Dr. Sue Johnson EdD

About the author


Dr. Sue Johnson, author of Hold Me Tight, was born in 1947 in the United Kingdom. A Canadian psychologist, author, and couples therapist, Dr. Johnson is best known for her work with bonding, romantic relationships, and attachment. Her focus has been on a concept called emotionally focused therapy. Dr. Johnson has written several books on this subject including, Attachment Theory in Practice (2018), Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy with Trauma Survivors (2002), and Created for Connection (2016).

Dr. Johnson, an avid fan of both Argentine tango and kayaking, currently resides in British Columbia with her husband.