Hello! My name is Courtney Cavanaugh and I am the Owner and Clinical Director of Kaleidoscope Therapy Center. I have been working in the mental health field for more than 17 years, predominately with children and adolescents.
I received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Pittsburgh. In addition, I received a Master of Education in Elementary Education from California University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Waynesburg University.
Prior to starting my own private practice, I worked extensively in the BHRS/ Wraparound field. After spending several years working in the field as a behavior specialist, mobile therapist, strengths-based therapist, and STAP camp director, I served as the program director.
By focusing on each individual’s potential, I try to provide a humanistic approach. I stress the importance of growth and self-actualization when working with my clients. It is my belief that people are innately good and that we are continually looking for new ways to grow, to become better, to learn new things, and to experience psychological growth and self-actualization.
During free my time, I serve as the Executive Director for the Autism Open, a nonprofit that raises money for local children and families affected by autism. Children with autism have always held a special place in my heart and they are a population I really enjoy working with.
Over the last 10 years, I have helped raise close to $400,000 for autism. The vast majority of this money has been used to help local children and families in need of items like iPads, autism service dogs, sensory swings, and medical treatments.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Family conflicts
- Parenting issues
- Self esteem
Relationship issues , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Anger management , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , ADHD , Attachment Issues , Autism and Asperger Syndrome , Avoidant Personality , Blended Family Issues , Body Image , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Codependency , Commitment Issues , Communication Problems , Control Issues , Dependent Personality , Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD) , Divorce and Separation , Family of Origin Issues , Family Problems , Forgiveness , Guilt and Shame , Impulsivity , Infidelity , Isolation/Loneliness , Jealousy , Life Purpose , Midlife Crisis , Money and Financial Issues , Mood Disorders , Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks , Postpartum Depression , Pregnancy and Childbirth , Self-Love , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Women's Issues , Workplace Issues , Young Adult Issues Read more...
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
LPC #PC013798 (Expires: 2023-02-28)
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Courtney is very empathetic and practical. I feel like I can speak very candidly without judgement and she's excellent at seeing a situation for what it really is.
I have had 3 sessions now with Courtney and I am very happy with her counseling and help. I am very grateful to have found someone that is a good fit for me.
Dr. Cavanaugh has been incredibly helpful through a very difficult time period in my life. I have told friends who are on the fence about therapy just how helpful this has been. I’m very grateful I have Dr Cavanaugh to help guide me through these tough times.
Courtney is super helpful! She listens to me and all of my situations. She communicates well and comes up with a great plan that is unique, if it wasn’t for her I’d be in a much more worse situation.
Courtney has been really helpful in helping me manage my anxiety through a really challenging time. She is very upfront, direct, and solutions-oriented while also being compassionate. I always leave our sessions with actionable steps to take throughout the week. She responds quickly when I send her a message and she’s always ready with helpful suggestions when needed. Definitely recommend her!
Courtney is an amazing therapist. She somehow knows me better than myself and has always helped me understand myself better to become a better version of myself. I highly recommend Courtney!
Courtney listens and gives you feedback and advise that you might not want to hear in a way that makes you feel good. Not sure if that when makes sense. She's forward and understanding . If you want someone real who might tell you things you don't want to hear. I would recommend her to anybody
Courtney has been the best counselor a person could ask for. She is very knowledgeable and knows exactly what to say and has helped me tremendously with saving my marriage
Very understanding and capable