Dr. Brian Johnson
Clinical Associate Professor
California School of Professional Psychology – PhD, MA
Church Divinity School of the Pacific – M.Div.
University of South Alabama – MSN
Dr. Brian Johnson received his PhD from the California School of Professional Psychology, his Master of Science in Nursing and preparation as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from the University of South Alabama, a Certificate in Psychoanalytic Studies from Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute, and a BS with Distinction from Emmanuel College in Massachusetts. He will be joining the University of San Diego Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science as a Clinical Associate Professor. Dr. Johnson has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in Psychology and Psychopathology, and has served as the supervisor to neuropsychology and post-doctoral psychology hospital fellows, and Marriage and Family Therapy and Social Work interns. In addition, he provides in-service education classes to attorneys and health care providers on mental health issues, specializing in PTSD and neuropsychological symptoms. Dr. Johnson has practiced as a psychiatric clinical coordinator and Nursing Supervisor and Charge Nurse of a Community Crisis Intervention Clinic, and locked, acute, and sub-acute psychiatric and substance abuse units in California and Massachusetts. As an APRN, Dr. Johnston has a private psychotherapy practice for adults. Dr. Johnston’s research focus is on the diagnosis and treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
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