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Jeni Johnstone, Ph.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Division of Clinical Psychology, School of Medicine


  • Psychology

Special focus

  • Addiction
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Child Development
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Families
  • Psychiatry (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder/ADHD)
  • Psychiatry (Child and Adolescent)

Locations and contact

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About me

As a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Marriage and Family Therapist, I specialize in working with individuals and families of all types including blended, divorced, single-parent, and same sex, and families with adopted children.

I offer a multi-faceted approach to working with clients. Grounded in research and psychological theory, I utilize cognitive, behavioral and experiential methods in treatment including modalities such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI).

I work with groups and individuals ranging in age from children to older persons. I have dual training in clinical and counseling psychology, and am able to balance the scientist-practitioner model with the art of psychotherapy.

I am the director of the Family Therapy Clinic, providing psychological treatment to family groups, while providing clinical experience for Psychiatry Fellows and Residents.

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish (some)

Education and training

    • M.A., 2006, Santa Clara University
    • Ph.D., 2014, University of Otago
  • Fellowship

    • NIH-funded fellowship - Oregon Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Neurological Disorders (ORCCAMIND) through the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, Oregon Health & Science University 2014-2017
  • Certifications

    • Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology, University of Canterbury; Christchurch, New Zealand, 2011

Memberships and associations:

  • American Psychological Association, Division 53 (Child & Adolescent Psychology)
  • International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research (ISNPR)
  • International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (ISRCAP)
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