Hold Me Tight: Your Guide to the Most Successful Approach to Building Loving Relationships
Developed by Dr Sue Johnson over 20 years ago and practised all over the world, EFT has been heralded by Time magazine and the New York Times as the couple therapy with the highest rate of success. Couples who use EFT see a 75 per cent success rate. The therapy programme focuses on the emotional connection of every relationship by de-escalating conflict, creating a safe emotional connection, and strengthening bonds between partners. In HOLD ME TIGHT, EFT pioneer Dr Sue Johnson presents her highly effective therapy model to the general public for the first time. 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.
'A much needed message to all couples and therapists and I recommend it to all' Harville Hendrix, Ph.D., author of GETTING THE LOVE YOU WANT 'The best couple therapist in the world...Dr Johnson's superb science, humor, and clinical wisdom are finally accessible to all of us. I couldn't pick a smarter, warmer, and more real guide for this journey' John Gottman, Ph.D., bestselling author of THE SEVEN PRINCIPLES FOR MAKING MARRIAGE WORK 'A truly revolutionary, breakthrough book...the most important, valuable book for couples published in the 21st century' Barry McCarthy, Ph.D., author of GETTING IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME 'Sue Johnson [is] the most original contributor to couples therapy to come along in the last 30 years...An instant classic' William J. Doherty, Ph.D., author of TAKE BACK YOUR MARRIAGE 'Wonderful!...HOLD ME TIGHT blends the best in research findings with practical suggestions from a caring and compassionate clinician. This fabulous book will be of great benefit...to couples trying to find their way to better communication and deeper, more fulfilling ways of being with each other. Bravo!' Dr Daniel J. Siegel, author of PARENTING FROM THE INSIDE OUT 'There's something appealing about this book's honest, no-holds-barred approach. By creating complete emotional safety and by willing to be fearless about it, it seems to me, not only can real love be kept alive, it can flourish' BOSTON GLOBE
British author Dr Sue Johnson is a clinical psychologist and Distinguished Research Professor at Alliant International University in San Diego, CA. The creator of EFT, she is a recognised leader in the new science of relationships. She is the author of numerous books and articles, and she has trained thousands of therapists in North America and around the world.