Charryse Johnson is a speaker, life coach, and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who inspires people to “live well” in mind, body, and spirit. For more than a decade she has provided counsel, leadership, and training to individuals, families and teams throughout the U.S., France, Ecuador, and China.
Proudly raised by a single parent and having overcome numerous obstacles and setbacks, she is driven and determined to spread hope and encouragement. She operates from the belief that we are each more than the sum of our circumstances.
Her insight and lifestyle have been broadcast on local radio and social media in an effort to breed hope and encouragement to those desiring support and growth in their personal lives.
Ms.Johnson’s career combines experience in both pastoral counseling and psychotherapy, education, and speaking. She received her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Liberty University, and earned her BA in Human Development and Family Studies from Lee University. She is a member and presenter for the Licensed Professional Association of North Carolina (LPCANC) and provides consultation and training for both secular and ministerial organizations.
She has been privileged to work with individuals, couples, and families across the lifespan. Over the past 16 years, she has worked in educational and liturgical settings and has years of direct experience in a clinical setting offering higher levels of care to high acuity patients. Some of her most recent clinical work also allowed her to support parents impacted by the unique needs of individuals with eating disorders, personality and mood disorders, suicidality, and self-harm. She is also an insightful source of support for couples and families.
Charryse views therapy as a collaborative process and offers an integrated approach in which values, the search for meaning, and the power of choice are a central focus. She also enjoys incorporating experiential techniques and has specialized training in trauma.It is her desire to offer a nonjudgemental environment that provides support, encouragement, and practical skills.
It only takes a few minutes of interaction to see where the core of her deepest contentment lies. Charryse’s conversations are often centered around the funny moments and her ever evolving role as a wife and mother. So when she isn’t seeing clients, Charryse is likely to be carpooling her children around Charlotte, cheering loudly at a school athletic event, or working on music with her husband.