Dr. Patricia Johnson
Spiritual Group Facilitator
Reverend Dr. Patricia Anne Johnson, Ph.D., also known as “Dr. J,” is a native of Chicago, IL. She became the first woman to graduate from Upper Iowa University with a degree in Philosophy. She received her Ph.D. from Northwestern University in Systematic Theology and Social Ethics. While a professor at CSU Long Beach and CSU Fullerton, she became a positive, stabilizing and guiding force in the lives of many students who now serve as academics, attorneys, physicians... Now in Phoenix, AZ she is a professor of Philosophy and Theology at Estrella Mountain Community College. Dr. J understands the importance of including spirituality in a comprehensive treatment program for addictions, and does not promote any one particular religion.