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Christina Johnson, LPC

Stress, Anxiety Family conflicts Trauma and abuse Self esteem Depression
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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:


· 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.

Professional experience

5yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: 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, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Infidelity, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Money and Financial Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Women's Issues

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

License information

DC LPC PRC200001518

VA LPC 0701010536


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Christina Johnson. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Ms C listens & doesn’t shy away from telling me things I may not want to hear but need to hear. She’s patient and always a pleasure to work with

Written on Jan 02, 2023 after therapy with Christina for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue

She really listens and helps me focus on the challenges life has given me in a positive, constructive way.

Written on Sep 14, 2022 after therapy with Christina for 11 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and self esteem

My therapist does a great job at listening and giving good helpful advise

Written on Jul 12, 2022 after therapy with Christina for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, and anger management

Christina is excellent to work with. I have enjoyed her services. I have found myself relaxed and more reflective on the situation that I am grieving.
I look forward to our weekly sessions as she has a calm about her that allows our time to go by in a flash!

Written on May 11, 2022 after therapy with Christina for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and coping with life changes

Christina is helping me talk about what I keep inside and ignore/avoid. She’s definitely helping!

Written on Apr 15, 2022 after therapy with Christina for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and grief

Christina is great, always responsive and professional.

Written on Apr 04, 2022 after therapy with Christina for 7 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem