Last updated: 2/8/2015

Sue Johnston, LICSW (612) 822-3925
Last Updated: 2/8/2015
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Gender: Female/Female Identifying

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Depression Immigration/Newcomer Multicultural Issues Sexual Abuse/Rape Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Asperger's Syndrome Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Grief/Loss Life Transitions Psychosomatic Self Abuse Sleep Disorders
Office and Contact Information
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Sue Johnston, LICSW
4306 Bryant Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55409  

(612) 822-3925

Contact: Sue Johnston

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
Tue8:00am – 4:00pm
Wed8:00am – 12:00pm
Thu8:00am – 5:00pm
FriBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 2 Days
Weekends: 2 Days

Access by Public Transportation
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours


Years of Experience: 26

MN - LICSW [01165]

Credentials and Certifications:
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
Certified Level II Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $150
Couples: N/A
Group: $150
Family: $150

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: No

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
One Hour per week for Military and Families

AETNA (Open Choice) Medica Health Plans (Select Care PPO)
Araz Group (PPO) Medical Assistance
Beacon Health Metropolitan Health Plan (MHP)
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Aware PPO) MNCare
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Blue Plus) PreferredOne Community Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) PreferredOne Provider Organization
CIGNA HealthCare Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
First Health (Network) UCare Minnesota
HealthPartners (Open Access Network) United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Managed Health Network United Healthcare
Medica Health Plans United HealthCare (Options PPO)

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Immigrants/Refugees
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Caregivers College Students Military/Veterans
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Body Centered Psychotherapy Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) EMDR Mindfulness Based Approaches
Other theoretical approaches:
Cognitive/Behavioral Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Feminist Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Meditation/Relaxation Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Somatic Experiencing Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Methods - focus areas:
Group Individual
Other methods:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Supervision/Consultation
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:

Multi-cultural experience:
Arabic Pacific Islander
Professional Associations
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW) Clinical Social Work Federation (CSWF) International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Sidran Institute