Courtney’s Education & Experience

Courtney Lansdowne, MSW, LCSW received her Masters of Social Work from Arizona State University.  She is certified by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health to provide psychotherapy in private practice.  Courtney has focused her career on serving adolescence and individuals from all ethnic and socio-economic demographics.  She began her career volunteering overseas and offering humanitarian work to the vulnerable, rural community of Bergmansgooghte in South Africa.  Locally, Courtney completed an intensive two-year postgraduate residency program at the community agency, Phoenix Interfaith Counseling, where Courtney was trained in specific cognitive and behavioral approaches, most notably Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

Courtney has several years of experience working extensively with individuals dealing with complex issues including self injurious behaviors (e.g. cutting, burning), obsessive and compulsive behaviors, disordered eating, post-traumatic stress disorder, sexual compulsivity, addictions, and personality disorders. She is also well versed working with self-esteem issues, grief and loss, anxiety / stress management, and family / relational conflict.

An avid yogi, Courtney believes in the therapeutic power of incorporating mindfulness, meditation, and movement to support becoming more embodied in the here and now.

In addition to having a private practice, Courtney works with a national recogized treatment center, The Meadows, at its intensive outpatient program in North Scottsdale.