Mollie Birney is a private counselor and public health speaker by profession who is in the limelight because of her father. Her father is a well-known celebrity from the entertainment world Late David Birney.

Moreover, Mollie is the co-founder of the Catch Your Breath Retreats along with her husband Clinton Johnson.

Net Worth

Mollie Birney is estimated to have a net worth of $1 Million in her possession. She has accumulated this amount from her successful professional career. She works as a private counselor and health coach which has an average income of $50k in the United States.

In addition to this, Mollie’s father David Birney is estimated to have a net worth of $5 Million before his demise. Birney is currently living a happy family life in the Wasatch Mountains.

Relationship Status – Married To Clinton Johnson

Mollie Birney is a married woman who has tied the knot with Clinton Johnson. Although she has not hidden her better half but has not disclosed her dating life.

Mollie Birney and her husband
Mollie Birney and her husband
Source: Instagram @ClintonJohnsonmft

The couple is yet to reveal their first encounter and their marriage details. They were in a relationship for a very long period. Clint has posted pictures of them hiking and traveling to beautiful destinations.

Besides this, Birney has not been married or engaged previously. Also, she is not romantically linked with any other person.

Early Life

Birney blessed her parents with her arrival on the 4th of June, 1987. She was raised in a well-known family, however, she did not grow up comfortably. She had to maintain body language and posture according to her status.

As Birney suffered from an eating disorder, she gained weight. Her father would comment on her body mockingly and her mother would constantly check her diet.

Left Vocal Performance And Choral Conducting Due To Her Bulimia

During her college days, Mollie attended classes for vocal performance and choral conducting. She was really interested in this field.

However, she lost her voice because of her excessive eating disorder and therefore she had to leave this field. She stopped pursuing it further.

Birney Tried To Heal Herself From All Those Anxiety And Loneliness From A Very Young Age

The 36-year-old Birney launched her self-improvement campaign at the age of 7 in order to solve her anxiety and loneliness. She would try any diets or shrinks that are related to self-betterment.

Birney also attended her mother’s 12-step sessions in the vain hope that their calmness might rub off on her, but it was ineffective.

Additionally, she committed herself to therapy and 12-step work, cycled through antidepressants, attended silent Vipassana retreats, and even inpatient treatment twice. Later, she found happiness and a feeling of recovery as she met her coach.

Educational Background

Birney had the privilege to receive a quality education as she came from a well-stable family. She graduated from Tufts University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Furthermore, She pursued her Master’s degree studies in Clinical Psychology and graduated from Cal State LA. Also, Birney has developed her teaching method after constant learning for more than eight years with her coach Breck Costin

Husband – Clinton Johnson

Birney’s husband, Clinton is also a therapist like Birney herself. They share a common interest and ideology on mental health. He specializes in Anxiety, Mindfulness, and Psychedelic Integration.

Mollie Birneys husband Clinton Johnson
Mollie Birney’s husband Clinton Johnson
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Clinton has received a BA in Psychology from UC Berkeley and an MA in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University Los Angeles. He has his website under his name and uses Instagram under the username @clintonjohnsonmft.

Additionally, he is the co-founder of Catch Your Breath Retreats alongside his wife Birney.

Blessed With A Child

The Catch Your Breath Retreats co-founder Birney is a proud mother of a son. She shares her child with her husband Clint. The couple has named their son Wesley.

Molllie Birney and her son Weslry
Mollie Birney and her son Wesley
Source: Instagram @ClintonJohnsonmft

Her husband has shared the picture of Wesley. The love birds are trying all to give their son a good upbringing and quality life.

Siblings – Has A Twin Brother

Birney is not the only child of the late David Birney and his ex-wife Meredith Baxter. She was born with her twin brother Peter Birney who is the only son of David.

Likewise, She also has an elder sister Kate Birney. They all grew up together sharing happy memories and beautiful moments.

Father – David Birney

Mollie’s father, David Birney was a classically trained theater as well as TV actor who is well-known for the sitcom Bridget Loves Bernie.

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Mollie Birney’s father David Birney
source: IMDb

Birney began his career after majoring in theatre at the University of California before finding success on television. According to Deadline, the actor went on to make his stage debut and was featured in seven Broadway musicals by 1985.

Throughout his career, he has had 73 credits as an actor on his IMDb profile. Some of his projects include The Comedy of Error, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, sliders, The Naked Truth, and so on.

David Birney’s Cause of Death

David Birney, the well-loved actor famous for ‘Bridget Loves Bernie’ and ‘St. Elsewhere,’ passed away on Friday, April 29, 2022, at his home in Santa Monica. His life partner, Michele Roberge, later shared that he had battled Alzheimer’s disease for five years, which was the cause of his passing.

In December 2017, it became known that Birney had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. After a five-year fight, the condition sadly led to his death at the age of 83.

Mother – Meredith Birney

Meredith Birney was married to David Birney, her co-star who starred in the Bridget loves Birney. She was the daughter of actress and producer Whitney Blake. She was married to David till 1989.

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Mollie Birney’s mother Meredith Baxter
Source: Wikipedia

Prior to marrying David, she was in a marital relationship with Robert Lewis Bush and had two children. She also followed in the footsteps of her mother and entered the entertainment industry.

Throughout her career, Meredith has 112 credits as an actress and some of her projects are Undateable John, Code black, Becoming Santa, and so on. She will be appearing in Genesis: The Future of Mankind Is Woman. She is now in a relationship with the same gender i.e Nancy Locke

Birney’s Father David Was Alleged To Be Abusive By His Wife

David and Meredith married in the year 1974 and shared three children together. From their relationship, they were the parents of Kate, Mollie, and Peter. Their love life ended with a divorce in 1989 after being in a marital relationship for 15 years.

According to Meredith, David was abusive during their marriage. In response, he has given a detailed statement on his website about these allegations.

Noted Meghan Markle’s Fake Smile

Mollie who is a body language expert has noticed the forced smile of Meghan Markle on the Queen Platinum Jubilee.

She observed how Meghan’s grin remains the same no matter what she is doing which appears to be forcibly faked.

Birney As A Mental Health Counselor

The private Counselor for mental health Birney was suffering from an eating disorder that nearly messed up her life. After suffering a lot to the point she was nearly in depression, she started taking treatment for this disorder.

Mollie Birney’s counseling

She took nine years to completely recover and learn more about mental health. She started as a therapist but her interest was in coaching Now, she is a private coach and mental counselor who gives many pieces of advice and tips for better mental health.

Speaking at conferences, treatment center groups, and schools across America, Mollie is a counselor in the field of addiction recovery. She has taken part in many workshops held by organizations and has made appearances at numerous events.

She has made remarks at events like the 2018 National Conference for the National Council on Addiction and Drug Dependence and the 2019 North Carolina TIDE Annual Conference on Behavioral Health. 

Catch Your Breath Retreats

Catch Your Breath Retreats is a vision of Birney and her husband Clint who are both therapists. They provide clinically guided all-inclusive vacations with the slogan Rest, Play, and Grow.

It has an Instagram account @catchyourbreathretreats with only 168 followers at the time of writing. The couple has posted the sample schedule of the vacation.

Group discussions, outdoor excursions, personal couple’s counseling sessions, and plenty of opportunities for relaxation will all be part of their intensive retreat for a week. 

Has Two Cats And A Pig

Birney is a huge animal lover who cares about them. She has a deep affection for them. According to her, she is in possession of two cats and a pig.

Although she does not discuss it much, the health counselor loves them a lot.

Social Media Presence

Mollie has created accounts on major social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. However, she does not seem to be that active in them. She uses these platforms to share her professional tips and life rather than her personal life.

Her Instagram username is @molliebirney where she has amassed more than 50.6 k followers. She has shared a lot of motivational tips and tricks on her Instagram wall.

Likewise, Birney is available on Twitter with the username @MollieBirney which has 34 followers, and her Facebook Account has 42 followers which is comparatively less than that of her Instagram.

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