Courtney McCarthy

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 at the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.


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