Felicia Johnon is a bestselling author, international speaker, mental health advocate, and keynote and motivational speaker. Readily engaging her audiences with the moving story of her survival from child abuse, homelessness as a teenager, she also shares her first hand experiences of self-harm and depression.
About Felicia Johnson
Felicia Johnson is ever determined to end the stigma associated with mental illnesses. She focuses her efforts on mental health, youth advocacy and suicide prevention. Felicia uses her knowledge, educational background in Psychology, and over ten years of work in the mental health field to empower, encourage and educate her audiences.
Felicia Johnson is an abuse survivor and life thriver! She is a behavioural health worker and youth advocate. She works in Atlanta, GA and volunteers with Youth Villages Inner Harbour and Personality Disorders Awareness Network (PDAN) and The National Alliance On Mental Illness (NAMI). Felicia was nominated for the Gutsy Gals Inspire Me Award and her bestselling novel entitled “HER” was nominated for the Georgia Writer’s Association Author of the Year Award. In addition, Felicia was honoured and awarded for speaking and organizing the Women’s Empowerment Event 2015 for National Alliance On Mental Illness (NAMI) Augusta, GA.
Felicia is an avid reader and encourages aspiring writers to journal at least once a day. A few of her favourite things are ice cream, learning new languages, experiencing different cultures, and making others smile.
Felicia Johnson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She currently lives in Atlanta, GA.
- Suicide (education and prevention)
- Personality Disorders (BPD)
- Childhood Abuse
- Sexual Abuse
- Trauma (emotional and psychological)
- Mental health awareness
- Survivors and Recovery
- Self harm and abuse (cutting, etc.)
- Teenage homelessness
- Writing & Journaling (therapeutic and for publishing)
"Seeing Ms. Johnson speak is truly inspiring and insightful."
Candace A. Osborn, MS, LPC
"Felicia's presentation and her book gives a brilliant window into the mind of one who struggles with mental health issues...Her book is well written and the information in her presentation is accurate"