Barry Johnson

Waynesville, Missouri

If Barry Johnson isn't busy being a dad, watching college football or hiking Ozark trails, he's working as a mental health therapist for the U.S. Army. With degrees in English and Social Work from the University of Missouri, Barry's experience includes working as a newspaper reporter, counseling sex offenders in a state prison, writing grants, and developing programs for a child welfare agency. He currently works at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, where he is certified in Prolonged Exposure (PE) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for the treatment of PTSD. His modality of choice is Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy as first developed by Albert Ellis. - "People don't just get upset. They contribute to their upsetness."

  • Work
    • U.S. Army Medical Command
  • Education
    • University of Missouri-Columbia