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Faculty member at Wake Forest University since July 2017
- 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.
- 2014 Emerging Scholar Award, Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling
- 2014 Poster Presentation Award, Texas Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Mid-Winter Conference, Austin, TX
- 2013 Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, Sigma Alpha Chi Chapter, CSI
- 2013 ACES Research Grant: Estimating the relationship between counselor mindfulness and the working alliance using structural equation modeling
- 2012 Outstanding Service to the Chapter; Sigma Alpha Chi Chapter, CSI
Professional Service (selected)
- Editorial Board, Journal of Humanistic Counseling, 2016-present
- Assessment Committee, Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling 2016-present
- Program Reviewer: 2014 Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference
- Program Reviewer: 2013 Texas Counseling Association Professional Growth 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)
- Johnson, D. A. (in press). The Relationship between State Mindfulness and the Alliance among Counselors-in-Training. The Journal of Humanistic Counseling.
- Johnson, D. A. & Karcher, M. J. (in press). Validity evidence for a state-specific assessment of in-session counselor empathy: The State-Empathic Concern Scale. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development.
- Karcher, M.J., Zholu, Y. Avera, J.A., & Johnson, D.A. (2017). Cross-Age Peer Mentoring. In K. Peppler (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Out-of-School Learning. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
- Karcher, M. J. & Johnson, D. A. (2016). An evaluation of advocacy-based mentoring as a treatment intervention for chronic delinquency (Report No. 2011-JU-FX-0001). Washington D.C.: The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
- Ivers, N. N., Johnson, D. A., Clarke, P. B., Berry, R., Newsome, D. W. (2016). The relationship between mindfulness and multicultural counseling competence. Journal of Counseling and Development. 94, 72-82.
- Karcher, M. J., Johnson, D. A. (2014). Mentoring. In J. M. Miller (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Recent Presentations (selected)
- 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. Annual 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 when controlling for empathy. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision 2017 Conference. Chicago, Illinois.
- Karcher, M. J., Avera, J. A., Cannon, Y., & Johnson, D. A. (2017). Getting a wake-up call: Long-term benefits of school-based mentoring on education and criminality for Latino/as. Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting. Austin, Texas
- Johnson, D. A., Crocket, J. E., & Avera, J. A. (2017). Selecting Mindfulness Practices for Supervisee’s Individual Goals. American Counseling Association 2017 Conference and Expo. San Francisco, California.
- Ivers, N. N. & Johnson, D. A. (2017). The Relationship between Mindfulness and Empathy on Counselors’ Implicit Bias. American Counseling Association 2017 Conference and Expo. San Francisco, California.
- Karcher, M. J., Johnson, D. A. (2016). Rigorous Evaluations of Mentoring Programs without Waitlists/Controls: A Youth Advocate Program Study. 2016 National Mentoring Summit. Washington, D.C.
- Johnson, D. A., Ivers, N. N., & Avera, J. A. (2016). Using interpersonal process recall to foster state mindfulness with counselors in training. Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana.
- Johnson, D. (2015). The relationship between dispositional and state-specific mindfulness and the working alliance among counselors-in-training. Texas Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Mid-Winter Conference. Austin, Texas.
- Johnson, D. (2015). Mindfulness: A culturally relevant pedagogical strategy for developing relational skills and multicultural competence in counselors-in-training. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- Borsuk, C., Johnson, D. (2015). Mindfulness exercises as a creative intervention for substance abuse relapse prevention. Association for Creativity in Counseling 2015 Conference. San Antonio, Texas.
- Johnson, D. (2015). Clarifying mindfulness and common factors: Dispositional and state mindfulness, empathy and the working alliance. American Counseling Association National Conference. Orlando, Florida.
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