Johnny Williamson, MD

Psychiatry in New Lenox and Hinsdale, IL

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Meet Johnny Williamson, MD



Johnny Williamson, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist specializing in general, child, and adolescent Psychiatry. With over 19 years of dedicated practice in the greater Chicago area, Dr. Williamson brings a wealth of experience to Spectrum Behavioral Health in Hinsdale and New Lenox, Illinois.

Throughout his illustrious career, Dr. Williamson has demonstrated his commitment to providing comprehensive mental health services across various levels of care. From inpatient treatment and residential care to intensive outpatient services and community-based treatment, he has consistently delivered compassionate and effective care to individuals of all ages.

Dr. Williamson's clinical focus spans a wide range of psychiatric disorders, including attention deficit disorders, autism, anxiety, mood disorders, bipolar disorder, school phobia, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and eating disorders. He is renowned for his holistic approach to treatment, which integrates psychotherapy, psychotropic medication management, and appropriate therapeutic modalities for individuals, families, and groups.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Williamson is a prolific researcher and author, with numerous publications and research contributions in areas, such as psychotropic medications, cultural competency, violence in psychiatric patients, psychiatric infrastructure, treatment of disruptive behaviors, and school-based interventions. 

He has also held multiple medical directorships and presented at prestigious conferences, such as the American Psychiatric Association, National Medical Association, Psychiatric Services, and the Society for Prevention Research.

Dr. Williamson continues to play an integral role in advancing the field of psychiatry through his clinical practice, research endeavors, and educational contributions.