Cynthia (Cindy) Johnson

LSW (Ohio)

School-Based Therapist


Cindy is a Licensed Social Worker with the state of Ohio and a Licensed School Social Worker with the Ohio department of education. She specializes in school- based therapy and risk-behavior prevention. Her experience includes providing school- based counseling/ social work services in both urban and suburban settings. She has worked with elementary, middle and high school students. 

Cindy received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Cleveland State University in 2003 and Master’s degree in School Social Work from Case Western Reserve University in 2009. She has 10 years of experience in prevention research.  This included work with the Prevention Research Center (CWRU) where she provided program evaluation and research support to a variety of community-based agencies and school-based partners. This work included a programs aimed to increase health literacy, a contributor to health disparities and improve the health of local teens (i.e. decrease risk behaviors such as alcohol abuse, drug abuse and risky sexual behaviors and increase healthy behaviors such as nutrition and physical activity). 

Cindy utilizes a collaborative and client-centered approach. She utilizes a variety of therapeutic techniques but emphasizes mindfulness, solution focused and cognitive-behavioral therapy techniques. 

To see current license information for this therapist please visit the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapy Board License Verification website here and type their name in the search box.


  • "I need someone to talk to"
  • Low Confidence/Self-esteem
  • Stress Management
  • School Problems
  • Panic & Anxiety
  • Grief & Bereavement
  • Body Image
  • Anxiety & Depression
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