RPsych (Registered Psychologist)
- Highest Academic Graduate Degree: PhD
- Gender: Female
- NSBEP Reg. # R0615
Dr Shannon Johnson is a Registered Psychologist specializing in intervention for teens and adults. Dr. Johnson completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology & Neuropsychology at the University of Victoria, a clinical internship at the Medical University of South Carolina and a post-doctoral fellowship at Indiana University. She is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Dalhousie University. Her research examines the health benefits of spending time in nature.
Dr Johnson provides intervention and some assessment services. She has expertise in autism spectrum disorder, acquired brain injury, cognitive problems secondary to medical conditions, learning difficulties, and neurodegenerative disorders. Dr. Johnson provides individual therapy for teens and adults with difficulties such as anxiety, depression, stress, attention problems, relationship challenges, developmental and neurological conditions, and behavior problems, as well as those seeking personal growth and lifestyle changes. As a clinician-scientist with over 20 years of clinical experience, she relies on research evidence to guide her practice. Dr Johnson integrates a variety of approaches, including acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive-behavioural, behavioural, and mindfulness-based models, and tailors therapy to the goals and preferences of each person.