Norine G. Johnson
Norine G. Johnson (December 3, 1935 – November 19, 2011) was an American psychologist and a past president of the American Psychological Association.
Norine G. Johnson
|Died||November 19, 2011 75) (aged|
|Known for||Past president, American Psychological Association|
Johnson completed a bachelor's degree at DePauw University. She earned a PhD in clinical psychology from Wayne State University in 1972. Johnson served on the APA Council of Representatives and convinced the organization to sell Psychology Today; the APA owned the publication at the time but it was costing the organization millions of dollars. She assumed the APA presidency in 2001.
Johnson was the director of psychology for a children's hospital, ran a private practice and was on the faculty of Boston University School of Medicine. She wrote a historical novel titled An American Family Myth. She died of cancer on November 19, 2011. The Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (Division 29 of the APA) awards the Norine Johnson, PhD, Psychotherapy Research Grant.
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