Hello! My name is Brenda Johnson and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Grief Counselor, and Certified Dementia Practitioner with over several years of direct client experience. I enjoy helping clients address various issues, especially in the areas of relationship issues, anxiety, depression, and grief/loss. I have experience working with the geriatric population and adults.
I consider myself eclectic but I utilize cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, and supportive therapy regularly.
I work with adults from 18 - 99 years of age dealing with various life situations.
My communication style
Collaboration, communication, trust, and safety are core tenets of my therapy. I like for my clients to feel comfortable as I don't judge people as we've all lived and done things in our lives, good and not so good.
My journey to mental healthcare
I've been in the mental health field for over 15 years. I enjoy being a therapist and was drawn to this field because I have a passion for human behavior. My goal is to assist my clients with identifying what they need for themselves and their life. I tell everyone I work with, it's all about you and what you need for your life.
My goals for you
I allow my clients to decide on the goals they have for therapy with some assistance some input. Sometimes we may not know what we need out of therapy but after a few sessions, most clients have a good idea as to what they are needing for their life.
My first session with you
During our first session I may ask a lot of questions because I want to get to know who you are. This allows me to assist you with different situations that may need to be addressed during the sessions.