Courtnie Merrill-Perry


About me

I am licensed in South Carolina with 5 years of professional work experience, specifically working with teens and their families. I have worked with teens in the outpatient and residential setting.

I have experience in helping teens with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, LGBTQIA+ issues, trauma and abuse, & eating disorders. I engage my clients in many therapeutic modalities including; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). I am also Level 1 Brainspotting trained.

I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Family conflicts
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Eating disorders
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Relationship issues , Grief , Anger management , Self esteem , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , ADHD , Abandonment , Adoption and Foster Care , Attachment Issues , Body Image , Codependency , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 5

Services offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat


SC LISW 15432


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

Written on Jan 31, 2023 after therapy with Courtnie for 2 weeks

Thus far we are pleased with teen counseling and all of Courtnie Merrill- Perry's help!

Written on Oct 14, 2022 after therapy with Courtnie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, eating disorders, and coping with life changes

Courtnie really pays attention to what I share with her and addresses my concerns in a thoughtful and constructive manner. She is very easy to talk to, and great at establishing a sense of trust right out the gate. She's wonderful!

Written on Sep 26, 2022 after therapy with Courtnie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Courtnie has been very helpful and responsive even after only 2 sessions. She has sent a couple of helpful work sheets and give me some useful tools to use dealing with my stress and communication.

Work with me!