Dr. Courtney Ferenz earned her Doctoral Degree and Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology. Prior to this, she completed her Doctoral internship at the Child Guidance Clinic at the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. She then completed a postdoctoral residency at a therapeutic day school (where she remained for four years), which required significant expertise working with children aged six to 18 as well as their families. During her clinical training, she worked in juvenile forensic settings and community mental health centers where she provided individual, family and group therapy, and assessed Cognitive and Psychological functioning of adolescents and young adults. She is license in Virginia and Maryland and recognized by the National Register of Health Care Providers in Psychology
Dr. Ferenz specializes in working with children, adolescents, and families. Her focus is with school age children and adolescents experiencing Learning, Behavioral and Emotional Difficulties. As well as, adults who present with concerns related to Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Addiction, and Stress Management. She offers Individual Therapy, Group Therapy, Family Therapy, and Parent Consultation. She has a particular expertise in treating individuals with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Tourette’s syndrome, and Selective Mutism. She is a member of the Tourette’s Association and a certified Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for TICS (CBIT) provider.
Dr. Ferenz makes every attempt to promote a warm and welcoming environment for her clients. She incorporates a range of techniques as appropriate, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, and Relational Approaches. She also has experience treating adults with substance abuse and mental health issues. Dr. Ferenz has experience working with ethnically and culturally diverse population as an individual and group therapist.
She is available Monday through Thursday. Please contact Dr. Ferenz for availability.