Last edited 12/11/2023

Melanie Johnson MD

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
Headshot of Melanie Johnson Medical Doctor

General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM

What was your path to becoming a therapist? What inspired you to choose this profession?

Dr. Melanie Johnson Pointer completed her undergraduate studies and medical school training at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. Upon graduation from medical school, she matriculated to The University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA, where she completed an internship in Psychiatry. She then returned to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where she completed her residency in General Psychiatry and a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She is dually board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Pointer currently treats children, adolescent, and young to middle age adult patients. She treats a variety of mental illnesses such as ADHD, Mood Disorders, Anxiety and Psychotic Disorders. Dr. Pointer has worked extensively with patients from a variety of cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. She has worked at several mental health facilities throughout the Atlanta metro area. She also has experience treating patients in Pennsylvania and Georgia using telemedicine. Telemedicine has afforded her the opportunity to provide care to areas that otherwise would have a shortage of mental health services. She uses a combination of medications and psychotherapy in treating her patients.




Medication Management

General Expertise




Bipolar disorder

Pregnancy, perinatal, & postpartum issues

Women's issues

Medication Management

In-Network Insurance



Cigna EAP

Elevance Health

Evernorth Health Services





Adults (25-65)


  • Georgia, Medical Doctor, 68037


Wake Forest School of Medicine

Wake Forest Baptist Medical

Wake Forest Baptist Medical

Online Therapy

Office at 1899 Powers Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA

Frequently Asked Questions About Melanie Johnson, MD

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Melanie Johnson, MD, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Melanie Johnson accepting new clients?

Yes, Melanie Johnson is accepting new clients for online therapy in Georgia and in-person appointments at 1899 Powers Ferry Road, Suite 250, Atlanta, GA, 30339.

Does Melanie Johnson accept insurance?

Yes, Melanie Johnson accepts insurance, including Aetna, Anthem, Cigna EAP, Elevance Health, Evernorth Health Services, Kaiser, MultiPlan and Optum.

Does Melanie Johnson offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Melanie Johnson offers in-person appointments at 1899 Powers Ferry Road, Suite 250, Atlanta, GA, 30339.

Does Melanie Johnson offer online therapy?

Yes, Melanie Johnson offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Georgia.

How quickly can I see Melanie Johnson?

Melanie Johnson typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Melanie Johnson speak?

Melanie Johnson conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Melanie Johnson online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Melanie Johnson online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.