Teresa Wren Johnston, MA, LPC, MAC
Executive Director & Assistant Dean
Teresa Wren Johnston is the founding Director of Kennesaw State University’s Center
for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery in Kennesaw, GA. She holds an academic appointment
through the Psychology Department as adjunct faculty. Ms. Johnston is a licensed professional
counselor in the State of Georgia specializing in Substance Use Disorders, addiction
education, intervention, and recovery.
Ms. Johnston is the founding President of the Association of Recovery in Higher Education.
As the State Coordinator for the Georgia Network, a statewide organization that Addresses
Collegiate Alcohol & Other Drug Issues she proactively addresses the issues of alcohol
and other drugs in order to promote healthy campus environments.
Ms. Johnston has over twenty years’ in the private sector as a corporate executive
specializing in corporate administration, strategic planning and implementation, change
and project management consulting.
She lectures and advocates nationally for Collegiate Recovery Communities, Young Adult
Addiction and Recovery and other topics related to young adult addiction.
Office: (470) 578-2539