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Thank you for visiting NaviPsych and taking another step towards self development and mental well-being. Please, take a moment to learn more about me below.  I look forward to working with you along your mental well-being journey!

My Story

Welcome to the world of transformative mental health advocacy, coaching, and consulting led by Stephanie E. Johnson, MA – a native of Atlanta, GA, and a visionary in the field.

Professional Journey:

Stephanie earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Dillard University and a Master's of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa. Stephanie brings a rich academic background to her esteemed career. Her professional journey includes roles as a supervised clinical therapist for adjudicated youth, a group counselor for African American women focusing on suicide prevention and intervention, and over 10 years as a psychiatric clinical research professional with Emory University, School of Medicine-Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. There, she managed groundbreaking studies on first-episode psychosis and early intervention for schizophrenia.

Advocacy and Innovation:

Stephanie's passion for mental health advocacy and improving the quality of mental health care provision led her to notable projects. She co-developed the Emory University School of Medicine suicide-prevention continuity of care mobile app, "ReliefLink," available on iTunes. As the former host of "Lunch Therapy," a mental health awareness talk show on Love 860AM in Atlanta, and a mental health expert contributor for and, Stephanie has made significant contributions to public discourse on mental health.

Founder of NaviPsych, LLC:

In 2015, Stephanie founded NaviPsych, LLC to address the need for more guidance and support for accessing the best quality of specialty mental health care. Through her in-depth consultation method, clients accurately match with mental health professionals and holistic healing practitioners tailored to their needs. During and after the lockdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Stephanie consulted with nearly 200 individuals nationwide, offering invaluable support and guidance in their mental health help seeking process.

Mental Health and Personal Development Coaching

Stephanie provides personal development and mental health coaching to select clients. Her transformative approach is intuitive, well-informed by psychological science and taps into one's intrinsic motivators that have led former clients to secure dream jobs, repair family relationships, successfully manage caregiving of loved ones with mental illnesses and attain higher levels of confidence, self-awareness, and emotional intelligence. Her greatest joy is witnessing others commit to doing the Self work to reach fulfillment in their lives.

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