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Lisa M. Johnson


Midwest native and amateur genealogist

Lisa M. Johnson is a psychologist who provides therapy for children, young adults and their families. She has a particular interest in caring for patients who have experienced psychological trauma.

Johnson earned her doctorate in clinical-community psychology from the University of South Carolina. She is certified in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and has trained extensively in dialectical behavior therapy (a form of CBT that helps patients develop skills to address extreme emotions and harmful behaviors).

Johnson is a member of the Association of Black Psychologists and Benioff Children's Hospital Black Caucus Oakland.

  • Education

    University of South Carolina, PhD, Clinical-Community Psychology, 2003

I enjoy providing my clients with therapy that respects and honors their culture. I'm grateful to be a part of their lives in such an intimate way.

Where I see patients (1)

    Learning never stops

    Our classroom and bedside classes help kids get credit and keep learning during treatment.

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