Josephine D. Johnson Ph.D.

Josephine D. Johnson

Dr. Josephine Johnson's private practice in Livonia, Michigan provides services to children, adults, and families, and clinical supervision to Doctoral/Master's level psychologists. As a consultant to Community Mental Health agencies Dr. Johnson provides individual clinical supervision and group case consultation. As a long time consultant to residential treatment facilities she conducts psychological evaluations, provides case consultation, and participates in program development. She has been a consultant to businesses, schools, healthcare agencies, churches, and currently offers clinical consultation to the Counseling and Psychological Services Program at Wayne State University. She is a graduate of the Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Detroit program.

Dr. Johnson received a BA in Psychology from Northwestern University, Master's in School Psychology and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Detroit. She served on the American Psychological Association (APA) Board of Directors and on numerous committees including the Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice and was chair of the Membership Board. She is a fellow of four APA Divisions. She currently serves as Michigan's Federal Advocacy Coordinator, was President of the Michigan Psychological Association and its "Psychologist of the Year" in 2009. Dr. Johnson has served as Associate Editor of Professional Psychology Research and Practice and guest editor for APA Books.

In addition to Chairing APA's Task Force on Implementing the Multicultural Guidelines, Dr. Johnson has lectured nationally on culturally responsive treatment. She is the current Secretary of the Metro Detroit Area Association of Black Psychologists. She is also passionate about mentoring students and early career psychologists.

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