Russell Johnson


Russell  Johnson

Russell Johnson


Professions: Addictions Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Professional Counselor
Secondary Credential: Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Cousnelor -
Billing and Insurance:
Fees: $80-110 for one hour and $150 for one and a half hour individual, couples, or family therapy session. $20 for group counseling sessions.
Free Initial Consultation
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability


2030 E. Broadway Blvd.
Suite 25
Tucson, Arizona 85719

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My Approach to Helping

I like working with individuals with a wide array of problems including: depression, anxiety, anger, grief, trauma, relationship problems, behavioral disorders, substance abuse, impulse control problems, low self-esteem, low self-confidence, family problems, life skills deficits, career problems, and problems with decision-making.

I have an eclectic approach and I am skilled at cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, psychodynamic therapy, existential therapy, reality therapy, grief therapy, and family therapy. I also am experienced at providing a wide variety of therapy groups including: depression, anxiety, anger, grief, trauma, chronic pain, and substance abuse.

I provide therapy in a supportive, patient, and motivating manner. I do thorough assessments so that I can truly understand your situation and work with you to find solutions to your problems. Lastly, I try to create an individualized, specific treatment approach for each client.

More Info About My Practice

I do both in-office and in-home counseling to provide a counseling experience that will meet your needs.

What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist

I love being a psychotherapist because I get the opportunity to witness the positive changes in my clients' lives. I am excited about seeing people who come to me feeling hopeless and pessimistic about their lives learn how to develop high self-esteem. It is very gratifying to help a person overcome their problems and live a happy, fulfilling life. The greatest gift I get is to see the growth in my clients every day.

Services I Provide

  • Chemical Dependency Evaluation
  • Consultation
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Home-Based Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Premarital Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    I work with people from the following age ranges: children (above the age of 5), adolescents, adults, and the elderly. I am very experienced with treating emotional regulation problems (e.g. depression, anxiety, anger, jealousy, grief, etc.). Furthermore, I have a great deal of experience working with people who have chronic health problems like diabetes, multiple sclerosis, brain injuries, cancer, etc. I also am skilled at couples and family therapy.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Behaviorism
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Cancer
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Military and Veterans Issues
  • Money and Financial Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Narcissism
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Power
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Psychosis
  • Racism
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Schizophrenia
  • School issues
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Suspiciousness / Paranoia
  • Teen violence/dating violence
  • Terminal Illness
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Anger Management
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Dreamwork
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Nonviolent Communication (NVC)
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Positive Psychology
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychosynthesis
  • Reality Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

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