Dr. Paul Johnston

Registered Clinical, Forensic and Correctional Psychologist

Dr Paul Johnston

Contact Info

Thunder Bay Psychology
116 May Street North, Thunder Bay,  ON P7C 3P1
Phone: 807-628-0752 / 1-888-872-8551 (toll free)

Website: Thunderbaypsychology.com

With over 30 years of varied hospital experience, working with both inpatients and outpatients, Dr. Johnston now works exclusively in his private practice. Focusing primarily on the trauma experience of Armed Forces Veterans, Correctional Officers and First Responders, Dr. Johnston employs various Best Practices techniques including Mindfulness, Cognitive Restructuring and EMDR, to assist individuals recover their sense of balance and health.

An Adjunct Professor at Lakehead University, Dr. Johnston also continues his involvement with the ongoing, higher education of graduate psychology students and as a psychotherapy supervisor.

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