Stephen Johnson, PhD
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BA, Magna Cum Laude, University of Pittsburgh, 1964.
MA. & Ph.D. Northwestern University. 1966 & 1968 respectively.
Psychology lnternships: University of Oregon Medical Center, 1966-67; Institute for Juvenile Research, Chicago, 1967-68.

Professional Experience:

Therapist Education & Personal Consultation, 2012-Present

Private Practice of Psychology, 1976-2012. Individual, Group, and Couples Therapy.

Workshops in North & South America, Eastern & Western Europe.
Therapist Consultation Groups in San Francisco, Sacramento, and Santa Rosa, California.

Professor: Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (PGSP). Palo Alto, CA., 1986-90; University of Oregon, 1968-86, Faculty Chair (1987-89) and Director of Clinical Training (1986-88) at PGSP.


Five books, most of which have been translated into several foreign languages: Character Styles (1994), The Symbiotic Character (1991), Humanizing the Narcissistic Style (1987), Characterological Transformation: The Hard Work Miracle (1985), and First Person Singular (1977). The translations are in Italian, German, Polish, and Czech.

Professional Articles:

Journal articles and book chapters on topics of self-control, adjustment to divorce, child-family therapy, and research methodology published in journals such as Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Child Development, Behavior Therapy, and Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Editorial Boards:

Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology (1974-78) and Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (1976-79). Editorial Consultant: Child Development, Psychological Bulletin, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, and Behavior Therapy.