Prof. Univ. Dr. Steve Johnson

Steve A. Johnson is a full-time professor of clinical counseling and the creator and director of a Masters of Arts program in addictions counselling at Columbia International University.  He is currently serving as the president of the board of at the Albert Ellis Institute for cognitive behavioural therapy/rational emotive behaviour therapy in New York City.  For many years he has supervised mental health practitioners around the world and continues to do so. He is also a licensed mental health professional and has extensive experience treating individuals and training professionals in counselling severe trauma and substance use disorders along with co-occurring disorders, such as major depression.

Dr. Johnson is a devoted writer who publishes in the areas psychotherapy and philosophy, with an emphasis on the philosophy and psychology of the self and associated issues of unconditional self-acceptance. He actively runs webinars on integrating faith and evidence-based counselling to treat everyday mental and emotional issues.