Dr. David Johnson

Assistant Professor

Email address: johnsoda@nullwfu.edu

Office Phone: 336-758-5673

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

Faculty member at Wake Forest University since July 2017

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 Humanistic Counseling, 2016 – present
  • Counselor Education Comprehensive Examination Cooperative: Select Panel of Reviewers for the Counselor Education Comprehensive Examination (CECE), Oct 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)

  • Johnson, D. A. & Karcher, M. J. (2019). Validity evidence for a state-specific assessment of in-session counselor empathy: The State-Empathic Concern Scale. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development. doi:10.1080/07481756.2019.1594914
  • Johnson, D. A., Frazee, M., & Bourn, N., Ivers, N. N. (2019). Evaluating differences in the working alliance based on frequency of mindfulness practices among counselors-in-training. Journal of Humanistic Counseling, 58, 34-52. doi:10.1002/johc.12088
  • Johnson, D. A. (2018). The Relationship between state mindfulness and the alliance among counselors-in-training. Journal of Humanistic Counseling, 57, 31-50. doi: 10.1002/johc.12065
  • 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.
  • 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.

Recent Presentations (selected)

  • *Johnson, D. A., & Ivers, N. N. (2019, accepted).  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, accepted). 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).