Special Interests

  • Adolescents
  • Adolescent groups
  • Anxiety
  • Autonomic dysfunction and POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome)
  • Children
  • Divorce
  • Depression
  • Families
  • Parenting
  • Personal growth
  • Relationship issues

Brian Johnson, MA

Limited Licensed Psychologist

“I have had a varied educational and work experience including designing missile systems for the Navy, design and operation of nuclear power plants, Community Mental Health school-based therapy, Borgess Hospital Adolescent Program therapist, and Private Practice. These experiences have given me much insight and the ability to ‘meet people where they are at’ and understand their concerns.”

Education

  • M.A., Counseling Psychology, Specialty in Marriage and Family Therapy, Western Michigan University
  • M.S., Industrial Management, George Washington University
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois

Experience

  • Therapist, Child & Family Psychological Services, 1999-present
  • Therapist, Borgess Medical Center, Partial Hospitalization Program for Adolescents: Provided individual, group and family therapy and testing for adolescents admitted to the hospital
  • Emergency Room Mental Health Screener/Consultant, Borgess Medical Center
  • School-based Therapist, Van Buren County Community Mental Health Agency
  • Seminar Presenter: Parenting for Kalamazoo County Court, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Borgess Medical Center, Community Education and various area schools; Childhood mood disorders and ADHD for S.W. Michigan Conference
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