Dr. Johnson is double board certified in general psychiatry and addiction medicine, and has served
as the Medical Director at Amen Clinics since May
2013. His previous roles include five years as the Medical Director of Sierra Tucson, an
internationally recognized facility for the treatment of complex psychiatric disorders, ten years as
Senior Medical Director of College Hospital, Vice President for Medical Affairs of College Health
IPA, and as a Behavioral Health Consultant for public and private mental health organizations.
Dr. Johnson received his medical degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. During his
residency, he became Chief Resident at Harbor/UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Johnson speaks nationally and
internationally, and has published research on psychopharmacology (drugs that affect the brain and
behavior), depression, immune functioning in psychiatric patients, and physical illnesses that
produce psychiatric symptoms.
Also a Certified Executive Coach, Dr. Johnson has worked with leaders in companies such as Rockwell
International, Sony, Disney, NBC and the US Olympic Committee, as well as with members of the clergy
and their leadership teams.
Dr. Johnson and his wife, who is also a child and adolescent psychiatrist, are actively involved
with the Special Olympics, Challenger Baseball and the Down Syndrome Association.
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