Dr. Brian Johnson
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 an 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. Johnson has a private psychotherapy practice for adults. Dr. Johnson’s research focus is on the diagnosis and treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
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