Subsequent to completing his Master's Degree in Psychology with a specialization in Behavioral Assessment and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy at North Dakota State University, Scott Johnson was accepted into the APA-Accredited Doctoral Training program in Clinical Psychology at the University of North Dakota. There, Scott completed all required coursework, clinical training, and his final comprehensive examinations, with specialized training and supervised practica in Pediatric Neuropsychology and Neuropsychological Testing. Scott was then accepted into and completed the APA-Accredited Pre-Doctoral Internship Program at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago. Through his clinical placement at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, Scott received additional training in Neuropsychological testing and intervention with children and young adults suffering from developmental and acquired neurological disorders under the supervision and tutelage of the Doctoral level staff within the Department of Psychological Medicine. Scott has not completed his dissertation, which is the final required element of Ph.D. level training.
Prior to beginning his private practice in 2008, Scott spent 20 years working within the Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital. He has conducted comprehensive evaluations and offered treatment recommendations to physicians, parents and educators for thousands of children presenting with developmental and acquired neurological disorders. Scott has been a consultant to the Illinois State Board of Education on Special Educational programming; he has been awarded over $100,000 in grant funding for neurocognitive testing with underprivileged children; he has numerous publications in the area of Traumatic Brain Injury; he has been an adjunct instructor teaching Master's level graduate students through George Williams College - School of Education at Aurora University, and he has provided over 75 invited professional lectures, presentations and addresses at local, regional and national conferences.