Meet the Medical Way Specialists Doctors
The Medical Way Specialists team takes a collaborative approach to patient care, working together to provide integrated and coordinated treatment plans. They understand that each patient is unique, and they strive to develop individualized treatment plans that address each patient’s specific needs and concerns.
Dr. Michael Johnson
Dr. Michael Johnson is a licensed psychotherapist with over 15 years of experience helping individuals and couples naviate the challenges of life. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan, and his Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley.
Dr. Johnson began his career working in community mental health clinics, where he provided individual and group therapy to adults and children struggling with mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, and trauma. He quickly developed a passion for working with couples, recognizing the unique challenges and rewards that come with helping two individuals navigate the complexities of their relationship.
Over the years, Dr. Johnson has become known for his expertise in couples therapy, particularly in helping couples overcome infidelity and rebuild trust. He has also developed a specialization in working with men, helping them explore and address issues related to masculinity, identity, and relationships.
In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Johnson is an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (SAP). He has presented at conferences and workshops on topics related to couples therapy and men’s mental health, and he has been interviewed by several media outlets on these topics.
James Mitchell is a licensed psychotherapist with over a decade of experience helping individuals, couples, and families overcome various mental health challenges. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and his Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology from Stanford University.
Early in his career, James worked in a community mental health clinic, providing individual and group therapy to children and adolescents. His natural empathy and dedication to his clients’ well-being quickly earned him a reputation as a compassionate and effective therapist. Over time, he expanded his clinical focus to include working with adults, couples, and families, gaining expertise in areas such as anxiety, depression, and relationship issues.
James is also an active researcher and writer, regularly publishing articles in academic journals on topics such as emotion regulation and attachment theory. He is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and several other professional organizations, and he often speaks at conferences and workshops on topics related to mental health and psychotherapy.
One of James’ passions is using technology to improve mental health care. He was an early adopter of teletherapy, and he has been involved in several research studies examining the effectiveness of online therapy. He also developed an app that helps individuals track their moods and identify patterns and triggers that affect their mental health.
Dr. Sarah Thompson
Dr. Sarah Thompson is a licensed psychotherapist with over 20 years of experience helping individuals and families navigate life’s challenges. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and her Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University.
Dr. Thompson began her career working in community mental health clinics, providing individual and group therapy to children, adolescents, and adults from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. She quickly discovered her passion for working with individuals who had experienced trauma, and she pursued additional training in trauma-focused therapies such as Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Over the years, Dr. Thompson has expanded her clinical expertise to include a wide range of mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and personality disorders. She has also developed a specialization in working with individuals who have experienced domestic violence and intimate partner abuse.