A Maryland and Virginia licensed psychologist, Matthew Johnson holds a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Pennsylvania State University, a Master of Arts in Psychoanalysis from the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis, and a Master of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Dr. Johnson currently works as a clinical psychologist for the United States Navy and has extensive experience with adolescents, adults, couples, and families in a myriad of professional settings including inpatient hospitals, outpatient treatment centers, hospice care, community health centers, correctional facilities, substance abuse treatment centers, and college counseling centers. Dr. Johnson uses a psychodynamic frame that employs integrative techniques in hopes of providing a culturally responsive environment where individuals are free to explore and try new ways of being within the safe confines of the therapeutic situation.
In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Johnson enjoys teaching undergraduate, graduate, and professional students about psychology. Most recently, he has taught classes at the United States Naval Academy, Harlem Hospital, and Brooklyn College.