight.com
More about Dr Sue Johnson:
British author Dr Sue Johnson is a clinical psychologist, distinguished research professor at Alliant International University in San Diego, California and a professor of clinical psychology at Ottawa University. The creator of EFT, she is also the director of the Ottawa Couple and Family Institute and International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and has received numerous honours for her work.
Praise for Hold Me Tight
‘The most valuable book for couples published in the twenty-first century’
Barry McCarthy, Ph.D.,
bestselling author of Getting It Right the First Time
‘Dr Sue Johnson has finally written the indispensable book for every couple in love…The book is groundbreaking in the self-help field as it is not only a practical and user-friendly guide to a loving long-term relationship; it is also an introduction to the new science of love and bonding’
Gail Palmer, MSW, RMFT,
The American Journal of Family Therapy
‘Hold Me Tight is a valuable contribution to couple therapy…This is a book I will
recommend to my clients, students and colleagues’
Marina Dorian, Ph.D.,
The Family Psychologist
‘The best couple therapist in the world…Dr Johnson’s superb science, humor,
and clinical wisdom are finally accessible to all of us’
John Gottman, Ph.D., bestselling author of
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work
‘A much-needed message to all couples and therapists. I recommend it to all’
Harville Hendrix, Ph.D., author of
Getting the Love You Want
‘Dr Sue Johnson is the most original contributor to couples therapy to come along in the last thirty years. This book will touch your heart, stimulate your mind, and give
you practical strategies…An instant classic’
William J. Doherty, Ph.D., author of
Take Back Your Marriage