Dr. Sue Johnson

  • Sue-2014-MBGtalk-resized “Can love last forever through the ups and downs of life? Couples therapist Dr. Sue Johnson explains what it really takes to make a relationship work.”

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    Dr. Sue Johnson is a bestselling author, a clinical psychologist, Distinguished Research Professor, dynamic speaker, and a recognized innovator who has changed the field of couples therapy.

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  • Cover_love-sense_wr“A life-changing book! Dr. Johnson elucidates the science of love, convincingly demonstrating the underlying emotional logic of relationships. It will enrich the lives of all who read it.”
    Richard Lannon, MD. coauthor of A General Theory of Love

    (Published in the UK as The Love Secret)

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  • Hold Me Tight

    “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

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Dr. Sue Johnson

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TALK as a Turn On

Having just come  back from the June Sex and Attachment conference in NYC, I was thinking about how we go for the sensational and the exotic in our public conversations and miss the obvious simple down to earth realities that truly define our sex lives. read more »

"This is a fascinating, paradigm-shifting book, impressive in its scope and depth and staggering in its implications for us all. It is a giant leap forward. It is also a great, fun read - enjoy!"

- Dr. Drew Pinsky on Love Sense



"Attachment lives deep in primordial pathways in the brain. And Johnson’s impressive work at commandeering this brain system to rehabilitate failing partnerships is an important contribution to those lost in the thicket of unhappy pair-bonding". - on Love Sense

- Dr. Helen Fisher, New York Times Sunday Book Review


"Romantic love is not the least bit illogical or random. It is the continuation of an ordered and wise recipe for survival. We now have a map that can guide us in creating, healing and sustaining love. This is a consummate breakthrough.”

- Dr. Sue Johnson