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Courtney Cephas-Bass, LPC

LGBT Relationship issues Anger management Self esteem Coping with life changes
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About me

I am a Masters-level Licensed Professional Counselor. I primarily work with adults (using a Cognitive Behavioral counseling model) in the areas of anxiety, depression, stress, anger management, adjustment issues, and substance abuse. Cognitive behavioral therapy is a form of psychotherapy that emphasizes the important role of thinking in how we feel and what we do. I work with individuals, families, and couples in therapeutic sessions. I also work with companies/agencies providing employee assistance services and training and/or team-building services. I work with a wide range of issues to include anxiety, balancing career/work and life, depression (mild to moderate), relationship issues, stress, substance abuse, transitional issues (i.e. returning vets/their spouses, relocation), traumatic experiences, and women's issues. I am LGBTQ+ allied/affirmed.

Professional experience

10yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Compassion fatigue, Communication Problems, Domestic Violence, Women's Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy

License information

AL LPC 3009

Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Courtney Cephas-Bass. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Thank you for always being so helpful

Written on Apr 12, 2022 after therapy with Courtney for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

Courtney has been through quite the journey with me since we met earlier in 2021. My items and responses keep changing due to the transitions I have been dealing with. Courtney remains fluid in her understanding of where I am in the process. She hears me; sometimes before I hear myself.

Written on Feb 15, 2022 after therapy with Courtney for 6 months on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, grief, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

She has given me coping tools I didn't know I needed. Very responsive and kind.

Written on Nov 14, 2021 after therapy with Courtney for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, bipolar disorder, and adhd

One of my biggest fears and anxieties with getting a counselor was talking to one who felt robotic. I wanted someone personal, and Courtney is exactly that. She's also good about checking in with her clients every couple of days, and that has helped me feel cared about. All in all, she's a good counselor to talk to.

Written on Aug 09, 2021 after therapy with Courtney for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, compassion fatigue, and adhd

She’s great at what she do & very helpful!

Written on Aug 09, 2021 after therapy with Courtney for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues

Courtney is kind, warm, and a friendly face to see at every session. She listens, empathizes, and validates my thoughts and feelings. She gently corrects harsh or negative thoughts I have toward myself and provides helpful insight and coping skills. She is easy to talk to and expresses genuine concern and care for me.

Written on Jul 20, 2020 after therapy with Courtney for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety