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International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT)
Dr. Sue Johnson's Publications
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Books Authored

  1. Johnson, S.M. (2013)  Love Sense.  The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships.  New York: Little Brown
    for more information on book click Love Sense by Dr. Sue Johnson
  2. Johnson, S.M. (2008) Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love. New York: Little Brown
    for more information on book click Hold me Tight by Dr. Sue Johnson
  3. Johnson, S.M., Bradley, B., Furrow, J., Lee, A., Palmer, G., Tilley, D. & Woolley, S.(2005)  Becoming an Emotionally Focused Therapist: The Workbook. New York: Brunner /Routledge.
  4. Johnson, S.M. (2002) Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy with Trauma Survivors: Strengthening Attachment Bonds. New York: Guilford Press.
  5. Johnson, S.M. (1996) (2004 -2nd edition).  Creating Connection:  The Practice of  Emotionally Focused Marital Therapy.  New York:  Brunner/Mazel (now Brunner /Routledge).
  6. Saxe, B. J., Johnson, S.M. et al. (1994)  From victim to survivor: A group treatment model for women survivors of incest.  Government of Canada:  Health Department.  Distributed across Canada in French and English, pp. 1-188.

    A relationship enhancement program based on the 2008 book, Hold Me Tight was also created in 2009 with a Facilitator’s Guide for Small Groups and a professional DVD – Hold Me Tight: Conversations for Connection. This program is available through ICEEFT – The International Center in Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy.

 Books Edited

  1. Furrow, J., Johnson, S. & Bradley, B. (2011) The Emotionally Focused Casebook.  New York:Brunner/Routledge.
  2. Johnson, S.M. & Whiffen, V. (Spring 2003)  Attachment Processes in Couples and Families. New York: Guilford Press.
  3. Johnson, S.M. & Greenberg, L. S. (Eds.)  (1994)  The Heart of the Matter:  Emotion in Marital Therapy. New York:  Brunner/Mazel. Behavior Science Book Club Special Selection.

Chapters in Books

  1. Johnson, S. & Brubacher, L. (in press)  Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: Empiricism and Art.  In T. Sexton, G. Weeks, M. Robbins (Eds.) The Handbook of Family Therapy, New York:  Brunner/Routledge.
  2. Johnson, S. & Rheem, K. (in press) Surviving Trauma: Strengthening Couples through Emotionally Focused Therapy. In P. Noller & G. Karantzas (Eds.), Couple and Family Relationships: A Guide to Contemporary Research, Theory, Practice and Policy. New York: Wiley Blackwell.
  3. Lebow, J.L., Chambers, A., Christensen, A., & Johnson, S.M. (2012)  Marital Distress. In D. Sprenkle & R.. Chenail (Eds.), Effectiveness Research in Marriage and Family Therapy. Washington: AAMFT.
  4. Johnson, S. (2011) The Attachment Perspective on the Bonds of Love: A Prototype for Relationship Change. In J. Furrow, B. Bradley & S. Johnson, (Eds.), The Emotionally Focused Casebook.  pp 31-58.  New York: Brunner Routledge.
  5. Naaman, S., Radwan, K. & Johnson, S.M. (2011)  Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy in Chronic Medical Illness: Working with the Aftermath of Brease Cancer.  In J. Furrow, B. Bradley & S. Johnson, (Eds.), The Emotionally Focused Casebook.  pp 141-164.  New York: Brunner Routledge. 
  6. Johnson, S.M. & Faller, G. (2011)  Dancing with the Dragon: EFT with Couples Who Stand in Harms Way.   In J. Furrow, B. Bradley & S. Johnson, (Eds.), The Emotionally Focused Casebook.  pp 165-192.  New York: Brunner Routledge.
  7. Landau-North, M., Johnson, S.M., Dalgleish, T. (2011) Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy and Addiction. In J. Furrow, B. Bradley & S. Johnson, (Eds.),The Emotionally Focused Casebook.  pp 193-218.  New York: Brunner Routledge.
  8. Johnson, S.M. & Zuccarini, D.  (2011)  EFT for Sexual Issues:   An Integrated Model of Couple and Sex Therapy.  In J. Furrow, B. Bradley & S. Johnson, (Eds.), The Emotionally Focused Casebook.  pp 219-246.  New York: Brunner Routledge.
  9. Furrow, J.L., Johnson, S.M., Bradley, B. & Amodeo, J. (2011)  Spirituality and Emotonally Focused Coupe Therapy:  Exploring Common Ground.  In J. Furrow, B. Bradley & S. Johnson, (Eds.), A Casebook in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy. pp 343-372.  New York: Brunner Routledge.
  10. Furrow, J.L., Bradley, B. & Johnson, S.M.  (2011)  Lessons Learned:  Expanding the Practice of Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples.  In J. Furrow, B. Bradley & S. Johnson, (Eds.), The Emotionally Focused Casebook.  pp373-386.  New York: Brunner Routledge. 
  11. Greenman, P. S., Johnson, S.M. & Faller, G. (2011) Beyond Gender: Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy. In D.Shepard & M. Haraway (Eds.), Working successfully with men in couples counseling: A gender sensitive approach.  New York: Routledge.
  12. Johnson, S.M. (2010) Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy. In H Reis & S. Sprecher (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Human Relationships. Sage Press
  13. Johnson, S.  (2009)  Emotionally Focused Therapy:  It's all about emotion and connection.  In M. Kerman (Ed.), Clinical Pearls of Wisdom.  21 Leading therapists offer their key insights.  Norton
  14. Greenman, P., Young, M., & Johnson,S.M. (2009) Emotionally Focused Therapy with Intercultural Couples. In M. Rastogi, & V. Thomas (Eds.) Multicultural Couple Therapy,
    pp. 143-166.  New York. Sage.
  15. Johnson. S.M. (2009) Extravagant Emotion: Understanding and Transforming Love Relationships in Emotionally Focused Therapy. In  D. Fosha, D. Siegel, D.,  & M. Solomon (Eds.), The Healing Power of Emotion: Affective Neuroscience, Development, Clinical Practice. Chapter 10, pp 257-279.  New York: Norton.
  16. Johnson, S.M. & Bradley, B. (2009) Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy. In J. Bray & M. Stanton (Eds.), Handbook of Family Psychology. pp. 402-416. New York: Blackwell Publishing
  17. Johnson, S.M. & Courtois, C. (2009) Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy in the Aftermath of Complex Developmental Trauma. In C. Courtois & (Eds.) Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders: An Evidence Based Guide. pp. 371-390. New York:Guilford
  18. Johnson, S.M. & Woolley, S. (2009) Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: An Attachment Intervention. In G. Griffith (Ed.) The American Psychiatric Textbook of Psychotherapeutic Treatments in Psychiatry. pp. 553-580. Washington, DC.: APA Press.
  19. Johnson, S.M. (2009) Attachment and Emotionally Focused Therapy: Perfect partners. In J. Obegi & E. Berant (Eds.), Attachment Theory and Research in Clinical Work with Adults. pp. 410-433.  New York: Guilford.
  20. Johnson, S.M. (2008) Couple and Family Therapy: An Attachment Perspective. In J. Cassidy & P. Shaver (Eds.) Handbook of Attachment: Theory, Research and Clinical Applications, 2nd Edition. pp. 811-832. New York: Guilford Press.
  21. Macintosh, H. B. & Johnson, S.M. (2007) Forgive and Forget: A comparison of EFT and CBT Models of Forgiveness and Intervention in the Context of Couple Infidelity. In P. Peluso (Ed.), Infidelity: A Practitioners Guide to Working with Couples in Crisis, pp. 127-148. New York: Routledge.
  22. Lafontaine, M.F., Johnson-Douglas, S.M., Gingras N., & Denton, W. (2007) Thérapie de couple axée sur l'émotion. In J. Wright, S. Sabourin, & Y. Lussier (Eds),La psychothérapie de couple: un guide clinique.  pp. 277-312. Sainte-Foy, Canada : Presse de L'Université du Québec.
  23. Woolley, S. & Johnson, S.M. (2006) Emotionally Focused Interventions. In J. Lebow (Ed.) Handbook of Clinical Family Therapy, pp. 384-405. New York: Wiley 
  24. Bradley, B. & Johnson, S.M.  (2005) Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: An Integrative Contemporary Approach. In M. Haraway (Ed.), Couples Therapy, pp. 179-193. New York: Wiley & Son.
  25. Macintosh, H. & Johnson, S.M. (2005) Hanging on to a Heartbeat: Emotionally Focused Therapy as a Resource for Couples Dealing with the Trauma of Coronary Heart Disease. In E. Molinari (Ed.), Italian Handbook of Clinical Psychology and Heart Disease ( Mente & Cuore: clinica psicologica della malattia cardiaca) pp. 317-342.  And reprinted in English by Springer, pp 391-412.
  26. Johnson, S.M. (2005) An Emotionally Focused Approach to Infidelity. In F. Piercy (Ed.), Handbook on Treating Infidelity , pp. 17- 29. New York: Haworth Press.
  27. Johnson, S.M. (2005)   Emotion and the Repair of Close Relationships.  In W. Pinsof & J. Lebow (Eds.), Family Psychology: The Art of the Science, pp. 91-113. New York. Oxford University Press. 
  28. Johnson, S.M. (2004) Attachment Theory a Guide for Healing Couple Relationships. In W. S. Rholes & J. A. Simpson (Eds.), Adult Attachment, pp. 367-387.  New York. Guilford Press.
  29. Bradley, B. & Johnson, S.M. (2004) Task Analysis of Couple and Family Change Events. In D. Sprenkle & F. Piercy (Eds.), Research Methods in Family Therapy, 2nd Edition, pp. 254-271. New York, Guilford Press.
  30. Johnson,S.M. (2004) Facing the Dragon Together: Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy with Trauma Survivors. In D. Catherall (Ed.), Handbook of Stress, Trauma and the Family, pp. 493-512. Washington, DC.: APA Press.
  31. Johnson, S.M. (2004)  An Antidote to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: The Creation of Secure Attachment. In L. Atkinson & S. Goldberg (Eds.) , Attachment Issues in Psychopathology and Intervention, pp. 207-298. Mahwah, NJ.: Erlbaum
  32. Johnson, S.M. (2003) Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: Empiricism and Art. In   T. Sexton, G. Weeks, M. Robbins (Eds.), The Handbook of Family Therapy, pp. 263-280. New York. Brunner/Routledge.
  33. Johnson, S.M. (2003) Introduction to Attachment: A Therapists Guide to Primary Relationships and their Renewal. In S. M. Johnson & V. Whiffen (Eds.), Attachment Processesin Couples and Families, pp. 3-17. New York: Guilford Press.
  34. Johnson,S.M. (2003) Attachment Theory: A Guide for Couples Therapy. In S. M. Johnson & V. Whiffen (Eds.), Attachment Processes in Couples and Families, pp.103-123. New York: Guilford Press.
  35. Johnson,S.M. & Makinen, J. (2003) Creating a Safe Haven and a Secure Base: Couples Therapy as a Vital Element in the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. In D. Snyder & M. Whisman (Eds.), Treating Difficult Couples, pp. 308-329. New York. Guilford Press.
  36. Johnson, S.M. (2003) Couples Therapy Research: Status and Directions.  In G.P. Sholevar (ed.), Textbook of Family and Marital Therapy, pp. 797-820. Washington, DC.: APPI Press.
  37. Johnson, S.M. (2002) Marital Problems. In D. Sprenkle (Ed.), Effectiveness Research in Marriage and Family Therapy, pp. 163-190. Alexandria, VA.: American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
  38. Johnson, S.M. & Denton, W. (2002) Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: Creating Connection. In A. S. Gurman (Ed.), The Clinical Handbook of Couple Therapy, Third Edition,pp. 221-250.  New York: Guilford Press.
  39. Johnson, S.M. & Best, M. (2002) A Systematic Approach to Restructuring Adult Attachment: The EFT Model of Couples Therapy. In P. Erdman & T. Caffery (Eds.), Attachment and Family Systems: Conceptual, Empirical and Therapeutic Relatedness, pp. 165-192.  New York: Springer.
  40. Johnson, S.M. & Boisvert, C. (2002) Treating Couples and Families from the Humanistic Perspective: More than Symptoms, More than Solutions.  In D. Kane (Ed.), Humanistic Psychotherapies, pp. 309-338. Washington, DC.: APA Press.
  41. Johnson, S.M. (2000) Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy : Creating a Secure Bond. In F. M. Dattilio (Ed.), Comparative Treatments in Relationship Dysfunction, pp. 163-185. New York : Springer.
  42. Johnson, S.M. & Sims, A. (2000) Creating Secure Bonds in Couples Therapy.  In T. Levy (Ed.), Handbook of Attachment Interventions, pp. 167-191.San Diego: Academic Press.
  43. Johnson, S.M. & Lee, A. (2000)  Emotionally Focused Family Therapy: Restructuring Attachment. In C.E. Bailey (Ed.), Children in Therapy: Using the Family as a Resource, pp. 112-136  New York:  Guilford Press.
  44. Johnson, S.M. (1999) Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: Straight to the Heart. In J Donovan (Ed.), Short Term Couple Therapy, pp.11-42. New York.: Guilford Press. 
  45. Johnson, S.M. (1998)  Emotionally Focused Interventions:  Using the Power of Emotion, pp. 450-472.  In F. D’Attilio (Ed.). Case Studies in Couple and Family Therapy: Systemic and Cognitive Perspectives.New York:  Guilford Press.
  46. Johnson, S.M. & Greenberg, L. S.  (1995)  The Emotionally Focused Approach to Problems in Adult Attachment.  In N. S. Jacobson & A. S. Gurman (Eds.),The Clinical Handbook of Marital Therapy (2nd ed.), pp. 3-26.  New York : Guilford Press.
  47. Johnson, S.M. & Greenberg, L. S. (1992) Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: Restructuring Attachment. In S. Budman, M. Hoyt, & S. Friedman (Eds.), First Sessions in Effective Psychotherapy: A Casebook, pp. 297-324. New York :Guilford Press.
  48. Greenberg, L. S. & Johnson, S.M. (1990) Emotional Change Processes in Couples Therapy. In E. A. Blechman (Ed.), For Better or Worse: Emotions and the Family, pp. 137-154 Hillsdale , NJ.: Erlbuam.
  49. Greenberg, L. S. & Johnson, S.M. (1986) Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: An Integrated Affective Systemic Approach. In N. S. Jacobson & A. S. Gurman (Eds.), The Clinical Handbook of Marital Therapy, pp. 253-276. New York :Guilford Press.
 Papers in refereed journals 
  1. Naaman, S., Johnson, S. & Radwan, K. (in review) Evaluation of the Clinical Efficacy of Emotionally Focused Therapy on Psychological Adjustment of Couples Facing Early Breast Cancer.  International Journal of Family Medicine.
  2. Naaman, S., Radwan, K. & Johnson, S., (in press) Attachment Processes in Couples Facing Early Breast Cancer.  Psychiatry, Biological and Interpersonal Processes.
  3. Dalton, E.J., Greenman, P.S., Classen, C. & Johnson, S.M.  (manuscript under review)  Nurturing Connections in the Afermath of Choldhood Trauma;  A Randomized Controlled Trial of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT) for Female Survivors of Childhood Abuse.  Couple and Family Psychology:  Research and Practice.
  4. Johnson, S.M. & Wittenborn, A.K. (2012)  New research findings on Emotionally Focused Therapy:  Introduction to a special Section.  Journal of Marital Amd Family Therapy.  Vol. 38, Supplement s1, 18-22
  5. Lebow, J.L., Chamber, 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.
  6. Greenman, P.S., & Johnson, S.M. (2012)  United We Stand:  Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples in the Treatment of Posstraumatic Stress Disorder.  Journal of Clinical Psychology:  In Session, Vol 68 (5), 561-569.
  7. 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, 312-326.
  8. 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.
  9. Johnson, S.M. & Zuccarini, D. (2010)  Integrating Sex and Attachment in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy.  Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 36, 431-445.
  10. Naaman, S., Fergusson, D., Pappas, D. & Johnson, S.M. (2009)  Status of Psychological Trials in Breast Cancer Patients: A Report of Three Meta-Analyses. Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 72, 49-68.
  11. 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, 226-246.
  12. Macintosh, H. B. & Johnson, S.M. (2008) Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples and Childhood Sexual Abuse Survivors. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 34, 298-315.
  13. Burgess Moser, M. & Johnson, S.M. (2008) A Marriage of Convenience or Necessity?   Reconciling Systemic and Experiential Approaches in Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples.  Person Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies: Special Issue on Couple and Family Therapy, 7.
  14. Johnson, S.M. (2007) The Contribution of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy. Special Edition of Journal of Contemporary Psychology: Humanistic Psychology, 37, 47-52.
  15. 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, 417-438
  16. Couture-Lalande, M., Greenman, P. S., Naaman, S. & Johnson, S.M. (2007)  La therapie de couple axe sur l'emotion (EFT) our traiter les couples dont's la femme a le cancer du sein: une etude exploratoire.  Psycho-Oncologie, 1, 1-8.
  17. Johnson, S.M. (2007) A New Era for Couple Therapy: Theory, Research and Practice in Concert.  Journal of Systemic Therapies, 26, 5-16.
  18. Johnson, S.M. & Greenman, P. (2006) The Path to a Secure Bond. Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session, 62, 597-609.
  19. Makinen, J. & Johnson, S.M. (2006) Resolving Attachment Injuries in Couples using EFT: Steps Towards Forgiveness and Reconciliation. Journal of Consulting and ClinicalPsychology, 74, 1055-1064.
  20. Woolley, S. & Johnson, S.M. (2006) Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: An Empirically Validated Intervention. Addiction & the Family, 22, 329-346 (Japanese journal)
  21. Johnson, S.M. (2005) The Evolution of Couples Therapy: A New Era. The Psychologist: British Psychological Association, 18, 538 - 539
  22. Johnson, S.M. (2006) Integration in Emotionally Focused Therapy: A Reply to Simon. The Family Journal: Counselling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 14, 1-4.
  23. Johnson, S.M. (2005) Broken Bonds: An Emotionally Focused Approach to Infidelity. Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy,4, 17-29.
  24. Naaman, S., Zuccarini, D., Makinen, J. & Johnson, S.M. (2004) Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy Applied to Attachment Injured Couples:  A Case Study Approach.  Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 68, 55-77.
  25. Johnson, S.M.  (2003)  The Revolution in Couples Therapy:  A Practitioner-Scientist Perspective.  Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 29, 365-385.
  26. Knowal, J., Johnson, S.M. & Lee, A. (2003) Chronic Illness in Couples: A Case for Emotionally Focused Therapy. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 29, 299-310.
  27. Johnson, S.M. (2003) The Revolution in Couples Therapy: A Practitioner-Scientist Perspective. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 29,.365-385
  28. Dessaulles, A., Johnson, S.M. & Denton, W. (2003) The Treatment of Clinical Depression in the Context of Marital Distress. American Journal of Family Therapy, 31, 345-353
  29. Johnson, S.M. (2003) Let Us Keep Emotion at the Forefront: A Reply to Roberts and Koval. Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, 2, 15-20. Haworth Press.
  30. 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, 391-399.
  31. Palmer, G. & Johnson, S.M. (2002) Becoming an Emotionally Focused Therapist. Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, 1, No 3, 1-20. Haworth Press.
  32. 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, 145-155.
  33. Millikin, J. & Johnson, S.M. (2000) Telling Tales: Disquisitions in Emotionally Focused Therapy. Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 11 75-80.
  34. Johnson, S.M. & Lebow, J. (2000) The Coming of Age of Couple Therapy: A Decade Review. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 26, 9-24.
  35. Schwartz, R. & Johnson, S.M. (2000) Does Family Therapy have Emotional Intelligence? Family Process, 39, 29-34.
  36. Johnson, S.M. & Whiffen, V. (1999) Made to Measure: Attachment Styles in Couples Therapy. Clinical Psychology : Science & Practice, Special Edition on Individual Differences and Couples Therapy, 6, 366- 381.
  37. Johnson, S.M., Hunsley, J., Greenberg, L. & Schindler, D. (1999) Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: Status & Challenges. Clinical Psychology: Science & Practice, 6, 67-79.
  38. Johnson, S.M., Maddeaux, C. & Blouin, J. (1998) Emotionally Focused Family Therapy for Bulimia: Changing Attachment Patterns. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 35, 238-247.
  39. Johnson, S.M. & Greenberg, L. S. (1998) Journal of Systemic Therapies: Special Edition. Senior Editor. Prologue and Summary Paper, Emotion in systemic therapies.
  40. Johnson, S.M. (1998) Listening to the Music: Emotion as a Natural Part of Systems Theory. The Journal of Systemic Therapies: Special Edition. The Use of Emotions in Couples and Family therapy, 17, 1-17. Guilford Press.
  41. Whiffen, V. & Johnson, S.M. (1998) An Attachment Theory Framework for the Treatment of Childbearing Depression. Clinical Psychology: Science & Practice, 5, 478-492.
  42. Saxe, B. & Johnson, S.M. (1999) An Empirical Investigation of Group Treatment for Incest Survivors. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 8, 67-88.
  43. 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, 25-40.
  44. Baranowsky, A.B., Young, M., Johnson, S., Willians-Keeler, L. & McCarrey, M. (1998) PTSD Transmission : A Review of Secondary Traumatization in Holocaust Survivor Families. Canadian Psychology, 39, 248-256.
  45. Johnson, S.M. & Talitman, E. (1996) Predictors of Success in Emotionally Focused Marital Therapy. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 23, 135-152.
  46. Walker, J., Johnson, S.M. & Manion, I. (1996) Emotionally Focused Marital Intervention for Couples with Chronically Ill Children. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 64, 1029-1036.
  47. McPhee, D. & Johnson, S.M. (1995) Marital Therapy for Women with Low Sexual Desire. Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 21, 159-182.
  48. Dandeneau, M. & Johnson, S.M. (1994) Facilitating Intimacy: Interventions and Effects. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 20, 17-33.
  49. 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, 78-84.
  50. Walker, J., Johnson, S.M., Manion, I. & Cloutier, P. F. (1992) Measuring Marital Distress in Couples with Chronically Ill Children: The Dyadic Adjustment Scale. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 17, 345-357.
  51. Johnson, S.M. (1991) Marital Therapy: Issues and Challenges. Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, 16, 176-181.
  52. 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. American Journal of Family Psychology, 4, 407-415.
  53. Johnson, S.M. (1989) Integrating Marital and Individual Therapy for Incest Survivors. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 26, 96-103.
  54. Johnson, S.M. & Greenberg, L. S. (1989) The Therapeutic Alliance in Marital Therapy. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 3, 97-110.
  55. Greenberg, L. S. & Johnson, S.M. (1988) Curative Principles in Marital Therapy. Journal of Family Psychology, 2, 28-31.
  56. Johnson, S.M. & Greenberg, L. S. (1988) Relating Process to Outcome in Marital Therapy. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 14, 175-183.
  57. Johnson, S.M. (1987) Marital Therapy: Issues and directions. International Journal of Psychiatry, 8, 63-78.
  58. Johnson, S.M. & Greenberg, L. S. (1987) Integration in Marital Therapy: Issues and Progress. The International Journal of Eclectic Psychotherapy, 6, 202-215.
  59. Johnson, S.M. & Greenberg, L. S. (1987) Emotionally Focused Marital Therapy: An Overview. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research & Practice, 24, 552-560.
  60. Johnson, S.M. (1987) Integrating Marital and Individual Therapy for Incest Survivors. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice. , 26, 96-103.
  61. Greenberg, L. S. & Johnson, S.M. (1986) Affect in Marital Therapy. The Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 12, 1-10.
  62. Greenberg, L. S. & Johnson, S.M. (1986) When to Evoke Emotion and Why: Process Diagnosis in Couples Therapy. The Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 12, 259-267.
  63. Johnson, S.M. (1986) Bonds or Bargains: Relationship Paradigms and Their Significance for Marital Therapy. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 12, 259-267.
  64. Johnson, S.M. & Greenberg, L. S. (1985) Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: An Outcome Study. The Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 11, 313-317.
  65. 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.
  66. Johnson, S.M. (1982) The Facilitation of Staff Cohesion.  Child Care Quarterly, 11, 204-210.
  67. Johnson, S.M. (1982) Residential Treatment for Emotionally Disturbed Adolescents: A Review of the Literature.  Canada's Mental Health, 30, 5-8.
  68. Johnson, S.M. (1981) Staff Cohesion in Residential Treatment. The Journal of Youth & Adolescence, 10, 221-232.
Selected Papers in non-refereed journals
 
  1. Psychology Today, Feb. 2009 ~ Hold me tight, pp. 72-79
  2. Psychotherapy Networker, 2008
  3. Johnson, S.M. Attachment and Family Systems Therapy. The Family Psychologist. Journal of the APA, Division 43. 2005.
  4. Johnson, S. M., (Spring 1999) Research and Couples Therapy:  Where do we go from here? American Family Therapy Academy Newsletter, pp. 18-20.
  5. Johnson, S.M. (March 1994)  Love: The Immutable Longing for Contact. Psychology Today, 32-37,64-66.
  6. Johnson, S.M. (Oct. 1997) The Biology of Love. The Family Therapy Networker, 37-41.