Sue Johnson EdD. is the lead developer of EFT. She is the Director of both the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT) and the Ottawa Couple and Family Institute Inc., Distinguished Research Professor at Alliant University (San Diego), and Professor Emeritus of Clinical Psychology (Ottawa). Her numerous honors include the Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Couple and Family Therapy Award from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Her best known professional books include The Practice of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy and Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy with Trauma Survivors. She is also author of the best-seller Hold Me Tight, Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science in Romantic Relationships and The Emotionally Focused Training Set. In 2016, Sue was awarded the Order of Canada for her 35-year contribution to the field of Marriage and Family therapy which has made such an incredible difference worldwide.