Dr. Zoe Johnson
I am a licensed clinical social worker with a Ph.D. in education. My experience includes supporting folks as they journey through the evolutions, changes, and transitions of life. My clinical and research expertise is specifically with, for, and on behalf of Black and Brown people. I am a Queer affirming practitioner. I support the full and beautiful spectrum of sexual, gender, and relational orientations.
I draw from a strengths-based perspective. My approach encompasses a liberatory framework that includes the reality that in the American context, most systems and institutions were not developed with Black and Brown people in mind. This truth calls for an even higher level of intentionality in attending to nuance and complexity in my work with clients. I believe this approach also serves the liberation of majority cultures – freeing people to see themselves as full, complete, humans that intuitively know what they need.
The therapeutic process is about the transformation or adjustments in your life that you wish to pursue, bringing you into congruence with your true authentic self. I consider it a profound honor to have the opportunity to walk alongside clients during this season of their journey. My name, Zoe, means life. What I know for sure is that YOU are the expert on your life.
Consultations are ideal for individuals or organizations facing a specific challenge that they need assistance navigating.
Teletherapy from the comfort of your home.
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I am licensed in Georgia by the Georgia Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage & Family Therapists. Accordingly, clients receiving mental health therapy services must be Georgia residents. If you reside outside of the state of Georgia, we can discuss if consultation services would be appropriate for you. I utilize a strengths-based, liberatory, therapeutic approach for all clients I work with, both in counseling and consultation.
I help high-achievers overcome perfectionism, imposter syndrome, people-pleasing, and anxiety so they can cultivate & sustain the healed and healthy life that they deserve & desire. I work with adults age 18 and up.
I am Black affirming and Queer affirming. As a licensed clinical social worker, I practice ethical principles based on social work’s core values of service, social justice, dignity and worth, and the importance of human relationships, integrity, and competence.
I am a self-pay provider. This is a decisive liberatory choice that prioritizes clinical autonomy for me as a practitioner and self-determination for you as a client. If you wish to engage your insurance coverage and it is applicable with your policy, you may consider utilizing out-of-network benefits with your insurer. I am always happy to provide the necessary documentation for clients to pursue reimbursement for services in this way independently. Additionally, mental health therapy is an eligible expense with your flexible spending account (FSA) or your health savings account (HSA) to offset out-of-pocket costs.
"Dr. Zoe Johnson is incredible. She supports me while challenging me to work on myself. I can tell she is genuinely interested in my life and wants to see me be the best version of myself I can be."
Out of 175 sessions with reported feedback, 100% of clients rated their experience with Dr. Zoe Johnson as useful.
"Dr. Zoe is kind, empathetic, and knowledgeable about effective interventions in helping me achieve my goals!"
"She understands even when I can’t put it into words. Thanks so much, Dr. Johnson! Truly a blessing!"
4.94 / 5.0 rating when clients were asked if Dr. Johnson responds in a timely manner.
"Dr. Johnson has been great at listening to and talking WITH me rather than at me. She is very kind and supportive, and it’s always easy for me to talk to her. I look forward to our sessions."
"Totally enjoying this experience. She is easy to talk to and encouraging. I like her approach."
"She is amazing!"
"Dr. Johnson has been really great. I was really uncertain of this online counseling format and she’s made me feel at ease."