About Cortney

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Cortney Modelewski, MA, LPC is a mental health counselor in practice since 2015. She’s a trained Cognitive Behavior Therapist with experience in helping those living with anxiety disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, eating disorders, maladaptive perfectionism, and chronic depression. Her approach to therapy can be summed up as, “Do more of what works, do less of what doesn’t, use evidence-based practice with humility whenever possible.”

A Western Michigan University aluwebsite photomna, she graduated with a Master of Arts in Counselor Education with an emphasis on Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She draws from the values of both counseling’s humanistic tradition and from change-oriented Cognitive Behavior Therapy to help people meet their goals.

In addition to her work as a Cognitive Behavior Therapist, she is a member of one of the first Linehan Board of Certification Dialectical Behavior Therapy teams. She is a participant in the Kalamazoo Hoarding Task Force, as well as holding memberships with the American Counseling Association, the International OCD Foundation, and the Southwest Michigan Eating Disorders Association. Her most recent accomplishment is becoming the first intensively trained Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy clinician in West Michigan.