Therapist in Olympia, Washington Mahina Johnson, Therapist

Licenses: LMHC, DBH

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Olympia, Washington Dr. Mahina Johnson, LMHC, DBH

Dr. Mahina Johnson, LMHC, DBH

Dr. Mahina Johnson is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Washington who has been practicing since 2010. Her educational background includes an B.A. in Psychology from Hawaii Pacific University, an M.A. in Mental Health Counseling from the WA School of Professional Psychology AU, and a Doctor of Behavioral Health from Arizona State University. Dr. Johnson has worked across many Western Washington counties over the past 15 years in the fields of State and International Foster Care and Child Trauma Counseling, Crisis Counseling with Children with Developmental Disabilities and their families, Chronic Adult Homeless populations, Adult and Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Recovery, Adult Inpatient Psychiatric care for severe mental health disorders (Involuntary and Voluntary), and Adult Intensive Outpatient Counseling for Adults with severe chronic mental health conditions.

Dr. Johnson holds specialty training and certification in Trauma Informed Care, LGTBQIA+, Queer affirming-therapy, BIPOC therapeutic approaches, Mood Disorders, and Personality Disorders. When human beings experience mental health problems and/or crisis, it is not uncommon for their lives to unravel. Dr. Johnson’s great passion is bringing understanding and healing to people who have been through the stressful experience of mental health deterioration. She helps her patients, who include children, adults, and families, to find healthy perceptions of themselves and strengthen their relationships so they can know themselves as peaceful, complete, whole, and safe.

Dr. Johnson knows that no single approach is the right one for every individual, and so she has been trained in a range of modalities including Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – Beck modalities, Illness Management and Recovery, Motivational Interviewing, Humanistic Psychology, Trauma Informed Interventions, Adult and Adolescent Suicide Assessment/Treatment and Intervention. Dr. Johnson has lived in the greater PNW for over 20 years and is an avid hiker and backpacker, enjoying the beauty of this place is one of the greatest gifts! She is also a writer and spends many hours with her canine companions curled up with a good book! She also grew up on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii and loves all things water sports especially surfing and SUP!

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Behavioral Health Systems (BHS)
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Centivo
  • ComPsych
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • First Choice
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente Washington
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence BlueShield
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare West (HealthNet)


  • CBT for Insomnia
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)


  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Mahina Johnson. You can also call 253-752-7320 to have someone assist you.

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