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Hold Me Tight® Facilitators

Hold Me Tight® weekends are based on a program and model of Emotionally Focused Therapy developed by Susan Johnson, PhD. Meet your three workshop facilitators: Kathy Lucy, LMFT, Dayle Doreen Hosack, LMFT, and J. Alan Graham, PhD



Kathy Lucy, LMFT

Kathy Lucy is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in private practice in Decatur, Georgia. Eighty percent of Kathy’s practice is dedicated to working with couples. She has advanced training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for Couples and has been facilitating Hold Me Tight workshops for the past four years. Kathy is also trained in Pragmatic Experiential Method for Couples and Relational Life Therapy - 2 additional therapeutic approaches to helping couples heal and establish vibrant fulfilling relationships. Given that research has shown that the quality of our intimate relationships is a primary determinant of our health and sense of well being, the heart of Kathy’s work with individuals, couples and families is focused on educating, empowering, and enlivening a positive connection to self and others.

  • Kathy Lucy
  • 404-376-3760


Dayle Doreen Hosack, LMFT

Dayle Doreen Hosack, LMFT, is a psychotherapist in private practice providing individual, couples and family therapy. She has completed the advanced training for Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples and regularly holds Hold Me Tight Couples Workshops in Atlanta.  As an AAMFT Approved Supervisor she has supervised masters level counseling interns from local universities as they complete their internships to meet graduation requirements.  At Lullwater Counseling in Decatur, GA, she also supervises and trains LAMFT residents who are seeking clinical licensure.  With a degree in Transpersonal Psychology and a meditator for 25 years she has a special interest in the integration of psychotherapy, mindfulness and spirituality.  

  • Dayle Doreen Hosack
  • 404-663-1650

J. Alan Graham, PhD

J. Alan Graham, PhD is an ICEEFT Certified Emotionally Focused Therapist (EFT) as well as a Certified EFT Supervisor. He completed his doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Georgia State University and has been in private practice for over 20 years. He served as Clinical Director of Georgia Highlands Community Mental Health Center and was clinical faculty at Georgia State University Counseling Center where he supervised psychology interns and post-doctorate fellows.  Alan's practice focuses on the importance of attachment with significant others and works with couples and individuals, and supervision of therapists seeking certification in Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples.  

  • J. Alan Graham, PhD
  • 404-325-8900