David Johnson is a Counselor Intern at The Anxiety & Stress Management Institute. He is currently attending Georgia State University to earn his Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. He obtained his Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Florida A&M University. His areas of interests include ADHD, anxiety, trauma, stress, OCD, career issues, perfectionism, depression, pre-marital counseling, grief, forgiveness, mindfulness, and play therapy. He is interested in working with adolescents, adults, families, and couples.
Before practicing counseling, David worked for Americorps in the Atlanta Public School System for three years where he gained thorough experience in mentorship and counsel of high school students. Currently, David pursues evidenced based practices through his work as a Graduate Research Assistant in the Center for Study of Stress, Trauma, and Resilience at Georgia State. Topics of research include stress, social-evaluative threat, identity, cultural differences, college students, and effective program interventions.
David focuses on an approach that incorporates all aspects of the client's life and how they can play a part in our overall wellness. He believes that no one exists in a vacuum and that the intersectionality client's identities have major impact on their growth. He utilizes Adlerian and Cognitive-Based Therapy in order to empower his clients to find strength in themselves, while helping them learn skills that can lead to a healthy navigation of their own environment.
David Johnson, B.S., is a Counselor Intern operating under the direction and supervision of Licensed Psychologist, Christina Noble, Ph.D.