Dr. Patti Johnson is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, coach and educator with a Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Teaching. Currently in private practice in Sherman Oaks, California, Patti has worked as a therapist, adjunct professor, and teacher in settings to include private practice groups, public schools, colleges and graduate universities.


  • Licensed psychologist providing individual and couples therapy for over 15 years in Virginia and California.
  • Experienced in Psycho-educational Assessments to identify intellectual functioning, achievement levels, personality attributes and psychological functioning for children, teenagers and adults for over 15 years.
  • Adjunct professor in university settings providing instruction in advanced counseling skills, Integrative Psychotherapy, Advance Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Group Psychotherapy and Positive Psychology to graduate students at the Masters and Doctoral Level for over 5 years.
  • Co-owner and director of a multifaceted mental health clinic, The Renascence Center, in Arlington, Virginia for over 5 years.
  • Teacher and specialist in learning styles and gifted education with 12 years of experience.
  • Advanced training in several therapy models to include: TEAM – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (Testing, Empathy, Agenda Setting, and Methods), ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), Positive Psychology (Strength Based Therapy) and IFS (Internal Family Systems). These different, yet complimentary therapies, provide an integrative approach to therapy designed to match treatment strategies to client needs.

Dr. Patti Johnson
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
California License #: PSY23520

App Developer:

  • Developed Emotional Manager for Anxiety (EmMa™) App launching in 2015.
  • EmMa™ provides simple tips, tools, and techniques from psychological research that you can use to reduce anxiety and feel better.
  • EmMa™ will show you how to respond to worry and negative thoughts in healthy and adaptive ways.