These are the words that Dr. Robert A. Johnson, III, lives by in his life. Dr. Johnson has served in many firsts, such as being the youngest and first black male to work in a state agency Medicaid- Hospitals Division, and being the first black male in a thriving counseling private group practice. Dr. Johnson is in the Top 1 percent of Licensed Black Male Counselors in both South and North Carolina (border states}.  Dr. Johnson focuses and specializes in the treatment of schizophrenia, depression, mood disorders, anxiety, adjustment disorders, PTSD, anger/stress management, intellectual and developmental disabilities, Christian counseling, life, business, and job coaching, vocational and occupational problems, couples/marital counseling, and family therapy. 


Dr. Robert A. Johnson, III, is the son of Robert Johnson Jr. and Gloria Mitchell Johnson. He is the grandson of the late Benjamin and Alfreda Sadie Mitchell of Charleston, SC, and Robert Sr. and Mildred Johnson of Charleston, WV. 


Dr. Johnson holds a Bachelor’s degree from West Virginia State College (now a university) in psychology, which he graduated in three years.  He also possesses a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Marshall University.  Dr. Johnson also possesses a Doctoral Degree in Health Administration.  He is licensed as a professional counselor in the State of South and North Carolina. He also is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor-Supervisor in the State of North Carolina and focuses on mentoring more black males in the field.  Dr. Johnson also has multiple certifications with Certified Case Management, Global Career Development Facilitator, Early Childhood Educator, and Life Coach Certificate, and multiple certificates. 


Dr. Johnson is a Spring 1998 initiate in the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. -Alpha Zeta Chapter! Dr. Johnson was involved in many school organizations while at WVSC (U), including student government, work-study, and community partner organizations with school just to name a few! He was also named the AKA MAN OF the YEAR FOR ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, Inc. -Nu Chapter while in school in 1998. 


Dr. Johnson is currently active with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.-ETA Omicron graduate chapter, Voted for the Alumni of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Who’s Who Among 20 under 40 for SC Black Pages, apart of the South Charlotte Father’s Auxiliary Group of Jack and Jill of America, apart of the Black Male Therapist of Charlotte Group and also a Team Leader for his beloved church-Steele Creeke AME ZION where he focuses on the strength of God in maintaining retention of members with the church.  Dr. Johnson is also a Life Member of both WVSU and his dear fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.


Dr. Johnson is also involved in many other community service organizations, but his most blessed role in life is being a husband to his beautiful wife and a blessed father to his three children. Dr. Johnson is deeply committed to his family and community.

Dr. Rob Johnson, '00