Dr. Johann D'Souza (Founder of Values First Therapy)

Dr. Johann D'Souza

Founder of Values First Therapy

Dr. Johann D’Souza earned both a PhD and Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from the
University of Houston on a Presidential Fellowship after receiving a prior Masters degree from
Boston University in Psychology and Bachelors degree from University of Dallas in Theology.

He’s the founder of Values First Therapy, where he offers modern psychology with traditional
values. He specializes in helping high achievers overcome anxiety or OCD by using science-based strategies.

His research publications focus on the psychological benefits of hope and optimism. He is a research affiliate at Harvard’s Human Flourishing Program, a coach for OptimalWork, and the host of the Dr. Johann D’Souza Podcast.