Dr. Simpson grew up in Danville, VA and received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Randolph-Macon College. He then earned a doctorate in Community and School Psychology at the University of Tennessee. A licensed psychologist, John worked for 11 years with Eastover Psychological and Psychiatric Group, in private practice, and was with Presby Psych for almost six years. He left Presby Psych to join Alternative Behavioral Strategies where he worked with children coping with developmental concerns and then returned to private practice. Dr. Simpson has served as a parent coordinator in cases of high conflict divorce. In addition, he received the North Carolina Psychological Association President Award for his work with the North Carolina Disaster Response Network and with the American Red Cross in disaster mental health responding. In recent years he has developed an interest in soul collaging and sometimes integrates it into his clinical work. Located at our Sharon Road/South Park office, Dr. Simpson sees children, adolescents, adults and couples and accepts Aetna, BCBS, CBHA, Cigna, and United Healthcare.