Lee Johnson, Associate Professor

Department: Family Life


Email: lee_johnson@byu.edu

Office: 234 TLRB

Phone: 801-422-4537


I grew up in Salt Lake City, UT and graduated from BYU with a BS in Family Science. I earned my M.S. degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Utah State University and a Ph.D. from Kansas State University. Since graduation I have worked at Friends University, University of Georgia and now BYU.


  • Ph.D. in Family Studies and Human Services from Kansas State University, 1998
  • Master of Science in Family and Human Development from Utah State University, 1996
  • Bachelor of Science in Family Science from Brigham Young University, 1993

Research Interests

Research interests focus on examining the relationship between physical exercise, improved sleep, and reduced stress on marital and family therapy outcomes; emotional regulation process in clinical couples and families; and the therapy alliance.


  • Best Article of the Year: Honorable Mention from Journal of Marital and Family Therapy,

Recent Publications