Courtney Brandon, LPC/MHSP, RPT
Courtney is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist in the state of Tennessee. She is also a Collaborative Divorce Child Specialist and Rule 31 Mediator. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Tennessee, and her Master of Education degree from Lincoln Memorial University in 2013. She has worked with children, adolescents and families in conflict or with behavioral and emotional issues since 2006 in a variety of clinical and advocate roles. Courtney joined KCS in 2016 and is the Vice President and Director of Business Operations.
Prior to private practice, she was a child and family therapist at a community agency and worked primarily with children and families with a history of trauma, abuse and separation. She also served as the facility director of the agency and was responsible for both clinical oversight and day-to-day business operations.
Courtney has a passion for working with children, adolescents, young adults and parents. She specializes in helping children manage their emotions during their parents divorce and acts as a support for the family as they navigate co-parenting. Other areas of specialty include helping children work through grief and loss, separation or trauma. She understands the importance of supporting the entire family system when embarking on the path to well-being. Each client and family are unique, and one of the most important parts of your work together will be building a trusting therapeutic relationship in which she works to understand her clients and their specific concerns. She take a collaborative, strengths based approach to counseling and incorporates her experience with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to teach clients new skills and offer insights into current patterns of thoughts and behaviors. In her work with children and adolescents, she uses Child Centered Play Therapy, Sand Tray Therapy and artistic expression as a way to facilitate greater self awareness and growth.
Courtney is an active member of both the Association for Play Therapy and the Tennessee Association for Play Therapy. She has also had the honor of guest lecturing at the University of Tennessee and Lincoln Memorial University on the topics of Grief in Children of Divorce and Play Therapy.
Child and adolescent therapy to address issues related to divorce, trauma, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, self esteem and more.
Young adult individual therapy to address issues such as: anxiety, depression, phase of life transitions, self-esteem, identity, trauma, grief and loss, and more.
Parent /Co-parent training and support.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Please contact me for appointment times.
$90—$150 per session
Courtney can be reached by phone at 865-621-4044, by email, or fill out the form below.