Dr Sue Johnson awarded the Order of Canada

Press Release – July 4, 2016

Dr Sue Johnson has just been awarded the Order of Canada. This is the highest civilian award given by the Canadian Government for Outstanding Achievement, Dedication to the Community and Service to the Nation. Sue was given this award in recognition for her paradigm shifting, innovative work in couple and family therapy interventions, her research and her contribution to the training of mental health professionals around the globe, as well as her popular educational books and programs for the public.

Quote  “This award takes my breath away. It is an amazing honor to be among the small group of people deemed worthy of this recognition every Canada Day. It also belongs to all my wonderful colleagues who, with me, are part of the revolution that is happening in understanding and shaping the bonds of love.”

OAMFT extends our warmest congratulations to member Dr. Johnson on her well deserved honour along with our gratitude for her contributions to the field of couples therapy.

July 6, 2016

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