Christina Johnson

(M.Ed, LPC)

About Me

Christina "CJ" Johnson is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over five years of experience providing counseling services to adults and children with a wide array of behavioral health disorders. She holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Criminal Justice & Africana Studies from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a Master’s of Education in Community Counseling from Virginia State University. Christina has worked in community behavioral health since 2016 – first as a Quality Mental Health Professional at a community agency, then she transitioned over to a local jail as a mental health professional, and more recently providing supervision and completing substance abuse and mental health assessments for a community agency.

Christina is a veteran of the United States Army, having served for 8 years in the National Guard and Reserves.

Christina uses a person-centered, recovery oriented approach to help individuals achieve their self-identified goals. She is knowledgeable in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and is certified in a parent education class based on the model curriculum developed by the Supreme Court of Virginia providing support for both parents and children.

In her free time, Christina enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with friends, sorority sisters and family.

Christina can help with:

· ADHD

· Depression

· Anxiety

· Substance use disorders

· Trauma recovery, PTSD

· Bi-Polar

· Recovery from persistent mental illness

· Oppositional and Conduct disorders

· Co-occurring disorders

· Family, Parent and Couple Issues

· Cluster C Personality Disorders
Just to name a few.

Christina is willing to work with clients ages 3 and up and is excited about becoming your therapist.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Family conflicts
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Relationship issues , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , ADHD , Adoption and Foster Care , Blended Family Issues , Commitment Issues , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 5

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LPC #0701010536 (Expires: 2022-06-30)


Reviews

Written by C.A. on Jul 21, 2021 after counseling with Christina for 2 weeks on issues concerning lgbt, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

She is super great, I’m also glad that she is a person of color/black I really feel she can relate to me better!

Written by E.L. on Jul 09, 2021 after counseling with Christina for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and trauma and abuse

Christina has been very helpful and responsive

Written by S.H. on Jul 08, 2021 after counseling with Christina for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, sleeping disorders, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue

Christing Johnson has been a great counselor for me. She listens well, picks up on threads in my conversation that I have missed, and makes connections that are helpful for me understand what I am experiencing. I am grateful to have her as my therapist!