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Shanika Johnson is a licensed therapist specializing in providing services for children, adolescents and adults and maintains a private practice in Charlotte, North Carolina. She holds both a Master of Science and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Counseling and Psychology from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

She coined the term "Millennial Therapist" through several years of experience in counseling in today's modern and technology driven society and is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients and feels privileged to serve and treat all individuals regardless of socioeconomic status and background. She strongly believes in embracing her clients' inner strengths to promote growth and positive healing. Among her areas of expertise are: anxiety, depression, anger management, relationship and family issues, self-esteem, grief and loss, behavioral and school-related issues including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and oppositional defiant disorder (ODD).

As a clinician, she utilizes person-centered and solution-focused approaches to the therapy. She provides a safe, nurturing and non-judgemental environment for all clients. Therapy sessions are tailored to meet your personal needs and to collaborate with you in identifying and maximizing your strengths in an effort to explore the most effective approaches to overcoming your struggles. During this journey, we will explore past events, present realities and future possibilities. Together we will navigate your path towards individual, relational and complete wholeness.


North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Master of Science in Counseling (MS).

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (BA).

Licenses & Certifications

North Carolina Licensed Professional Counselor (#11649)

North Carolina Professional School Counselor (K-12)

National Certified Counselor (#311491)

Certified Sexual Offense Treatment Specialist

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