Courtney is a licensed professional counselor and foundationally-trained DBT therapist who practices individual therapy, skills training and treatment consultations with both adolescents and adults. She specializes in the support of clients at all ages and stages of life who may struggle with depression, anxiety, mood instability, interpersonal conflict, or behavioral dysregulation.
Courtney was raised in Atlanta and has an undergraduate degree in advertising from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. She went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Richmont Graduate University in Atlanta. She also is certified in Child and Adolescent Counseling. Early in her career, Courtney gained valuable experience as a group therapist and primary counselor for clients in residential, day treatment and outpatient clinical settings. Additionally, she has treated clients with a broad range of diagnoses and acuity levels.
Courtney integrates DBT skills into therapy with the goal of empowering her clients to manage the inherent challenges of life, to decrease personal suffering, and to create fulfilling lives worth living. Her therapeutic approach is client-centered, supportive, strength-based, and authentic. She strives to empower clients to effectively manage the inherent challenges of life, to increase healthy and adaptive coping skills, and to create a “life worth living.”
Outside of work, Courtney is an active member of Buckhead Church. She enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, exercising, dining out, traveling, listening to live music, volunteering, and celebrating anything.