Karen Johnson

Karen Johnson : Karen O. Johnson, M.Ed. began grief group counseling in 1981 with ten teens experiencing the death of a parent. Since then, she has worked with a large population of youth, families and adults coping with loss as an individual and group counselor. Over the span of 35 years in the education industry, she has held various positions in elementary, secondary and post-secondary education including: teacher, counselor, principal, crisis team member and director and crisis line counselor and director in the Jordan, Murray, and Salt Lake School Districts in Utah, and the Texas Independent School District. Currently, Karen is the Area Chair, Lead Faculty in the Social Sciences Human Services Program at the University of Phoenix. Karen is also the founder of EveryDayGrief, LLC, a company offering seminars for helping professionals, where innovative techniques are shared to positively impact the grief journey of youth and adults. Along with counselor trainings, she runs grief support groups. http://www.griefabet.com

http://www.everydaygrief.com

Articles:

Flavorless Holidays, 21 Dec 2014

Next to Cancer, Next to Normal, 08 Dec 2012

Underwater at the Cancer Diagnosis, 26 Apr 2011

‘Honest Grief’ Helps 10-Year-Old Deal With Grandpa’s Death, 07 Mar 2011

Cupid’s Wayward Arrow: Break-Up Spurs Grief, 11 Feb 2011

A Letter to Elizabeth and John Edwards’ Children, 10 Dec 2010

Welcome Mat for Grief in the School Counselor’s Office, 15 Nov 2010