Dr. David Johnson

Assistant Professor

Faculty member at Wake Forest University since July 2017

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Email address: johnsoda@nullwfu.edu

Office Phone: 336-758-5673

Mailing Address:  PO Box 7406, Winston Salem, NC 27109

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision, The University of Texas at San Antonio, 2015
  • Non-Degree Seeking Student in Professional Counseling, Texas State University, 2007
  • M.Ed. in Educational Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, 2003
  • B.A. in Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, 2000

Research and Special Interests:

Counselor Mindfulness, Therapeutic Relationships, Supervision, Youth Mentoring.

Awards (selected):

  • 2018 – 2019 Emerging Leader, Association for Humanistic Counseling
  • 2014 Emerging Scholar, Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling
  • 2014 Poster Presentation Award, Texas Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Mid-Winter Conference, Austin, TX

Professional Service (selected):

  • Editorial Board, Journal of Counseling and Development, 2020 – present
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Humanistic Counseling, 2016 – present
  • Counselor Education Comprehensive Examination Cooperative: Select Panel of Reviewers for the Counselor Education Comprehensive Examination (CECE), October 2017 – present
  • Proposal Reviewer: 2019 Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference
  • Proposal Reviewer: 2019 Association for Humanistic Counseling Conference

Counseling and Supervision Experience (selected):

  • Sage Social Services, San Antonio, TX, 2014 – 2015
  • Private Supervision Practice, San Antonio, TX, 2013 – 2015
  • The Settlement Home for Children, Austin, TX, 2007 – 2010

Professional Licensure and Memberships (selected):

  • Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas
  • Board Approved Supervisor in Texas
  • American Counseling Association
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
  • Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
  • Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling

Recent Publications (selected):

Recent Presentations (selected):

  • Johnson, D. A., & Ottman, J. (2022). Helping supervisees form stronger therapeutic relationships by fostering in-session mindfulness. Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Johnson, D. A., & Ivers, N. N. (2022). Examining the Associations between Cultural Humility, Implicit Racial Bias, and Mindfulness Practices among Counselors and Mental Health Professionals. Association for the Assessment and Research in Counseling 2022 Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO.
  • Johnson, D. A., & Ivers, N. N. (2022). Mindfulness Practices for Therapeutic Relationships. Association for Humanistic Counseling 2022 Annual Conference. Nashville, TN.
  • Ivers, N. N., & Johnson, D. A. (2022). The Relationship between Mindfulness and Multicultural Counseling Competence among Mental Health Practitioners. Association for Humanistic Counseling 2022 Annual Conference. Nashville, TN.
  • Johnson, D. A., Walsh, A., Stone, A., & Marsh, S. (2021). Counselor mindfulness practices for strengthening therapeutic relationships for future client outcomes: Data informed guidelines for telemental health and in-person counseling. North Carolina Counseling Association Conference (virtual conference).
  • Johnson, D. A., & Ivers, N. N. (2019).  Reliability and validity evidence for the State-Interpersonal Reactivity Index: A session-specific multidimensional assessment of counselor empathy. Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling Conference, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Ivers, N. N., & Johnson, D. A. (2019). Understanding the influence of dispositional mindfulness and mindfulness practices on implicit and explicit racial bias.  Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling Conference, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Johnson, D. A. (2019). Mindfulness for cross-cultural, humanistic counseling. Association for Humanistic Counseling Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Johnson, D. A. (2019). Understanding and assessing in-session counselor empathy. Association for Humanistic Counseling Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Johnson, D. A., & Clarke, P. B. (2018). Pedagogical strategy for integrating human development models into diagnosis and treatment planning. Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
  • Johnson, D. A., & Ivers, N. N. (2018). Using mindfulness to create equitable and therapeutic relationships: Review of research and practice. Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
  • Johnson, D. A., & Ivers, N. N. (2018). Assessment and Research Issues for Mindfulness and Meditation. Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling National Conference. Richmond, Virginia.
  • Johnson, D.A ., Scholl., M. B, & Morton, F. (2018). Fostering connections with diverse students: Mindfulness practices as a creative intervention to help college counselors foster cultural humility and connections.  American College Counseling Association Conference. Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • Scholl., M. B., Johnson, D. A., & Morton, F. (2018). Integrating cultural humility into college counseling with men of color: Recommendations for culturally responsive treatment engagement interventions. American College Counseling Association Conference. Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • Johnson, D. A., Ivers, N. N., Frazee, M., & Bourn, N. (2017).  Frequency of counselor trainee mindfulness practices predicts alliance. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision 2017 Conference. Chicago, Illinois.

Personal:

I enjoy reading, spending time outdoors, and live music (playing or listening).