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Articles

Wiebe, S., Johnson, S. M., Burgess-Moser, M., Dalgleish, T., Lafontaine, M., & Tasca, G. (In press). “Two-year follow-up outcomes in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy.” Journal of Marital and Family Therapy.
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.
Elliott, C., Wiebe, S. A., Johnson, S. M. & Tasca, G. A. (2015). "Attachment & sexual satisfaction in emotionally focused therapy for couples."
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.
Dalgleish, 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.
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.
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.
Soltani, M., Shairi, M.R., Roshan, R., & Rahimi, C. (2014). "The Impact of Emotionally Focused Therapy on Emotional Distress in Infertile Couples." International Journal of Fertility and Sterility, 7(4): 337-344.
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.
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.
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.
Dalton, J., Greeman, P., Classen, C., & Johnson, S. M. (2013). "Nurturing Connections in the Aftermath of Childhood Trauma: A randomized controlled trial of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT) for Female Survivors of Childhood Abuse." Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, Vol.2(3), 209-221.
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.
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, 31-47.
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.
MacIntosh, H.B. & Johnson, S. (2008). "Emotionally focused therapy for couples and childhood sexual abuse survivors." Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 34(3), 298-315.
Naaman, S., Johnson, S.M., & 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, Canada.
Couture-Lalande, M.-E., 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(4), 257–264. (Journal of the Psychological, Social and Behavioral Dimensions of Cancer).
Makinen, J. A. & Johnson, S. (2006). "Resolving Attachment Injuries in Couples using EFT: Steps Toward Forgiveness and Reconciliation." Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 74(6), 1055-1064.
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.
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.
Denton, W., Burleson, B., Clark, T., Rodriguez, C. & Hobbs, B. (2000). "A Randomized Trial of Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples in a Training Clinic." Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 26(1), 65-78.
Johnson, S., Hunsley, J., Greenberg, L. & Schindler, D. (1999). "Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: Status & challenges (A meta-analysis)." Journal of Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 6(1), 67-79. NOTE: Also listed under Meta-Analyses.
Johnson, S., Maddeaux, C. & Blouin, J. (1998). "Emotionally Focused Family Therapy for Bulimia: Changing Attachment Patterns." Psychotherapy: Theory, Research & Practice, 35(2), 238-247.
Gordon-Walker, J., Johnson, S., 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.
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.
Dandeneau, M. & Johnson, S. (1994). "Facilitating Intimacy: Interventions and Effects." Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 20(1), 17-33.
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.
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.
Johnson, S. & Greenberg, L. (1985). "Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: An Outcome Study." Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 11(3), 313-317.
Johnson, S. & Greenberg, L. (1985). "The Differential Effects of Experiential and Problem Solving Interventions in Resolving Marital Conflict." Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, 53, 175-184. (EFT, CBT and controls tested.)
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