Courtney Breyer, MA, LADC, LPCC

Courtney Breyer is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC). She received her Bachelor of Arts majoring in psychology from St. Olaf College, her Master of Arts in Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, and her certificate in Addiction Counseling from Minneapolis Community and Technical College. Courtney has been providing mental health services since 2016.

Courtney has experience working in intensive outpatient co-occurring treatment programs, county-based mental health crisis services, and outpatient psychotherapy. She currently works as a therapist with individuals, couples, and families ages 6 and up. Courtney has specialties w orking with individuals who experience mental health and substance use concerns, participates in Psych Recovery Inc.’s Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) program, and Brainspotting. Brainspotting is a focused treatment method that works by identifying, processing, and releasing core neurophysiological sources of emotional/body pain, trauma, dissociation, and a variety of other challenging symptoms. Whatever is needed, Courtney works with everyone who is willing to show up.

Courtney’s approach to therapy is relational and client-directed. She has an understanding that good therapy begins with a steadfast relationship between client and provider. Courtney thinks of her profession as walking with clients on their mental health/therapy journey instead of leading or following. She believes it is important to honor the stories a client enters therapy with and respect each person’s timing as they build their internal awareness or make changes. Courtney uses humor and courage to build and maintain connections.