Courtney McCarthy (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Substance Abuse Counselor in Training)


  • Depression & Other Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Concerns in Children & Adolescents
  • Trauma
  • Stress Management
  • Parenting Concerns & Family Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Self-Esteem
  • Life Transitions

Courtney is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Substance Abuse Counselor In Training, who works with children, teens, and adults providing individual, couple and family therapy. While she treats an array of issues, her areas of expertise include behavioral concerns in children, ADHD, ODD, trauma, depression, family issues, mood disorders, anxiety, stress management, parenting concerns, life transitions, anger management and self-esteem.

Working from a systemic view Courtney strives to look beyond an individual and observe how their surrounding environments, experiences and relationships impact them. She believes in identifying and utilizing the strengths and unique qualities of individuals and families. She draws from a wide range of techniques including: cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, solution focused therapy, art therapy, play therapy, and family therapy. She also enjoys utilizing mindfulness and biofeedback techniques to aid clients in calming both their minds and bodies.

Education and Training

Courtney obtained her Bachelor’s degree in psychology (B.S.) from the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point and her Master’s degree in Applied Family and Child Studies with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from Northern Illinois University. She has received further training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Professional Affiliations

Courtney is a Clinical Fellow in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Contact Courtney McCarthy

Uplands Madison

6602 Grand Teton Plaza, Suite 100

Madison, WI 53719

(P) 608-828-3636

(F) 608-828-3637


Uplands Dodgeville

1118 Professional Drive

Dodgeville, WI 53533

(P) 608-935-2838

(F) 608-935-9227