Celeste Johnson, MSS, LCSW, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Dr. Johnson’s current research and teaching interests include traumatic stress, grief, and loss of under-represented populations with a focus on urban adolescents. With extensive experience in the field practicing with individuals, families, and groups in child welfare, psychiatric, mental health, medical, and school settings, Dr. Johnson is constantly reminded of the need for social workers to be grounded in an understanding of the use of the professional relationship. Previously, she worked in case management, counseling, supervision, consultation, and private practice.