In Memory of Josephine D. Johnson, PhD
Dr. Josephine David Johnson died on Thursday, July 13, 2023, in Royal Oak, MI.
As a consultant to Community Mental Health agencies Dr. Johnson provides individual clinical supervision and group case consultation. She served many years as a Psychological Consultant to a residential treatment facility conducting psychological evaluations, providing case consultation, and participating in program development. She provided clinical consultation to the Counseling and Psychological Services Program at Wayne State University. Dr. Johnson was a consultant to businesses, schools, healthcare agencies, and churches and was a graduate of the Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Detroit program.
Dr. Johnson received a BA in Psychology from Northwestern University, Master’s in School Psychology and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Detroit. She served on the American Psychological Association (APA) Board of Directors and on numerous committees including the Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice and was chair of the Membership Board and Board of Convention Affairs. She was a fellow of four APA Divisions. Dr. Johnson received APA’s “State Leadership Award in 2017”. She received MPA’s Beth Clark Service Award in 2018. APA’s Division of Psychologists in Independent Practice awarded her their Public Service Award in 2016. Dr. Johnson served as an Officer of the Metro Detroit Association of Black Psychologists.