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Nolan Johnson, MFT


Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (#53340)

•Advanced training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Modification, Crisis Management, and Parent Coaching

•Certified practitioner of Sam Himmelstein's "Mindfulness Based Substance Abuse Treatment Program", a group for teens.

•Experience: 

•10+ years of clinical work with teens and their families

•Juvenile Probation Officer for Santa Clara County (2011-present)

•Worked with children, teens, and families at Starlight Community Services in a variety of programs and positions including as a Clinician, Care Coordinator, TBS Behavior Coach, and Youth Counselor (2007-2012)

•Provided assessments, therapy, and case planning for hospitalized teens and adults at Fremont Psychiatric Hospital (2010)

​•Provided individual therapy and parent support to teens and their families at Los Gatos Teen Therapy from July 2013 through June 2015.

•Working with teens, families and community support services since 2007 to provide individual, family and group therapy, clinical assessments, strength-based and community based mental health services, crisis intervention and parent coaching 

Special Areas of Interest: 
•Sports psychology
•Anxiety/stress management
•Self-Esteem Improvement
•Aggression and anger management
​•Enhancing effective communication skills
•Additional interest areas: defiant and oppositional behaviors, depression, divorce, engagement in pro-social activities,, impulsivity, oppositional defiant behaviors, phobias, school difficulties, social skills for young men, suicidal ideation