Rachel Johnson is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Supervisor with a BS in Psychology from Thomas More University and MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University. She is pursuing her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision, with a focus on Forensic Mental Health, at Walden University. She started working in the field of mental health and substance use in 2011 and has been licensed as a counselor since 2015. She has practiced as a clinical counselor in Ohio and Kentucky with a specialization working with adults and adolescents with substance use disorders, human trafficking survivors and sex workers, PTSD, anxiety, mood and personality disorders, and psychotic disorders. She has taught at Walden University as a contributing faculty member since 2021. Her primary research interests include substance use and addictions, mental health, and sex and sexuality.