Tanika Johnson


About Me

Greetings! My name is Tanika Johnson, and I have been in the field of education and counseling for over a decade. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor-Mental Health Service Provider, National Certified Counselor, and Mental Health and Wellness Provider. To add, I am a firm believer of the prevention and treatment of psychosocial impairments and disabilities. I specialize in alcohol and substance abuse and chemical dependency, addictions, trauma, sexual assault and human trafficking, domestic violence, crisis and behavior health interventions, anxiety, mood disorders, anger and impulse control, and self-management coaching. Additionally, I have a wealth of experience serving the special education community and the exceptional needs of children, adolescents, and adults with disabilities. My counseling style encompasses cognitive behavioral therapy, reality theory and choice therapy, and existentialism. I uphold the belief that human beings have the basic needs of empowerment, love and acceptance, freedom, pleasure, and survival. Feelings of dissatisfaction and inadequacy can be combated with the right supports. In my spare time, I enjoy canoeing, traveling, internet surfing, dining out, and spending time with friends and family.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Depression

I also have experience in Relationship, Family, Grief, Intimacy-related, Eating, Parenting, Anger, Self esteem, Career, Bipolar

Years of Experience: 14


LPC #2679 (Expires: 2019-07-31)


Written by J.E. on Oct 10, 2017 after counseling with Tanika for 2 months depression, stress, anxiety, family, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, anger, and career

I would recommend Tanika to anyone. She really listens, really empathizes, and is really supportive and understanding. I've come a long way, and I have dealt with bullying, depression, anxiety, work stress and very bad interpersonal experiences in the past. I had no idea that a lot of it was identified as trauma! I had issues I had a hard time explaining and when I did, Tanika showed understanding and support that made me cry a little at times, and made me understand why I had a hard time in my life, and showed me a way in which I could get back my happier, confident self back. After having sought out BetterHelp and with Tanika's counseling, now my closest friends and family have seen a difference in me and said that they were happy to see me happier. Tanika has really heard me out, provided support and insight, as well as provided good practices for me to incorporate into my daily life. She will work with you at your pace, no matter where you are in your life.

Written by S.T. on Sep 23, 2017 after counseling with Tanika for 1 week depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, and self esteem

Tanika is an exceptional therapist, she is insightful and has helped me see issues from different viewpoints that is helping me grow to be a better person. She is so supportive, she really cares. I have been a terrible alcoholic for many years and Tanika offered me support and insight to move forward in my life without alcohol. Thank you Tanika!

My counseling ended temporarily on Sept 20th so unable to message her directly right now, but am looking forward to working with Tanika again very soon. May God bless Tanika for her kindness.

Written by K.E. on Sep 12, 2017 after counseling with Tanika for 2 weeks depression, stress, anxiety, family, trauma and abuse, grief, and self esteem

Tanika is very empathetic and understanding as well as being focused on setting goals for therapy.

Written by P.A. on Aug 22, 2017 after counseling with Tanika for 2 weeks depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, grief, and intimacy-related

Tanika has been caring, respectful and knowledgeable. She has offered a variety of reading material and thoughtful questions that have really helped me as I work through my current situation.

Written by H.A. on Jul 12, 2017 after counseling with Tanika for 2 weeks depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, intimacy-related, self esteem, anger, career, and bipolar

You can tell Tanika really cares. Her passion for helping people really shines through in her in-depth messages. I would highly recommend her!

Written by S.K. on Jun 24, 2017 after counseling with Tanika for 2 weeks depression, stress, anxiety, family, and self esteem

Tanika is super great to talk to, and I get a strong feeling that she understands and cares. She also helps me specify my goals. 10/10 would recommend.