Camille Johnson

meet Camille Johnson

Camille Johnson, BA., Intake Coordinator/Research Assistant received her Bachelor of Arts from Barnard College in 2020. Before joining the American Institute for Cognitive Therapy, she was a Research Assistant in Dr. Elizabeth Bauer’s neuroscience lab at Barnard and Dr. Amy Margolis’s Environment, Brain and Behavior (EBB) lab at Columbia University Medical Center. Additionally she volunteered as a Peer Educator for Barnard College’s health and wellness promotion program and served as a Research Assistant in Dr. Naomi Simon’s Anxiety and Complicated Grief Program at NYU Langone, on studies evaluating treatments for anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorders. Camille is also a Crisis Counselor for Crisis Text Line, and conducts the Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children (DISC) with children and adolescents for a study at North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center that aims to validate online diagnostic tools. Camille’s research interests include suicidology, emotion dysregulation, mindfulness and evidence-based treatments like Cognitive and Dialectical Behavior Therapies, especially for adolescents and systemically oppressed populations. She plans to pursue a doctorate in clinical psychology and hopes to incorporate both research and clinical practice into her future career.