Neysa L. Johnson, M.D.


My treatment philosophy focuses on the relationship with the client. It may be less important what we call your problems (the diagnosis) than how we treat them. I say "we" because I feel that treatment involves us working together as a team. With a team-focused approach, that means that all members of the team have a role in choosing and implementing treatment, including you. I may be guiding your treatment, but it is your work that makes the difference. This may include taking medication I prescribe as well as participating in psychotherapy. I may refer you to your primary care physician to rule out medical disorders. I also encourage you to engage your family or support system in your treatment, including coming to your appointments if you feel it will be helpful.

I want to get to know you as a person. I believe this leads to better diagnosis, better care, and more satisfaction for me as well as for you. I do not run a quick 'med-check' based practice. I do not employ nurse practitioners or physician extenders. If you have an appointment at my office, you will be seeing me. I communicate with my clients openly, including discussing with you about your diagnosis and the pros and cons of different treatment options. I encourage you to do additional reading and research on your problems and treatments and will be happy to discuss with you information that you find or have questions about.