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1.          Kailanko, S., Wiebe, S.A., Tasca, G.A., & Laitila, A.A. (2022). “Somatic Interventions and Depth of Experiencing in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy.“ International Journal of Systemic Therapy, 33(2), 109-128.

2.          Tapia-Fuselier, J. L.Ray, D. C.Allan, R., & Reyes, A. G. (2022). “Emotionally focused therapists’ experiences serving interabled couples in couple therapy: An interpretative phenomenological analysis.“ Journal of Marital and Family Therapy1– 20.

3.          Oral, S., Zeytinoğlu-Saydam, S., Söylemez, Y., et al. (2022). “Developing the Person of the Therapist When Working with Couples.” Contemporary Family Therapy, advance online publication.

4.          Koren, R., Woolley, S.R., Danis, I., & Török, S. (2022). “Training therapists in emotionally focused therapy: A longitudinal and cross-sectional analysis.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, advance online publication

5.          Allan, R., Edwards, C., & Lee, N. (2022). “Cultural Adaptations of Emotionally Focused Therapy.” Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, advance online publication.

6.          Myung, H. S., Furrow, J. L., & Lee, N. A. (2022). “Understanding the emotional landscape in the withdrawer re‐engagement and blamer softening EFCT change events.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 1–19.

7.          Doss, B.D., Roddy, M.K., Wiebe, S.A., & Johnson, S.M. (2022). “A review of the research during 2010–2019 on evidence-based treatments for couple relationship distress.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 48, 283– 306.

8.         Greenman, P., & Johnson, S.M. (2022). “Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT): Attachment, Connection, and Health.” Current Opinion in Psychology, 43, 146-150.

9.         Kailanko, S., Wiebe, S. A., Tasca, G. A., Laitila, A. A., & Allan, R. (2021). “Somatic experience of emotion in emotionally focused couple therapy: Experienced trainer therapists’ views and experiences.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 00, 1– 16.

10.         Kailanko, S., Wiebe, S. A., Tasca, G. A., & Laitila, A. A. (2021). “Impact of repeating somatic cues on the depth of experiencing for withdrawers and pursuers in emotionally focused couple therapy.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 00, 1– 16.

11.         Schafer, L., Edwards, C. P., Allan, R., Johnson, S. M., Wiebe, S. A., Chyurlia, L., & Tasca, G. A. (2021). “Development of the Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy Adherence Measure (EFIT-AM): Conceptualization and preliminary reliability.” Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, Advance online publication.

12.          Ganz, M. B., Rasmussen, H. F., McDougall, T. V., Corner, G. W., Black, T. T., & De Los Santos, H. F. (2021). “Emotionally focused couple therapy within VA healthcare: Reductions in relationship distress, PTSD, and depressive symptoms as a function of attachment-based couple treatment.” Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 11(1), 15-32.

13.           Allan, R., Wiebe, S.A., Johnson, S.M., Piaseckyj, O., & Campbell, T.L. (2021). “Practicing Emotionally Focused Therapy Online: Calling all Relationships.” Journal of Marital & Family Therapy, 47(2), 424-439.

14.         Lalande, K., Greenman, P.S., Bouchard, K., Johnson, S.M., & Tulloch, H. (2021) “The Healing Hearts Together Randomized Controlled Trial and the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Tutorial for Transitioning From an In-Person to a Web-Based Intervention.” Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(4): e25502.

15.          Zeytinoglu Saydam, S., Erdem, G., & Akyil, Y. (2021). “Psychometric Properties of the Brief Accessibility, Responsiveness, and Engagement Scale in a Community Sample of Turkish Adults.” Family Relations, 70(2), 557-574.

16.         Ceniza, M., & Allan, R. (2021). “Conceptual and Application Considerations of Emotionally Focused Therapy with White Heterosexual Working-Class Rural Males.” The Family Journal, 29(2), 200-207.

17.          Brigance, C.A., Brown, E.C., & Cottone, R.R. (2021). “Therapeutic Intervention for Couples Experiencing Infertility: An Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy Approach.” The Family Journal, 29(1), 72-79.

18.          Koren, R., Woolley, S.R., Danis, I., & Török, S. (2021). “Measuring the Effectiveness of the Emotionally Focused Therapy Externship Training in Hungary done through Translation.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 47(1), 166-182.

19.          Thompson-de Benoit, A., & Kramer, U. (2021). “Work with emotions in remote psychotherapy in the time of Covid-19: a clinical experience.” Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 34(3-4), 368-376.

20.          Sandberg, J.G., Rodríguez‐González, M., Pereyra, S., Lybbert, R., Perez, L., & Willis, K. (2020). “The Experience of Learning EFT in Spanish-speaking Countries: A Multi-National Replication Study.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 46(2), 256-271.

Spanish-language version:
Sandberg, J.G., Rodríguez‐González, M., Pereyra, S., Lybbert, R., Perez, L., & Willis, K. (2020). “La Experiencia de Aprender TFE en Países Hispanohablantes: Un Estudio de Replicación Multi‐país.”

21.        Dansby Olufowote, R.A., Fife, S.T., Schleiden, C., Whiting, J.B. (2020). “How Can I Become More Secure?: A Grounded Theory of Earning Secure Attachment.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 46, 489-506.

22.        Rodríguez-González, M., Schweer-Collins, M., Greenman, P.G., Lafontaine, M.-F., Fatás, M., & Sandberg, J.G. (2020). “Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of Training in EFT: A Multi-National Study in Spanish-speaking Countries.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 46(2), 304-320.

23.        Koser, K. (2020). “Fertility Counseling with Couples: A Theoretical Approach.” The Family Journal, 28(1), 25-32.

24.       Slootmaeckers, J., & Migerode, L. (2020). “EFT and Intimate Partner Violence: A Roadmap to De-escalating Violent Patterns.” Family Process, 59(2), 328-345.

25.        Welch, T. S., Lachmar, E. M., Leija, S. G., Easley, T., Blow, A. J., Wittenborn, A. K. (2019). “Establishing safety in emotionally focused couple therapy: A single-case process study.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 45, 621– 634.

26.        Zeytinoglu Saydam, S., & Nino, A. (2019). “A Tool for Connection: Using Person of the Therapist Model in Emotionally Focused Therapy Supervision.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 45(2), 233-243.

27.        Bouchard, K., Greenman, P., Pipe, A., Johnson, S., & Tulloch, H. (2019). “Reducing Caregiver Distress and Cardiovascular Risk: A Focus on Caregiver-Patient Relationship Quality.” Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 35(10), 1409-1411.

28.        Brubacher, L.L., & Wiebe, S.A. (2019). “Process-research to Practice in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: A Map for Reflective Practice.” Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 30(4), 292-313.

29.        Nightingale, M., Ibilola Awosan, C., & Stavrianopoulos, K. (2019). “Emotionally Focused Therapy: A Culturally Sensitive Approach for African American Heterosexual Couples.” Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 30(3), 221-244.

30.        Morgis, B., Ewing, E., Liu, T., Slaughter-Acey, J., Fisher, K., & Jampol, R. (2019). “A Hold Me Tight Workshop for Couple Attachment and Sexual Intimacy.” Contemporary Family Therapy, 41(4), 368-383.

31.        Lafontaine, M.-F., Lonergan, M., Best, M., Greenman, P., & Johnson, S.M. (2019). “Impasses fréquentes et leur résolution au sein de la thérapie de couple axée sur l’émotion / Frequent Impasses and Their Resolution Within Emotion-Based Couple Therapy.” Psychologie Québec, June 2019.

32.        Johnson, S.M. (2019). “Attachment in Action — Changing the face of 21st century couple therapy.” Current Opinion in Psychology, 25, 101-104.

33.        Feeney, J., & Fitzgerald, J. (2019). “Attachment, conflict and relationship quality: laboratory-based and clinical insights.” Current Opinion in Psychology, 25, 127-131.

34.        Wittenborn, A.K., Liu, T., Ridenour, T.A., Lachmar, E.M., Rouleau, E., & Seedall, R.B. (2019). “Randomized controlled trial of emotionally focused couple therapy compared to treatment as usual for depression: Outcomes and mechanisms of change.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 45, 395-409.

35.        Beasley, C.C., & Ager, R. (2019). “Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: A Systematic Review of its Effectiveness Over the past 19 Years.” Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work, 16(2), 144-159.

36.        Almond, K., Allan, R. (2019). “Incorporating MDMA as an Adjunct in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy with Clients Impacted by Trauma or PTSD.” The Family Journal, 27(3), 293-299.

37.        Linhof, A.Y., & Allan, R. (2019). “A Narrative Expansion of Emotionally Focused Therapy with Intercultural Couples.” The Family Journal, 27(1), 44-49.

38.        Kennedy, N.W., Johnson, S.M., Wiebe, S.A., Willett, J.B., & Tasca, G.A. (2018). “Conversations for Connection: An Outcome Assessment of the Hold-Me-Tight Relationship-Education Program for Couples, and Recommendations for Improving Future Research Methodology in Relationship Education.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 45(3), 431-446.

39.        Wiebe, S.A., Elliott, C., Johnson, S.M., Burgess Moser, M., Dalgleish, T.L., Lafontaine, M-F., & Tasca, G.A. (2018). “Attachment Change in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy and Sexual Satisfaction Outcomes in a Two-year Follow-up Study.” Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, 18(1), 1-21. DOI: 10.1080/15332691.2018.1481799.

40.        Allan, R., & Westhaver, A. (2018). “Attachment Theory and Gay Male Relationships: A Scoping Review.” Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 14:4, 295-316.

41.        Alder, M.C., Dyer, W.J., Sandberg, J.G., Davis, S.Y., & Holt-Lunstad, J. (2018). “Emotionally-focused therapy and treatment as usual comparison groups in decreasing depression: A clinical pilot study.” The American Journal of Family Therapy, 46(5), 541-555.

42.        Lesch, E., de Bruin, K., & Anderson, C. (2018). “A Pilot Implementation of the Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy Group Psycho-education Program in a South African Setting.” Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, 17(4), 313-337.

43.        Slootmaeckers, J., & Migerode, L. (2018). “Fighting for Connection: Patterns of Intimate Partner Violence.” Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, 17(4), 294-312.

44.        Johnson, S.M., Simakhodskaya, Z., & Moran, M. (2018). “Addressing Issues of Sexuality in Couples Therapy: Emotionally Focused Therapy Meets Sex Therapy.” Current Sexual Health Reports, 10(2), 65-71.

45.        Bell, C.A., Denton, W.H., Martin, G., Coffey, A.D., Hanks, C.O., Cornwell, C.S., & Priest, J.B. (2018). “Learning Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Four Clinicians’ Perspectives.” Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, 17(1), 61-78.

46.        Fletcher, K., & MacIntosh, H. (2018). “Emotionally Focused Therapy in the Context of Addictions: A Case Study.” The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 26(3) 330-340.

47.        Feuerman, M.L. (2018). “Therapeutic Presence in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy.” Journal of Experiential Psychotherapy, Vol. 21, No. 3 (83), 22-32.

48.        Negash, S., Carlson, S.H., & Linder, J.N. (2018). “Emotionally focused therapy and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing: An integrated treatment to heal the trauma of infidelity.” Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 7(3-4), 143-157.

49.        Conradi, H.J., Dingemanse, P., Noordhof, A., Finkenauer, C., & Kamphuis, J.H. (2017). “Effectiveness of the ‘Hold me Tight’ Relationship Enhancement Program in a Self-referred and a Clinician-referred Sample: An Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy-Based Approach.” Family Process, 57(3), 613-628.

50.        Burgess Moser, M., Johnson, S.M., Dalgleish, T.L., Wiebe, S.A., & Tasca, G. (2017). “The impact of blamer-softening on romantic attachment in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 44(4), 640-654.

51.        Weissman, N., Batten, S.V., Rheem, K.D., Wiebe, S.A., Pasillas, R.M., Potts, W., Barone, M., Brown, C.H., & Dixon, L.B. (2017). “The Effectiveness of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy with Veterans With PTSD: A Pilot Study.” Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, 17(1), 25-41.

52.        Wong, T.Y., Greenman, P.S., & Beaudoin, V. (2017). “‘Hold Me Tight’: The generalizability of an attachment-based group intervention to Chinese Canadian couples.” Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy — Innovations in Clinical and Educational Interventions, 17(1), 42-60.

53.        Brubacher, L.L. (2017). “Emotionally focused individual therapy: An attachment-based experiential/systemic perspective.” Person-Centered & Experiential Psychotherapies, 16(1), 50- 67.

54.        Johnson, S.M. (2017). “The new era of couple therapy — Innovation Indeed.” Person-Centered & Experiential Psychotherapies, 16(1), 39-49. Plenary address at 2016 New York PCEP Conference.

55.        Wiebe, S.A., & Johnson, S.M. (2017). “Creating Relationships that Foster Resilience in Emotionally Focused Therapy.” Current Opinion in Psychology, 13, 65-69.

56.        Lee, N.A., Spengler, P.M., Mitchell, A.M., Spengler, E.S., & Spiker, D.A. (2017). “Facilitating Withdrawer Re-engagement in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: A Modified Task Analysis.” Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 6(3), 205-225.

57.        Lee, N.A., Furrow, J.L., & Bradley, B.A. (2017). “Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy for Parents Raising a Child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder: A pilot study.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 43(4), 662-673.

58.        Spengler, P.M., & Lee, N.A. (2017). “A funny thing happened when my scientist self and my practitioner self became an integrated scientist-practitioner: A tale of two couple therapists transformed.” Counseling Psychology Quarterly, 30(3), 323-421.

59.        Allan, R., & Johnson, S.M. (2017). “Conceptual and application issues: Emotionally Focused Therapy with gay male couples.” Journal of Couple & Relationship therapy: Innovations in Clinical and Educational Interventions, 16(4), 286-305.

60.        Dănilăi, O., & Herb, S. (2017). “Back to the Basics – Emotionally Focused Psychotherapy Approach in Times of Unpredictability and Isolation.” Journal of Experiential Psychotherapy, Vol.20 no. 4 (80), 14-24.

61.       Wiebe, S., Johnson, S.M., Burgess-Moser, M., Dalgleish, T., Lafontaine, M., & Tasca, G. (2016). “Predicting follow-up outcomes in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: The role of change in trust, relationship-specific attachment, and emotional engagement.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 43(2), 213-226.

62.       Wiebe, S., Johnson, S.M., Burgess-Moser, M., Dalgleish, T., Lafontaine, M., & Tasca, G. (2016). “Two-year follow-up outcomes in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: An investigation of relationship satisfaction and attachment trajectories.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 43(2), 227-244.

63.       Willis, A.B., Haslam, D.R., & Bermudez, J.M. (2016). “Harnessing the power of play in EFFT with preschool children.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 42(4), 673-687.

64.       Wiebe, S.A., & Johnson, S.M. (2016). “A Review of the Research in Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples.” Family Process, 55(3), 390-407.

65.       Allan, R. (2016). “The Use of Emotionally Focused Therapy with Separated or Divorced Couples/ Le recours à la thérapie centrée sur l’émotion auprès des couples séparés ou divorcés.” Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 50(3-S), S62-S79.

66.       Love, H.A., Moore, R.M., & Stanish, N.A. (2016). “Emotionally focused therapy for couples recovering from sexual addiction.” Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 31(2), 176-189.

67.       Grayer, J. (2016). “Emotionally focused therapy for couples: a safe haven from which to explore sex during and after cancer.” Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 31(4), 488-492.

68.       Girard, A., & Woolley, S.R. (2016). “Using Emotionally Focused Therapy to treat sexual desire discrepancy in couples.” Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 43(8), 720-735.

69.       Burgess-Moser, M., Johnson, S.M., Dalgleish, T., Lafontaine, M., Wiebe, S., & Tasca, G. (2015). “Changes in relationship-specific attachment in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 42(2), 231-245.

70.       Dagleish, T., Johnson, S.M., Burgess Moser, M., Wiebe, S.A. & Tasca, G. (2015). “Predicting key change events in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 41(3), 260-275.

71.       Dagleish, T.L., Johnson, S.M., Burgess Moser, M., Lafontaine, M.F., Wiebe, S.A., & Tasca, G.A. (2015). “Predicting change in marital satisfaction throughout Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 41(3), 276-291.

72.       Subramaniam, S., & Wittenborn, A.K. (2015). “An Emotionally Focused Workbook for Couples.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 41(3), 385-386. (Book review)

73.       Blow, A.J., Curtis, A.F., Wittenborn, A.K., & Gorman, L. (2015). “Relationship Problems and Military Related PTSD: The Case for Using Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples.” Contemporary Family Therapy, 37(3), 261-270.

74.       Sandberg, J.G., Brown, A.P., Schade, L.C., Novak, J.R., Denton, W.H., & Holt-Lundstad, J. (2015). “Measuring Fidelity in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT): A Pilot Test of the EFT Therapist Fidelity Scale.” The American Journal of Family Therapy, 43(3), 251-268.

75.       Maier, C.A. (2015). “Feminist-Informed Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy as Treatment for Eating Disorders.” The American Journal of Family Therapy, 43(2), 151-162.

76.       Schade, L.C., Sandberg, J.G., Bradford, A., Harper, J.M., Holt-Lunstad, J., & Miller, R.B. (2015). “A Longitudinal View of the Association Between Therapist Warmth and Couples’ In-Session Process: An Observational Pilot Study of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 41(3), 292-307.

77.       Karris, M., & Caldwell, B.E. (2015). “Integrating Emotionally Focused Therapy, Self-Compassion, and Compassion-Focused Therapy to Assist Shame-Prone Couples Who Have Experienced Trauma.” The Family Journal, 23(4), 346-357.

78.       Stavrianopoulos, K. (2015). “Enhancing relationship satisfaction among college student couples: An Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) approach.” Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy — Innovations in Clinical and Educational Interventions, 14(1), 1-16.

79.       Mehr, S.E., Bahrami, F., Karami, B., Mehr, Y.E., Hedayati, A.M., Ahmadi, S., & Rozeyan, A. (2014). “Studying the effect of emotion focused therapy on couples’ attachment styles.” MAGNT Research Report, 2 (5), 595-602.

80.       McRae, T.R., Dalgleish, T.L., Johnson, S.M., Burgess Moser, M., & Killian, K.D. (2014). “Emotion regulation and key change events in emotionally focused couple therapy.” Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, 13(1), 1-24.

81.       Stavrianopoulos, K., Faller, G., & Furrow, J.L. (2014). “Emotionally Focused Family Therapy: Facilitating Change within a Family System.” Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, 13(1), 25- 43.

82.       Johnson, S.M., Burgess Moser, M., Beckes, L., Smith, A., Dalgleish, T., Halchuk, R., Hasselmo, K., Greenman, P.S., Merali, Z., & Coan, J.A. (2013). “Soothing the threatened brain: Leveraging contact comfort with Emotionally Focused Therapy.” PLOS ONE, 8(11): e79314.

83.       Johnson, S.M., & Greenman, P. (2013). “Commentary: Of Course It Is All About Attachment!Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 39(4), 421-423.

84.       Greenman, P., & Johnson, S. (2013). “Process Research on EFT for Couples: Linking Theory to Practice.” Family Process, Special Issue: Couple Therapy, 52(1), 46-61.

85.       Dalton, E.J., Greenman, P.S., Classen, C., & Johnson, S.M. (2013). “Nurturing Connections in the Aftermath of Childhood Trauma: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFCT) for Female Survivors of Childhood Abuse.” Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 2(3), 209-221.

86.       Zuccarini, D., Johnson, S.M., Dalgleish, T.L., & Makinen, J.A. (2013). “Forgiveness and Reconciliation in Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples: The Client Change Process and Therapist Interventions.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 39(2), 148-162.

87.       Tilley, D., & Palmer, G. (2013). “Enactments in Emotionally Focused Therapy: Shaping Moments of Contact and Change.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 39(3), 299-313.

88.       Priest, J.B. (2013). “Emotionally Focused Therapy as Treatment for Couples With Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Relationship Distress.” Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy: Innovations in Clinical and Educational Interventions, 12(1), 22-37.

89.       Schade, L.C. (2013). “Non-suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI): A Case for Using Emotionally Focused Family Therapy.” Contemporary Family Therapy, 35(3), 568–582.

90.       Adamson, N.A. (2013). “Emotionally focused therapy with couples facing breast cancer: a theoretical foundation and descriptive case study.” Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 31(6), 712- 26.

91.       Sandberg, J.G., Knestel, A., & Cluff Schade, L. (2013). “From Head to Heart: A Report on Clinicians’ Perceptions of the Impact of Learning Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy on Their Personal and Professional Lives.” Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, 12, 38-57.

92.       Swank, L.E., & Wittenborn, A.K. (2013). “Repairing Alliance Ruptures in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: A Preliminary Task Analysis.” The American Journal of Family Therapy, 41(5), 389- 402.

93.       McLean, L.M., Walton, T., Rodin, G., Esplen, M.J., & Jones, J.M. (2013). “A couple-based intervention for patients and caregivers facing end-stage cancer: outcomes of a randomized controlled trial.” Psycho-Oncology, 22(1), 28-38.

94.       Sandberg, J.G., Busby, D.M., Johnson, S.M., & Yoshida, K. (2012). “The Brief Accessibility, Responsiveness, and Engagement (BARE) Scale: A Tool for Measuring Attachment Behavior in Couple Relationships.” Family Process, 51(4), 512-526.

95.       Chapman, D.M., & Caldwell, B.E. (2012). “Attachment Injury Resolution in Couples when One Partner is Trans-Identified.” Journal of Systemic Therapies, 31(2), 36-53.

96.       Baars, J., & Wagenaar, C.L.A. (2012). “Families and Family Therapy in the Netherlands.” International Review of Psychiatry, 24(2), 144-148.

97.       Caron, A., Lafontaine, M.-F., Bureau, J.-F., Levesque, C., & Johnson, S.M. (2012). “Comparisons of attachment in close relationships: An evaluation of relationship quality and attachment to parents, friends, and romantic partners in young adults.” Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 44, 245- 256.

98.       Johnson, S.M., & Wittenborn, A.K. (2012). “New research findings on emotionally focused therapy: Introduction to special section.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Vol.38, Supplement s1, 18- 22.

99.       Denton, W.H., Wittenborn, A.K., & Golden, R.N. (2012). “Augmenting antidepressant medication treatment of depressed women with emotionally focused therapy for couples: A randomized pilot study.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Vol.38, Supplement s1, 23-38.

100.       Furrow, J.L., Edwards, S.A., Choi, Y., & Bradley, B. (2012). “Therapist presence in emotionally focused couple therapy blamer softening events: promoting change through emotional experience.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Vol.38, Supplement s1, 39-49.

101.       Wittenborn, A.K. (2012). “Exploring the Influence of the Attachment Organizations of Novice Therapists on their Delivery of Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Vol.38, Supplement s1, 50-62.

102.      Lebow, J.L., Chambers, A.L., Christensen, A., & Johnson, S.M. (2012). “Research on the Treatment of Couple Distress.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 38(1), 145-168.

103.      Greenman, P.S., & Johnson, S.M. (2012). “United we stand: Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for Couples in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.” Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session, 68(5), 561-569.

104.       Fitzgerald, J., & Thomas, J. (2012). “A report: Couples with medical conditions, attachment theoretical perspectives and evidence for Emotionally-focused Couples Therapy.” Journal of Contemporary Family Therapy, Vol. 34(2), 277-281.

105.       Cluff Schade, L., & Sandberg, J.G. (2012). “Healing the Attachment Injury of Marital Infidelity Using Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: A Case Illustration.” The American Journal of Family Therapy, 40(5), 434-444.

106.       Sexton, T., Coop-Gordon, K., Gurman, A., Lebow, J., Holtzworth-Munroe, A., & Johnson, S.M. (2011). “Guidelines for classifying evidence-based treatments in couple and family therapy.” Family Process, 50(3), 377-392.

107.       Sandberg, J.G. (2011). “Introduction to the Special Section on Learning Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy.” Journal of Marital & Family Therapy, 37(4), 377-379.

108.       Montagno, M., Svatovic, M., & Levenson, H. (2011). “Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of Training in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Professional and Personal Aspects.” Journal of Marital & Family Therapy, 37(4), 380-392.

109.       Sandberg, J.G., & Knestel, A. (2011). “The Experience of Learning Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy.” Journal of Marital & Family Therapy, 37(4), 393-410.

110.       Palmer-Olsen, L., Gold, L.L., & Woolley, S.R. (2011). “Supervising Emotionally Focused Therapists: A Systematic Research-Based Model.” Journal of Marital & Family Therapy, 37(4), 411-426.

111.     Halchuk, R., Makinen, J., & Johnson, S.M. (2010). “Resolving attachment injuries in couples using Emotionally Focused Therapy: A 3-year follow-up.” Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, 9(1), 31-47.

112.     Hardtke, K.K., Armstrong, M.S., & Johnson, S.M. (2010). “Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: a full treatment model well-suited to the specific needs of lesbian couples.” Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, 9(4), 312-326.

113.     Johnson, S.M., & Zuccarini, D. (2010). “Integrating sex and attachment in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 36(4), 431-445.

114.     Honarparvaran, N., Tabrizy, M., & Navabinejad, Sh. (2010). “The efficacy of emotionally focused couple therapy (EFT-C) training with regard to reducing sexual dissatisfaction among couples.” European Journal of Scientific Research, 43(4), 538-545.

115.     Denton, W., Johnson, S., & Burleson, B. (2009). “Emotion-Focused Therapy- Therapist Fidelity Scale (EFT-TFS): Conceptual development and content validity.” Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, 8(3), 226-246.

116.     Naaman, S., Radwan, K., & Johnson, S. (2009). “Coping with early breast cancer: Couple adjustment processes and couple-based interventions.” Psychiatry, 72(4), 321-345.

117.     Naaman, S.C., Radwan, K., Fergusson, D., & Johnson, S. (2009). “Status of psychological trails in breast cancer patients: A report of three meta-analyses.” Psychiatry, 72(1), 50-69.

118.     Burgess Moser, M., & Johnson, S.M. (2008). “The Integration of Systems and Humanistic Approaches in Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples.” Person Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies: Special issue on Working with Couples and Families, 7(4), 262-278.

119.     Macintosh, H.B., & Johnson, S. (2008). “Emotionally focused therapy for couples and childhood sexual abuse survivors.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 34, 298-315.

120.     Naaman, S., Johnson S., Radwan, K. (2008). “Evaluation of the clinical efficacy of Emotionally Focused Therapy on psychological adjustment of couples facing early breast cancer.” (Doctoral Dissertation). School of Clinical Psychology, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada.

121.     Duplassie, D., Macknee, C., & Williams, M. (2008). “Critical incidents that help and hinder learning emotionally focused therapy for couples.” Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, 7(1), 1–18.

122.     Couture-Lalande, M., Greenman, P.S., Naaman, S., & Johnson, S.M. (2007). “La thérapie de couple axée sur l’émotion (EFT) pour traiter les couples dont la femme a le cancer du sein: Une étude exploratoire / Emotionally focused therapy (EFT) for couples with a female partner who suffers from breast cancer: an exploratory study.” Psycho-Oncology, 1, 257–264. (Journal of the Psychological, Social and Behavioral Dimensions of Cancer).

123.     Johnson, S.M. (2007). “The contribution of emotionally focused couples therapy.” Special Edition – Journal of Contemporary Psychology: Humanistic Psychology, 37(1), 47-52.

124.     Nelson, T., Chenail, R.J., Alexander, J., Crane, R.D., Johnson, S.M., & Schwallie, L. (2007). “The development of core competencies for the practice of marriage and family therapy.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 33(4), 417-438.

125.     McLean, L., & Nissim, R. (2007). “Marital Therapy for couples facing advanced cancer: Case review.” Journal of Palliative and Supportive Care, 5(3), 303-313.

126.     Efron, D., & Bradley, B. (2007). “Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and Emotionally Focused Family Therapy (EFFT): A Challenge/Opportunity for Systemic and Post-Systemic Therapists.” Journal of Systemic Therapies, 26(4), 1-4.

127.     Johnson, S.M. (2007). “A new era for couple therapy: Theory, research and practice in concert.” Journal of Systemic Therapies, 26(4), 5-16.

128.     Palmer, G., & Efron, D. (2007). “Emotionally Focused Family Therapy: Developing the Model.” Journal of Systemic Therapies, 26(4), 17-24.

129.     Bradley, B., & Furrow, J. (2007). “Inside Blamer Softening: Maps and Missteps.” Journal of Systemic Therapies, 26(4), 25-43.

130.     Furrow, J.L., & Palmer, G. (2007). “EFFT and Blended Families: Building Bonds From The Inside Out.” Journal of Systemic Therapies, 26(4), 44-58.

131.     Stiell, K., Naaman, S., & Lee, A. (2007). “Couples and Chronic Illness: An Attachment Perspective and Emotionally Focused Therapy Interventions.” Journal of Systemic Therapies, 26(4), 59-74.

132.     Caldwell, B.E., Woolley, S.R., & Caldwell, C.J. (2007). “Preliminary estimates of cost-effectiveness for marital therapy.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 33(3), 392-405.

133.     Johnson, S.M., & Greenman, P. (2006). “The path to a secure bond.” Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session, 62(5), 597-609.

134.     Johnson, S.M. (2006). “Integration in emotionally focused therapy: A reply to Simon (2004).” The Family Journal, 14(1), 8-12.

135.     Makinen, J., & Johnson, S.M. (2006). “Resolving attachment injuries in couples using EFT: Steps towards forgiveness and reconciliation.” Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74(6), 1055- 1064.

136.     Woolley, S., & Johnson, S.M. (2006). “Creating secure connections: Emotionally focused therapy.” Japanese Journal of Addiction and the Family, 23(2), 329-346.

137.     Wittenborn, A.K., Faber, A.J., Harvey, A.M., & Thomas, V.K. (2006). “Emotionally Focused Family Therapy and Play Therapy Techniques.” The American Journal of Family Therapy, 34(4), 333–342.

138.     Reid, R.C., & Woolley, S.R. (2006). “Using Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples to Resolve Attachment Ruptures Created by Hypersexual Behavior.” Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 13(2-3), 219-239.

139.     Johnson, S.M. (2005). “The evolution of couple therapy.” The Psychologist: British Psychological Association, 18(9), 538-539.

140.     Johnson, S.M. (2005). “Broken bonds: An emotionally focused approach to infidelity.” Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, 4(2-3), 17-29.

141.     Wood, N.D., Crane, D.R., Schaalje, G.B., & Law, D.D. (2005). “What Works for Whom: A Meta- Analytic Review of Marital and Couples Therapy in Reference to Marital Distress.” The American Journal of Family Therapy, 33(4), 273-287.

142.     Naaman, S., Pappas, J.D., Makinen, J., Zuccarini, D., & Johnson-Douglas, S.M. (2005). “Treating Attachment Injured Couples with Emotionally Focused Therapy: A case study approach.” Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 68(1), 55-77.

143.     Crawley, J., & Grant, J. (2005). “Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples and Attachment Theory.” Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 26(2), 82-89.

144.     Bradley, B., & Furrow, J.L. (2004). “Toward a Mini-Theory of the Blamer Softening Event: Tracking the Moment by Moment Process.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 30(2), 233-246.

145.     Efron, D. (2004). “The use of Emotionally Focused Family Therapy in a Children’s Mental Health Center.” Journal of Systemic Therapies, 23(3), 78-90.

146.     Kowal, J., Johnson, S.M., & Lee. A. (2003). “Chronic illness in couples: A case for emotionally focused therapy.” Journal of Marital Family Therapy, 29(3), 299-310.

147.     Johnson, S.M. (2003). “The revolution in couple therapy: A practitioner scientist perspective.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 29(3), 365-384.

148.     Dessaulles, A., Johnson, S.M., & Denton, W. (2003). “Emotion-focused therapy for couples in the treatment of depression: A pilot study.” American Journal of Family Therapy, 31(5), 345-353.

149.     Johnson, S.M. (2003). “Let us keep emotion at the forefront: A reply to Roberts and Koval.” Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, 2(1), 15-20.

150.     Laucius, J. (2003). “How to mend a broken heart – An Ottawa Psychologist is Mapping the Way to Healing Marital ‘Injuries’.” ©Copyright 2003, The Ottawa Citizen.

151.     Johnson, S.M. (2003). “Emotionally focused couples therapy (EFT).” Presented at the Association of Family Therapist of Northern California & San Francisco Psychological Association.

152.     Palmer, G., & Johnson, S.M. (2002). “Becoming an emotionally focused therapist.” Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, 1(3), 1-20.

153.     Clothier, P., Manion, I., Gordon Walker, J., & Johnson, S.M. (2002). “Emotionally focused interventions for couples with chronically ill children: A two year follow-up.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 28(4), 391-398.

154.     Keiley, M. (2002). “Affect Regulation and Attachment Focused Treatment of a Husband with OCD and his Wife.” Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, 1(1), 25-44.

155.     Johnson, S.M. (2001). “Emotions and change, adult attachment & process research.” Presented at the American Association of Marriage & Family Therapy Annual Conference.

156.     Johnson, S.M., Makinen, J., & Millikin, J. (2001). “Attachment injuries in couple relationships: A new perspective on impasses in couples therapy.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 27(2), 145-155.

157.     Dankoski, M.D. (2001). “Pulling on the Heart Strings: An Emotionally Focused Approach to Family Life Cycle Transitions.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 27(2), 177-189.

158.     Vatcher, C., & Bogo, M. (2001). “The Feminist / Emotionally Focused Therapy Practice Model: An Integrated Approach for Couple Therapy.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 27(1), 69-83.

159.     Protinsky, H., Sparks, J., & Flemke, K. (2001). “Using Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing to Enhance Treatment of Couples.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 27(2), 157-164. (Includes discussion of EFT)

160.     Bradley, B. (2001). “An Intimate Look into Emotionally Focused Therapy: An Interview with Susan M. Johnson.” Marriage & Family – A Christian Journal, 4(2), 117-124.

161.     Johnson, S.M. (2000). “An attachment perspective on couples therapy.” Bar Ilan University.

162.     Schwartz, R., & Johnson, S.M. (2000). “Does family therapy have emotional intelligence?Family Process, 39(1), 29-33.

163.     Millikin, J., & Johnson, S.M. (2000). “Telling tales: Disquisitions in emotionally focused therapy.” Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 11(1), 73-79.

164.     Johnson, S.M., & Lebow, J. (2000). “The coming of age of couple therapy: A decade review.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 26(1), 23-38.

165.     Denton, W., Burleson, B.R., Clark, T.E., Rodriguez, C.P., & Hobbs, B.V. (2000). “A Randomized Trial of Emotion-Focused Therapy for Couples in a Training Clinic.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 26(1), 65-78.

166.     Johnson, S.M., & Whiffen, V. (1999). “Made to measure: Adapting emotionally focused couple therapy to partners’ attachment.” Clinical Psychology: Science & Practice, Special Edition on Individual Differences and Couples Therapy, 6(4), 366- 381.

167.     Johnson, S.M., Hunsley, J., Greenberg, L., & Schindler, D. (1999). “Emotionally focused couples therapy: Status & Challenges (A meta-analysis).” Journal of Clinical Psychology: Science & Practice, 6(1), 67-79.

168.     Saxe, B.J., & Johnson, S.M. (1999). “An empirical investigation of group treatment for a clinical population of adult female incest survivors.” Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 8(1), 67-88.

169.     Johnson, S.M., Maddeaux, C. & Blouin, J. (1998). “Emotionally focused family therapy for bulimia: Changing attachment patterns.” Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 35(2), 238-247.

170.     Johnson, S.M., & Greenberg, L.S. (1998). “Emotion in Systemic Therapies.” Journal of Systemic Therapies, 17(2), 126-133. (Prologue and Summary Paper.)

171.     Johnson, S.M. (1998). “Listening to the music: Emotion as a natural part of systems theory.” Journal of Systemic Therapies: Special Edition. The use of emotions in couples and family therapy, 17, 1-17. Guilford Press.

172.     Whiffen, V., & Johnson, S.M. (1998). “An attachment theory framework for the treatment of childbearing depression.” Clinical Psychology: Science & Practice, 5(4), 478-493.

173.     Johnson, S.M., & Williams-Keeler, L. (1998). “Creating healing relationships for couples dealing with trauma: The use of emotionally focused marital therapy.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 24(1), 25-40.

174.     Willians-Keeler, L., McCarrey, M., Baranowsky, A.B., Young, M., & Johnson, S.M. (1998). “PTSD Transmission: A review of secondary traumatization in Holocaust survivor families.” Canadian Psychology, 39(4), 247-256.

175.     Baucom, D., Shoham, V., Mueser, K., Daiuto, A., & Stickle, T. (1998). “Empirically Supported Couple and Family Interventions for Marital Distress and Adult Mental Health Problems.” Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, 66(1), 53-88.

176.     Johnson, S.M. (1997). “A Critical Review of Marital Therapy Outcome.” The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 42(3), 323.

177.     Johnson, S.M., & Talitman, E. (1997). “Predictors of Success in Emotionally Focused Marital Therapy.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 23(2), 135-152.

178.     Gordon Walker, J., Johnson, S.M., & Manion, I., & Cloutier, P. (1996). “Emotionally focused marital intervention for couples with chronically ill children.” Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 64(5), 1029-1036.

179.     McPhee, D., Johnson, S.M., & van der Veer, M.C. (1995). “Low sexual desire in women: The effects of marital therapy.” Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 21(3), 159-182.

180.     Dunn, R.T., & Schwebel, A.I. (1995). “Meta-analytic review of marital therapy outcome research.” Journal of Family Psychology, 9(1), 58-68.

181.     Dandeneau, M., & Johnson, S.M. (1994). “Facilitating intimacy: Interventions and effects.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 20(1), 17-33.

182.     Greenberg, L.S., Ford, C., Alden, L., & Johnson, S.M. (1993). “In-session change in emotionally focused therapy for couples.” Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 61(1), 78-84.

183.     Gordon Walker, J., Manion, I., Cloutier, P.F., & Johnson, S.M. (1992). “Measuring marital distress in couples with chronically ill children: The Dyadic Adjustment Scale.” Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 17(3), 345-357.

184.     Goldman, A., & Greenberg, L. (1992). “Comparison of Integrated Systemic and Emotionally Focused Approaches to Couples Therapy.” Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 60(6), 962-969.

185.     Johnson, S.M. (1991). “Marital therapy: Issues and challenges.” Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience, 16(3), 176-181.

186.     Johnson, S.M., & Greenberg, L.S. (1991). “There are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in BMT: A reply to Jacobson.” Journal of Family Psychology, 4(4), 407-415.

187.     James, P. (1991). “Effects of a Communication Training Component Added to an Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 17(3), 263-275.

188.     Johnson, S.M. (1989). “Integrating marital and individual therapy for incest survivors: A case study.” Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 26(1), 96-103.

189.     Johnson, S.M., & Greenberg, L.S. (1989). “The therapeutic alliance in marital therapy.” Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 3(2), 97-110.

190.     Greenberg, L.S., & Johnson, S.M. (1988). “Curative principles in marital therapy.” Journal of Family Psychology, 2(1), 28-31.

191.     Johnson, S.M., & Greenberg, L.S. (1988). “Relating process to outcome in marital therapy.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 14, 175-183.

192.     Johnson, S.M. (1987). “Marital therapy: Issues and directions.” International Journal of Psychiatry, 8, 63-78.

193.     Johnson, S.M., & Greenberg, L.S. (1987). “Integration in marital therapy: Issues and progress.” The International Journal of Eclectic Psychotherapy, 6, 202-215.

194.     Johnson, S.M., & Greenberg, L.S. (1987). “Emotionally focused marital therapy: An overview.” Psychotherapy, 24(3S), 552-560.

195.     Greenberg, L.S., & Johnson, S.M. (1986). “Affect in marital therapy.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 12(1), 1-10.

196.     Greenberg, L.S., & Johnson, S.M. (1986). “When to evoke emotion and why: Process diagnosis in couples therapy.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 12(1), 19-23.

197.     Johnson, S.M. (1986). “Bonds or bargains: Relationship paradigms and their significance for marital therapy.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 12(3), 259-267.

198.     Johnson, S.M., & Greenberg, L.S. (1985). “Emotionally focused couples therapy: An outcome study.” The Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 11(3), 313-317.

199.     Johnson, S.M.,& Greenberg, L.S. (1985). “The differential effects of experiential and problem-solving interventions in resolving marital conflict.” The Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, 53, 175-184.

200.     Johnson, S.M. (1982). “Staff cohesion in residential treatment.” Child Care Quarterly, 11(3), 204- 210.

201.     Johnson, S.M. (1982). “Residential treatment for emotionally disturbed adolescents: A Review of the literature.” Canada’s Mental Health, 30, 5-8.

202.     Johnson, S.M. (1981). “Staff cohesion in residential treatment.” The Journal of Youth & Adolescence, 10, 221-232.

 

Iranian Articles:

203.      Motaharinasab, A., Zare Bahramabadi, M. & Ahmadi, K. (2016). “The Effect of Emotionally Focused Therapy on Emotional Expression Styles Among Married Women.” International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 14(4), 505-513.

204.     Soleimani, A.A., Najafi, M., Ahmadi, Kh., Javidi, N., Hoseini Kamkar, E., & Mahboubi, M. (2015). “The effectiveness of emotionally focused couples therapy on sexual satisfaction and marital adjustment of infertile couples with marital conflicts.” International Journal of Fertility and Sterility, 9(3), 393-402.

205.     Ahmadi, F.S., Zarei, E. & Fallahchai, S.R. (2014). “The Effectiveness of Emotionally-Focused Couple Therapy in Resolution of Marital Conflicts between the Couples Who Visited the Consultation Centers.” Journal of Education and Management Studies, 4(1), 118-123.

206.     Soltani, M., Shairi, M.R., Roshan, R., & Rahimi, C.R. (2014). “The impact of emotionally focused therapy on emotional distress in infertile couples.” International Journal of Fertility& Sterility, 7(4), 337-344.

207.     Mehr, S.E., Bahrami, F., Karami, B., Mehr, Y.E., Hedayati, A.M., Ahmadi, S. & Rozeyan, A. (2014). “Studying the effect of emotion focused therapy on couples’ attachment styles.” MAGNT Research Report, Vol.2(5), 595-602.

208.     Soltani, M., Molazadeh, J., Mahmoodi, M., & Hosseini, S. (2013). “A Study on the effectiveness of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy on Intimacy of Couples.” Social and Behavioral Sciences, Vol.82, 461-465.