Laura LC Johnson, MBA, MA, LMFT, LPCC
CREDENTIALS/DISCIPLINE: I am a Marriage & Family Therapist
Board Certified: No
Number of patients with eating disorders you treat annually: 10-15
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERTISE: MA, Counseling Psychology, Santa Clara University; Intensively trained in DBT; Intensive training in CBT through the year long Extramural Training Program at the Beck Institute.
My approach is goal-oriented, practical and based on research. I am compassionate yet directive, and together, we will work to help you will learn new skills to let go of obsessive thinking about weight and food and develop healthy eating behaviors. I use evidence-based therapies such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). I integrate positive psychology into my approach to help you build positive emotions, hope and resilience.
LANGUAGES: English and Spanish
POPULATIONS SERVED: Adolescents, Adults, Children, Couples, Ethnic Minorities, Families, Females, GLBT, Males, Seniors.
CONDITIONS TREATED: Abuse, Affective Disorders, Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Co-Morbidity, Compulsive Exercise, Night Eating Syndrome, NOS (Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Overeater, Overweight.
TREATMENT APPROACHES: Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Mindfulness, Positive Psychology
TREATMENT SETTINGS: Outpatient. Experienced in working as part of a team.