18919-Johnson, Courtney
Faculty

Courtney B. Johnson, PHD

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry

Bio

After completing my fellowship training in clinical neuropsychology through the Indiana University School of Medicine, I joined the faculty in 2015.  Clinically, I work with adults and provide neuropsychological consultation and psychotherapy.  Reasons for being referred to me for neuropsychological consultation vary but may include assessment for memory loss, dementia, cognitive decline, pre-surgical evaluation, and clarifying the impact of mood/life stress on cognitive concerns. 

In psychotherapy, I use a cognitive-behavioral framework (CBT) to inform treatment. Therapy is collaborative, goal-focused, and involves skill-building to address symptoms and work to improve functioning.  Reasons for being referred to me for therapy also vary but may be to address depression, anxiety, conversion disorder (e.g., psychogenic nonepileptic seizures or functional movement disorder), or coping with a neurological condition. Given my training, I am well-informed regarding the cognitive, behavioral, emotional, and psychosocial factors related to neurocognitive disorders (i.e., dementia, mild cognitive impairment) and conditions such as movement disorders (Parkinson disease) and epilepsy. I find my work to be rewarding and appreciate the ability to provide multi-disciplinary care. Outside of work, I enjoy running and cooking. 

Titles & Appointments

  • Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry
  • Education
    2015 FEL Indiana University School of Medicine
    2013 PHD Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
    2010 MS Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
    2007 BA Cedarville University
  • Research

    Movement disorders 
    Conversion disorders

     

  • Professional Organizations
    American Academy of Neuropsychology
    Indiana Psychological Association
    International Neuropsychological Society
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Clinical Interests

    Movement disorders

    Conversion disorders

    Neurodegenerative conditions

     

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