Jeremy has a passion for assisting families who are struggling through life’s transitions, and he specializes in working with parents, children, teenagers, and families. Through his work at The Connection Place, Jeremy is committed to helping clients build a bridge of communication and experience the connection for which they were created. Over the last 25 years, Jeremy has invested in the lives of others through clinical counseling, and he has partnered with a variety of organizations and ministries whose goals have been focused on assisting their client’s through normal life transitions, as well as times of struggle and crisis.
Jeremy’s goal is to always offer quality therapy services that meets the specific needs of his client’s lives. Jeremy has completed extensive training in Emotionally Focused Therapy and works largely from an attachment perspective. He has also been trained in Trust Based Relational Interventions (TBRI) which was developed by Dr. Karen Purvis and Dr. David Cross at the Karen Purvis Institute of Child Development at Texas Christian University. TBRI is an intervention model for a wide range of behavioral problems for adopted children, children in foster care, and children "from hard places." Jeremy is a Certified Theraplay Practitioner, Theraplay Trainer, Theraplay Supervisor-in-Training, and he uses Theraplay strategies in much of his work with children and their families. He is also a Certified Brainspotting Practitioner.
Jeremy serves at a faculty supervisor for the Marriage and Family Therapy graduate program at Lipscomb University, and he is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. Jeremy has a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas. He is a member of the Tennessee Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and the Theraplay Association.
Jeremy and his wife have three amazing children. The Johnson's are thankful to be adoptive parents, and they are active in various adoption organizations in Middle Tennessee. Jeremy is passionate about being a great husband and father, and he loves hunting, fishing, reading, sports, and traveling.