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Rychel Johnson

Rychel Johnson

M.S., Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)

Rychel is a licensed clinical professional counselor in Kansas. She owns a private practice, Empower Mental Wellness, specializing in anxiety treatment and social skills development. Rychel also enjoys extensive road trips and spending time with her husband, their daughter, and two cats.

Professional experience

  • Freelance Mental Health Writer at Empower Writing: Mental Health & Addictions writing services (Nov 2022 - Present). Focus on creating blog content for mental health organizations and addiction recovery facilities.

  • Mental Health Therapist at EMPOWER Mental Wellness Counseling with Rychel Johnson, LCPC (May 2016 - Nov 2023). Specializes in anxiety disorders and building social skills among adults and adolescents.

  • Medical Reviewer at (Dec 2022 - Feb 2023), Remote. Worked for a health technology company focused on mental health resources and services.

  • Mental Health Therapist at Creative Insight Counseling (May 2016 - Apr 2018). Provided individual and family therapy, focusing on Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities.

  • Family and Individual Therapist at ASAP Expert Counseling, LLC (Jan 2012 - Apr 2016). Specialized in therapy for individuals and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities.

  • Therapeutic Case Manager at TFI Family Services (Aug 2011 - Mar 2012). Managed caseloads related to reintegration, adoption, and foster care.

  • Mental Health Therapist at South Bay Mental Health Center (Aug 2010 - Jun 2011). Provided community-based mental health services, including therapeutic interventions and psychosocial skills groups.

  • Supportive Care Service Provider at HELPERS, INC (Oct 2009 - May 2010). Mentored adolescent clients with cognitive and emotional disorders.

  • Graduate Student Intern at University Career Center (Aug 2009 - May 2010). Offered career guidance and support to college students.

  • Community Mentor and Job Coach at BRIDGE BUILDERS, LLC (Sep 2007 - Jun 2009). Guided and mentored young adults with autism in community and job settings.

  • Case Manager Assistant at JOHNSON COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (Jan 2007 - Aug 2008). Provided attendant care and community support for children and adolescents.

  • Supportive Home Care Facilitator at ASSIST, LLC (2006 - 2007). Offered mentorship and behavioral intervention for youth with various disorders.


  • The University of Kansas: Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology (2008 - 2010). Involved in the University Career Center Graduate Internship. Skills include Content Management, Time Management, Report Writing, Academic Writing, Healthcare, Writing, APA, Microsoft Word, English, Copywriting, Editing, Diversity, and Communication.

  • The University of Kansas: Bachelor of General Studies in Psychology and Behavioral Sciences (2005 - 2007). Skills include Content Management, Time Management, Report Writing, Academic Writing, Healthcare, Writing, APA, Microsoft Word, English, Copywriting, Editing, Diversity, and Communication.

  • Johnson County Community College: Associate of Arts - AA (Aug 2003 - May 2005). Participated as a Scholarship Athlete in Cross-Country and Track & Field, achieving All-American Honors.

Certifications and qualifications

  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor: Issued Oct 2016, Credential ID 2490. Skills include Time Management and Diversity.

  • Licensed Professional Counselor: Credential ID 2322.

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