Kimberly Johnson

Therapist, PhD, LMHC

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Kimberly Johnson
balance your human being with your human doing

Why Kimberly Johnson chose to be in the helping profession

Dr. Johnson is a New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor who has worked in the clinical field since 1995. Grounded in client-centered treatment, Dr. Johnson combines humanistic and cognitive theory into her therapy practice. Throughout her career, Dr. Johnson has worked in various clinical settings and with a range of individuals, groups, and families; representing a wide array of ages, cultures and religious community backgrounds. She is fluent in American Sign Language and has developed specialties in adjustment to disability, wellness self-management, severe mental illness, trauma, compassion fatigue, loss, and infertility. Dr. Johnson has a long history of trauma and crisis-based service, including working with first responders onsite following September 11th and Superstorm Sandy. She continues as a member of the NYC Medical Reserve Corps REST team, the Nassau County Medical Reserve Corps, Nassau County CERT, the American Red Cross Disaster Mental Health team, the Green Cross Team, and as a Diplomate for the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress.
Beyond the therapy room, Dr. Johnson is an Assistant Professor in the Touro College Department of Behavioral Science’s Clinical Mental Health Counselling Program and is proud to have provided service to the field as an educator since 2007. She takes an interest in encouraging the growth of future clinician and has provided private supervision to clinicians for more than 15-years. From these experiences and her work in trauma and crisis response, Dr. Johnson has developed a commitment to promoting Compassion Fatigue awareness and education, among individuals from all differing backgrounds. Her program Rescuer Therapy originally started to provide services to the animal care community, has expanded t


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Existential
  • Gestalt
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Strength-Based
  • Supervision Services


  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement & Grief
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Depression
  • Personality issues & disorders
  • Social Skills
  • Trauma

Languages spoken


People I work with

Adolescents (13-18) Adults Elders (65+) Individuals Groups

Personal religious affiliations

Not Jewish

Where people can see me in person

New York, Five Towns, Long Beach

53 E Park Ave, Long Beach, NY 11561, USA,

23 years in practice


  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor by New York 2006. License number 000720-1


  • MS: Mental Health Counseling by Western Oregon University 1995
  • Doctor of Philosophy: Health & Behavioral Studies, Disabilities, Clinical DIscourse by Columbia University 2009


  • Diplomate by American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress 2014
  • C.F.T.: Certified Compassion Fatigue Therapist by Green Cross Academy of Traumatology 2014
  • Certified Compassion Fatigue Educator by Green Cross Academy of Traumatology 2014
  • FT: Certified Field Traumatologist by Green Cross Academy of Traumatology 2017
  • CCFP: Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional by International Assoc. of Trauma Professionals 2017


  • Member by American Counseling Association
  • Member by NY Mental Health Counselors Associaiton
  • Member by National Center for Crisis Management
  • Member by American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
  • Disaster Mental Health Vol. by American Red Cross 2018
  • Member by Green Cross Traumatology 2014
  • Board Member by LB COAD 2014
  • Volunteer by Nassau County CERT 2014
  • Volunteer Responder by Nassau County Medical Reserve Corps 2013
  • Volunteer Responder by NYC County Medical Reserve Corps 2010

Average costs per session


Payment Methods

  • Sliding Scale
  • Free consultation
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • ACH Bank Transfer

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