Johnnie is a Native of Los Angeles studying Psychology as an undergrad at the University of Southern California (USC) and continuing on to Antioch University Los Angeles gaining his Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology. Johnnie has been working in the treatment industry over 10 years; He has held many roles in the industry as a primary therapist in the Non-profit world, as well as a primary therapist in the world of high-end treatment. Johnnie was also an owner of multiple structured sober livings with a twelve-step focus (Alchemy House Sober Living in West Hollywood, and Harbor Recovery in Playa del rey) Johnnie was an owner and operator involved in all aspects of client care. Johnnie also owned and operated a boutique IOP center Nexus Recovery Services (in Culver city) with a focus on both clinical excellence and long-term treatment.  Johnnie’s clinical focus roots itself in Mindfulness, spiritual and depth approaches, trauma, with a backbone of 12 step recovery. For Johnnie this work is a calling, from the pain and eventual triumph of his own personal journey. His profound love for others, his ability to connect with all people from all walks of life, and his deeply rooted belief in the Power of transformation are among his greatest gifts.