Awards & Recognitions
Dr. Johnson has received many awards and recognitions, including:
|• The Outstanding Teaching Certificate by University of the District
of Columbia's Graduate Students
• An Outstanding Community Service Award by the D.C.
• The C. Harold McCully Recognition Award by the D.C.
• An American Christian Counselors Association Membership
• An American Counseling Association Membership
• An American Mental Health Counselors Association Membership
• An Ordained Baptist Deacon
• Recognition for Excellence in Teaching by Johns Hopkins
University's Department of Counseling
Dr. Johnson is also an active clinical consultant acting as an expert witness in numerous cases in the Washington metropolitan area. His assessments include child custody, court ordered assessments of allegations of child sexual abuse, assessment of fitness, clinical multi-axial evaluation and diagnosis, and a myriad of disorders, which warrant clinical forensic assessments and treatment.
Dr. Johnson is also a professional consultant in the metropolitan D.C. area. He and his staff treat all aspects of sexual addition including teen gender identity issues and pornography addiction. He has provided group counseling for the Montgomery County's Pre-Release Program, Family Counseling for the D.C. Department of Health and Welfare's Adoption Branch, and Individual and Family Counseling for the Montgomery County's Child Welfare Program. He has also served as a consultant to the courts and provided private therapeutic interventions for FBI agents.
Barbara Y. Johnson, M.A., Licensed
Executive Clinical Director
Mrs. Johnson is the executive clinical director at our Afro-American counseling institute. She is also the clinical supervisor for the Graduate School Outreach Counseling Clinic, and the director for the Nineteenth Street Baptist Church Counseling Ministry.
Mrs. Johnson was a faculty associate in the Department of Counseling at the Johns Hopkins University and was formerly a school counselor and teacher. She received her graduate degree from the University of the District of Columbia. Today, she is a licensed professional counselor for the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland, and is a national certified counselor and certified life coach.
Mrs. Johnson has a broad and in-depth background, which gives a special, sensitive wisdom to her private practice. Her proven ability to address a wide scope of DSM-IV-TR disorders, especially with couples, makes her an excellent individual and family clinical counselor.
Mrs. Johnson has provided clinical counseling services, including our highly successful Achievement Motivation Via Anger Management program, to D.C. public schools. This program included group counseling to students who were identified as the angriest, off-task, disruptive, hostile, and violent students.
She has coordinated and directed a Medicaid initiative at the Counseling Ministry program at the Nineteenth Street Baptist Church and select D.C. public schools. She supervised a core of practicum students from area colleges and universities in an effort to provide group, individual, and family counseling on a variety of issues with cognitive therapy and solution-oriented and brief-therapy techniques.
In addition to her extensive private clients, Mrs. Johnson has provided contractual clinical counseling services to the state of Maryland's Department of Health and Human Services and its Child Welfare Division. She has provided group and individual counseling to the residents of the Montgomery County Pre-release Center and to the CART Program.
Mrs. Johnson is a member in good standing of:
|• American Counseling Association
• International Association of Marriage & Family Counselors
• Grow Training Institute for Certified Professional Life Coaches
• Maryland Association for Counseling & Development
• D.C. Counseling Association
• American Association of Christian Counselors