Courtney Oswald graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with her Bachelor’s in Psychology, followed by a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is a Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern in the state of Florida and is currently working toward completing her licensure hours. Her passion is helping teens and adults navigate change. Courtney has experience working in a multitude of settings, most recently Community Mental Health. Due to her experience in a variety of settings, she developed a wide skill set of therapeutic techniques. She has experience providing support at multiple levels of care, including inpatient, outpatient, residential, hospital settings, and nonprofit organizations providing substance abuse and mental health counseling services. Courtney’s approach is person centered and trauma informed, while incorporating a variety of evidenced based practices, including but not limited to cognitive behavioral therapy, strength based therapy, motivational interviewing, and solution focused therapy. She believes in an individualized plan to discover inner strengths and build solutions. She works with a wide array of presenting issues, such as anxiety, depression, mood disorders, trauma, grief, life transitions, relationship issues, and addiction. Courtney believes a client is the author of their own life, with encouragement and support they can write their own story. Her goal is to create a safe space for clients to increase self awareness, build self esteem, and develop a better connection with oneself.