Erik Johnston, LCPC

Erik Johnston, LCPC

Professions: Psychotherapist, Licensed Professional Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: $145.00 per 55 minute hour session
Free Initial Consultation
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability


7700 Shawnee Mission Pkwy
Overland Park, Kansas 66202

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My Approach to Helping

In my experience, people\'s lives get conditioned to their problems. I work to find the opportunity to conditions that can be difficult to find.

Learning is an essential key to navigating yourself and those you are in a relationship with. Yet, it is only when the mind (understanding) is integrated with the body (intuition and a felt sense of experience) that healing and freer movement can be found. In my practice, passion drives the ship and reason to navigate us safely through the water. The goal is a well-traveled life that arrives at a secure destination we are happy to find. My space is carpeted, couched and done in warmth - a comfortable setting for your work to be done.

More Info About My Practice

I find that play, the imagination, and the depth of human experience is essential to growth with clients. I believe you are the best person in your life to find what you need most. And yet, I believe deeply in education and learning. Working with me you will be offered the opportunity to grow and to learn.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

I am specifically skilled at working through an experience and coming to an articulation of its meaning; either through diagrams, images, words, or intuitive recognition. You ARE trustworthy and can find the ability to be the most reliable person in your life. My skill and goal is to help you navigate yourself or relationship with clarity and confidence.

My Therapy Focus

My focus in therapy is relationship. This includes the client-therapist relationship, how you relate to yourself, and how you relate to others. The way you work with yourself and others is at the root of who you are and what is possible.
A marked difference in my approach to relationship as therapy is my belief that strengthening a relationship will in itself resolve many of the unwanted patterns and difficulties in your life. In this way I seek to secure the relationship so that safe independence and secure boundaries can be found. This is as true with a family or couple, as it is between you and your thoughts, emotions, and even your dreams.

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Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Adults


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Career Issues
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Parenting
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Spirituality

Types of Therapy

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