Josephine D. Johnson


Josephine D. Johnson, PhD, received a BA in psychology from Northwestern University; and a Master's in school psychology and Doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Detroit.  She has been a council representative from Div. 42 (Psychologists in Independent Practice), chair of the Association of Practicing Psychologists Caucus, chair of the APA Membership Board and Michigan's federal advocacy coordinator.  Johnson chaired the APA Task Force on the Implementation of the Multicultural Guidelines and served on the Evidence Based Practice in Psychology Task Force.  She is a Fellow of Divisions 31, 35, 42 and 45.  Her private practice in Livonia, Michigan, provides services to children, adults and families, and clinical supervision to Doctoral/Master's level psychologists. She is a parenting coordinator; and consultant to community mental health agencies, residential treatment facilities, businesses and schools.  She is a past member of the Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice (CAPP), past chair of APA's Committee of State Leaders, and past president of the Michigan Psychological Association. 

APA Divisions
  • Fellow of Division 31 (State, Provincial and Territorial Psychological Association Affairs)
  • Fellow of Division 35 (Society for the Psychology of Women)
  • Fellow of Division 42 (Psychologists in Independent Practice)
  • Fellow of Division 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race)
State, Provincial and Territorial Psychological Associations
Contact Information

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Johnson Behavioral Health
20244 Farmington Road
Livonia, MI 48152-1412

Phone: (248) 478-5880