Dr. Steve Johnson

  • Bishop of Faith Covenant Community Church of America
  • Certified Pastoral Counselor & Clinical Supervisor
  • Crisis Response Chaplain Trainer
  • Critical Incident Defusing & Debriefing Consultant


Stephen A. Johnson is certified by the National Association of Christian Counselors as an Advanced Clinical Pastoral Counselor; is a Diplomate Member / Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress with the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress; and holds certification with the National Board of Christian Clinical Therapists as a Clinical Supervisor. He is National Bishop of Faith Covenant Community Church of America; has a 36 year background in the pastorate; is a seminary professor of counseling, a religious broadcaster and has spoken to over 200 audiences across the U.S. and overseas. He is, also, a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.

Dr. Johnson sits on his national church's Chaplaincy Certification Board and is involved in developing a training program for its Crisis Response Team. He is an experienced grief counselor and group facilitator; has worked with first responders and victims of accident and crime scenes and deployed as a debriefer in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Workshops, Presentations and Seminar Topics

12-Hour Workshop in Faith Based Crisis Response:
Our training model is consistent with standards set by the National Institute of Mental Health. Our emphasis is on the unique role of Ministry Professionals and Christian Laity in helping to mitigate post-traumatic stress and bring hope and healing to survivors of critical incidents.

The purpose of this 2-Day Workshop is to assist the Christian Community in learning to:

  • Integrate Faith Based Crisis Response with traditional Mental Health resources
  • Define the concepts of Acute Traumatic Stress Management and Intervention
  • Identify the most appropriate Response to use with a given critical incident
  • Acquire and demonstrate ATSM / CISM response skills, including Defusing, Debriefing, and Death Notification

Following is a list of organizations with whom Dr. Johnson has interviewed, consulted or trained:

Crestview Area Ministers Association - Florida

Etsah Ministries - Pennsylvania

Faith Covenant Theological Seminary - Florida

Life Management Counseling Center - Georgia

Union Baptist Theological Seminary - Louisiana

Victorious Life Worship Center - Florida

Villas of Casa Celeste Assisted Living Facility - Florida


Dr. Steve A. Johnson
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