Nancy L. Johnston, MS, LPC, LSATP, MAC, NCC is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner in private practice in Lexington, VA. With 42 years of clinical experience, Nancy is Master Addiction Counselor and a Diplomate and Clinical Mental Health Specialist in Substance Abuse & Co-Occurring Disorders through the American Mental Health Counselors Association.
She has authored two books on codependency published by Central Recovery Press: Disentangle: When You’ve Lost Your Self in Someone Else (2011) and My Life as a Border Collie: Freedom from Codependency (2012). Nancy’s third book, Your Healthy Self: Skills for Working with Codependent Behaviors (2015) is self-published and only available through her.
Over the past 14 years Nancy has presented at numerous conferences including the Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders, the Carolinas Conference for Addiction and Recovery, Addiction: Focus on Women, the Virginia Summer Institute for Addiction Studies, the American Mental Health Counselors Association Annual Conference, and the Virginia Counselors Association Annual Conference.
Nancy also offers skill building trainings for recovery from codependent behaviors at her office/workshop center in Lexington, VA, and she has created and facilitated 25 Codependence Camp weekend retreats, previously in Abingdon, VA and now in Natural Bridge, VA.
More information about Nancy and her work is available at her website: nancyljohnston.com.