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Dr. Courtney Glickman, PhD

Owner, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Registered Play Therapist, Certified Nature-Informed Therapist

Courtney has experience and specialized training in the assessment and treatment of youth with sexual behavior problems, trauma-focused integrated play therapy, extended play-based developmental assessments, and art, sand, nature, and play therapy interventions for children, adolescents, and adults.  

Courtney has worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, community agencies and outpatient mental health clinics, providing her with exposure to a broad range of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds, mental health issues, and age groups. She has experience providing evidenced-informed individual, family-focused, and group therapy treatment to children, adolescents and adults presenting with symptoms of depression, anxiety, adjustment and attachment issues, trauma, grief, and emotional dysregulation. In addition, Courtney works with adoption and foster care and integrates attachment-based strategies to strengthen bonds between family members.


Courtney has expertise in sexuality and gender identity development for clients and their partners and families. She believes in providing a safe, affirming and respectful space for individuals to explore their own identities and address personal and societal struggles with discrimination, gender identity, and sexual orientation issues.


Courtney completed undergraduate work at the University of Central Florida with a double major in Psychology and Communications. She earned her Master’s Degree and Doctoral Degree in Counseling at The George Washington University. She is presently an adjunct professor at The George Washington University.

Courtney has published articles and presents at conferences on issues relating to play therapy, attachment, perinatal and postpartum depression, discrimination, intimate partner violence, LGBT and gender identity, and HIV risk. 

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