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Telishia Johnson(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, LAMFT
Couples counseling- Depression-Family issues- Relationship issues- Trauma-Trust issues-

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Professional statement

Telishia “TJ” Johnson is a Marriage and Family Therapist Associate. She offers therapy and teletherapy to couples, families, individuals, and teens between the ages of 15-19 living in Texas. She specializes in Depression, Anxiety, phobias, life transitions, codependency, career challenges, insomnia, self-esteem, trauma, premarital counseling, family conflict and relationship challenges such as communication, infidelity, and trust issues.

As an MFT, Family Systems is one of her primary approaches to therapy which means she works with clients from a systemic perspective. She assesses each client’s presenting problems through the impact of their relationships, culture, and context. She helps clients identify their interactional patterns to clarify meaning, remedy trouble spots, and strengthen relationships.

In addition to talk therapy, she uses supplemental somatic approaches to support the nervous system in healing. Some examples of these auxiliary treatment approaches include meditation, mindfulness, tapping, movements based on polyvagal theory, and neurofeedback.

Clients coming to therapy in person should take the elevator to the second floor and follow the signs to Suite 240. Sign into the wall kiosk at the front of the lobby or send me a text. Then have a seat in the lobby and relax! I will meet you, offer a warm beverage, and escort you to the office for your appointment.

Message to clients

Like many other providers, I use a variety of clinically proven treatment options including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy and Gestalt Therapy while infusing activities which promote interaction and self-reflection.

One core difference in my approach is the philosophy of integration which informs my treatment recommendations. I recognize that our experiences, especially the more dramatic ones, leave residual and lasting impact on the body. Full restoration sometimes takes a combination of solutions.

My goal is to create an environment for great therapeutic experiences to occur in session, and to equip you with skills to apply outside of sessions as you continue to build momentum. I do this using a style which feels much like a partnership where we co-create your desired future outcomes.

I am drawn to this work because of the belief that we all have the internal resources to accomplish our goals. It is personally rewarding to see others grow and to be a partner on their growth journey. I am also a big advocate of acknowledging and celebrating client successes. After all, when we find something that works, we should do more of it!

In therapy, I am cheering you on. I will support you and your partner or family to figure out the unknowns, see different perspectives, and give new meaning to problematic patterns of thinking. If this sounds interesting, schedule your free consultation today, and let’s make a plan to unlock and unleash happiness and joy.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 1 year

Alcon, Assoc. Learning Project Lead
Lake Worth Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy Intern
A Better You Wellness, LLC, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Associate

North Central University, Marriage & Family Therapy, 2023
Association of Integrative Psychology, Hypnotherapy, 2022
Association of Integrative Psychology, Master Neuro-Linguistic Practitioner, 2022
Association of Integrative Psychology, Mental & Emotional Release Timeline Therapy, 2022
Evergreen Certifications, CTP-Certified Trauma Professional, 2022


Texas: 205342 - Washington: MG 61523821

Supervisor: Dana Lewin(LMFT-S 202557)




Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Trust issues - Developing an understanding of one’s trust issues, including their origins and how they impact relationships; learning effective communication and conflict management skills; growing one’s relationship through bonding activities and open dialogue


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours

Evening and Weekend Appointments available to accommodate busy schedules.

Appointments typically available within 48 hours.


  • Cigna (in-network in TX, WA)
  • LifeWise (in-network in WA)
  • Optum (in-network in WA)
  • PacificSource (in-network in WA)
  • Premera Blue Cross (in-network in WA)
  • Regence Blue Shield (in-network in WA)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$150 (50min)
  • Sliding scale:$100 - $150

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
  • Courtesy billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed
Therapist's note

I accept the insurance listed as well as Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts. For all other plans I work with Mentaya, a platform that helps clients get money back on out-of-network therapy sessions. If you have out-of-network benefits, Mentaya will file claims and handle the insurance paperwork to make sure you get reimbursed. They charge a 5% fee per claim and have helped people get thousands of dollars back per year.

Note: Mentaya's goal is to save you time and money. It's completely optional, and as your therapist I do not benefit in any way from your participation.

Client testimonials

"No complaints. Good experience"
- Zencare client January 2024

Book a Free Initial Consultation

The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

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