Nicole Lloyd Johnson

Physician Assistant

Durham, NC


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About Nicole Lloyd Johnson, PA-C, CAQ-PSY

Nicole believes that some form of mindcare is imperative for a sound mind and body. She works hard to provide a safe space and be a source of comfort and stability while giving high-quality care to any patient that comes to her for help. She feels it is important to involve patients in the decision-making process when it comes to treatment and takes the time to educate her patients and share her knowledge about mental healthcare. Wanting to make sure that the patient feels comfortable and confident in a treatment plan, she will lay out a few appropriate options and discuss the pros and cons of each.

Education & Certifications

– Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Lincoln Memorial University-Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate, TN
– Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
– Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).

Conditions Treated

  • Anxiety / Stress
  • OCD
  • Bipolar I & II
  • Depression
  • Adjustment Concerns
  • Eating Disorder
  • Personality Disorder
  • Developmental Disability / Autism
  • LGBTQ+ Care
  • Gender Confirmation Surgery Evaluation
  • Post-Partum / Pregnancy Depression
  • Psychosis
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Schizophrenia / Schizoaffective
  • Grief
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Phobias
  • Anger
  • Irritability
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Treatment Resistant Depression
  • Impulse Control (non-alcohol / drug)
  • Depression with Suicidality
  • Depression with Psychosis
  • Severe Bipolar with Psychosis

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna NC
  • Cigna NC
  • Magellan NC
  • Medcost NC
  • UBH NC
  • Humana NC
  • Bright Health NC
  • Friday Health NC
  • insurance-6057

Don’t see your plan? Call us at 855-501-1004 to see if you are covered.

Insurance plans may vary by location and are subject to change.



May 27, 2022

She is amazing!


May 26, 2022

Nicole is very good to work with


May 26, 2022

Nicole has always been very understanding and informative, going far above any of my previous physicians.


May 26, 2022

She seemed very exeoting and understanding


May 26, 2022

It was all helpful good session


October 25, 2021

Nicole scheduled an appointment quickly when I reached out with an urgent need for my daughter to be seen.


October 12, 2021

Daughter loves it and she says it helps her.


October 12, 2021

Very patient with teens!


September 9, 2021

Nicole is amazing. My son really has connected with her and we like her methodical approach and understanding nature. She really makes him feel comfortable being honest and talking to her about how he feels.


August 23, 2021

Very content with Nicole Johnson couldn't ask for a better person she's awesome


August 11, 2021

I really like Nicole Johnson s professionalism and knowledge. She listens to my concerns, takes time to explain and helps me make best-educated decisions I am comfortable with.


July 20, 2021

The whole staff is very kind and understanding


July 5, 2021

I like the flexibility to have virtual visits. The provider is caring. Knows what questions to ask


June 24, 2021

Nicole is extremely helpful and knowledgeable.


June 16, 2021

Very friendly staff


June 11, 2021

Nicole is great!! I ve met with many psychologists and psychiatrists over the years and she s by far the best. She s helped me understand my diagnosis and how different medications work, which helps me work with her to figure out how to treat me best!


May 24, 2021

She listened to us and really heard what we are saying. Between appointments when I had concerns, she addressed them quickly.


May 21, 2021

Friendly, direct, and able to talk to us in terms we understood.


May 20, 2021

Very good psychiatrist


May 17, 2021

She listens and gives good advice


May 5, 2021

Nicole takes the time to listen to her patients and to make sure they understand and are comfortable with their treatment plan.


May 4, 2021

Very friendly staff


April 26, 2021

The therapist seemed to really listen and understand. She tried connecting with our daughter. Judgment-free zone.


April 23, 2021

Nicole is awesome and has made my whole experience seamless


April 23, 2021

I felt like she listens to my concerns


April 6, 2021

We really like the convenience of virtual appointments. Nicole is very knowledgeable and patient. We like her a lot.


April 6, 2021

Nicole is always a very thoughtful listener and provides thorough answers. Also very flexible with technical issues.


April 5, 2021

I appreciate Nicole and would not trade her for anyone else! She's wonderful and always checks in to make sure I am good with my medication.


April 3, 2021

My daughter seemed very comfortable talking with Mrs. Johnson. She seemed very nice & pleasant.


April 2, 2021

Nicole listens to our concerns and successes and uses the information to help us.


January 28, 2021

I feel like I m listened to when talking.


January 20, 2021

I already have recommended mind path to several people. The office people who check you in are so nice and caring. The mental health care workers are wonderful. The building and location is great. You can get text and voice messages for appointment reminders. Nicole and Victoria have been god sends in helping me get my life together and helped to allow me to feel mentally well adjusted and balanced. Nicole and Victoria never rush the appointment. They make me feel comfortable and like my feelings and concerns are validated. Mind path has changed my life for the better. I wish something like this was available to me when I was younger, but I m truly grateful it exists now and is so accessible. The office staff and mental health care workers at mind path are the most helpful, caring, and comforting professionals I ve ever worked with in my experience in mental health and medical care.


December 11, 2020

Good listening and good advice


November 19, 2020

Nicole Johnson has a great bedside manner and she is so patient and knowledgeable with her patients. I feel like I m in really good hands with her as my doctor and she been a huge comfort to me during my hardest times. She goes above and beyond.


August 31, 2020

Great first impression. It was a very nice thorough experience. Made my 15 year old feel right at ease. Thank you for the TLC.


August 24, 2020

It was so amazing not having to drive to the appointment, as a single, working mom... that was a HUGE blessing. And my daughter (the patient) is so used to using her device socially that this was a very comfortable way to have the appointment, from her bedroom. Nicole was so amazing. It didn't feel like she was on the other side of a screen, it was a very positive interaction. She was able to be sensitive to my daughter and provide very good guidance to both of us. Super impressed with her! THANK YOU!!!!!!!!


August 24, 2020

I feel as though the care I received was very beneficial even though it was my first appointment, I feel like it was a very good start at getting my mental health to a better place.


August 20, 2020

Everything from scheduling to filling out questionnaires was easy and accessible. The provider was thorough, sensitive, and caring.