Courtney Lamothe

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About Me

I believe …

“Maybe sometimes we’re delicate and unsure, and we don’t know what we’re ready to want, so all that we’re looking for are people with good intentions towards us, hoping for gentle in the unknown.” - Butterfly Rising

"All human actions are an attempt to meet needs." - Dr. Marshall Rosenberg

“We all have baggage, but there comes a time when we need to unpack.” - Unknown

“If the ocean can calm itself, so can you. We are both salt water mixed with air.” - Nayyirah Waheed

Welcome, I’m Courtney Lamothe, Founder/Owner of Self-Awareness, Let’s Talk (SALT), mindset coach and licensed clinical social worker. My focus is on mindfulness and a 7-year long practice I’ve coined, “Feelings Identification + Needs (FIN) Awareness” based on the teachings of Nonviolent Communication. As a fin helps to propel a fish through the water, I believe these practices help to propel us forward in life with more clarity, compassion, and connection. It’s practical for all and provides a new lens from which to understand all situations.

Being aware of what we are feeling and needing is the foundation of self-awareness. When we can pinpoint the root reasons for our feelings, actions and reactions, we can better understand human behavior (our own and that of others). My focus aims to help bring clarity, which can bring compassion, and with compassion can come greater connection (again, with ourselves and others). And, I believe, connection is why we are all here.

Together we will talk about your current stressors, feelings, strategies, and identify resulting unmet/met needs. From here we can intentionally connect dots, identify trends and strengths, acknowledge compounded unmet needs, and learn ways soften, ground, and welcome any feelings. This then positions you to create new strategies and goals in order to better meet your needs moving forward. Creating intentional change often requires repetition, practice, and accountability, and I am here to help with these as well.

It is my hope that in working together, you will will create a more fulfilling, well-lived life in whatever way that looks to you. As someone who has previously worked in hospice for 13 years, I highly understand the value of this work.

Please connect with me if you have a desire to live from a more curious, self-aware, regulated, kind, and connected place. May you find some comfort here.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Grief
  • Self esteem
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Family conflicts , Depression , Attachment Issues , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Communication Problems , Hospice and End of Life Counseling , Self-Love , Young Adult Issues

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

Years of Experience: 3

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video


LCSW #CSW01390 (Expires: 2023-05-01)


Written by J.A. on Jan 07, 2022 after therapy with Courtney for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, and coping with life changes

Courtney is wonderful! She listens and is great a sounding board. She helps connect the dots and poses questions that help me reflect on the things that I am struggling with and help me think about things from perspectives that I haven't thought about.