Dr. Bruce R. Johns

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Bruce Johns received a Master’s degree from Brigham Young University in Marriage and Family Therapy and then earned his Ph.D. from Utah State University in Combined Clinical/ Counseling/ School Psychology (emphasis in clinical psychology). He completed a pre-doctoral internship in child/adolescent psychotherapy at the Wichita Collaborative Psychology Consortium (APA accredited) and then completed a post-doc year at Bear River Mental Health in Logan.

Dr. Johns has served in various professional and community positions including chief psychologist at Logan Regional Hospital’s Behavioral Health Unit and director of the Center for Change. He is a founder of Mt. Logan Clinic. He has provided inpatient and outpatient psychotherapy services, group therapy, school consultations, trauma interventions, psychological assessments, divorce mediations, custody evaluations, and court consultations.

Dr. Johns has expertise in marriage and family therapy, child and adolescent psychotherapy, and adult psychotherapy. Specialty areas include depression and anxiety (including OCD and panic disorders), couples’ therapy, divorce adjustment, childhood behavior problems, adolescent treatment, disruptive disorders, ADHD, bipolar disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder. His approach is integrative, according to the client’s needs and may include conjoint psychotherapy, cognitive- behavioral therapy (CBT), behavioral therapy, conflict resolution, parent-training, re-decision therapy, grief counseling, and relaxation training.

Dr. Johns assists clients to identify barriers that impede their progress and helps them develop options for resolving those impediments. The ultimate goal is healthy personal and interpersonal functioning and improved relationships.

Dr. Johns believes every child, adolescent, and adult deserves to feel respected and understood. He strives to treat each person with compassion and caring. Dr. Johns loves his work and considers it a privilege and honor to be able to get to know and be able to support clients as they strive for stability, growth, cohesion and fulfillment.

Dr. Johns writes a regular column for the local newspaper and has addressed various topics that you may find helpful (see below).

 

Articles by Dr. Johns:

Who’s Right & Who’s Wrong

Understanding The Process of Change

The Map is NOT the Territory

The Dance of Marriage

Reining in Expectations

Men Doctors & Shrinks

Managing Our Ruts

Kids are like pups

It Takes Two to Fight and One to Fix

How to Choose a Counselor

Facing Self-deception

Complain but Stay Out of the Past

Avoiding Defensiveness

Anxiety-Getting Back on That Horse

It’s hard to sleep on rocks

Mindsets Make a Difference

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