Courtney Krajenka, Ph.D
Courtney Krajenka is a licensed psychologist at Matone Counseling in Charlotte. She earned her masters and doctorate in clinical psychology from California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) in San Diego, California. Prior to that, she obtained her bachelor’s degree from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Courtney’s graduate education and training focused on working with children, adolescents and their families as well as the transition-aged youth (TAY) population. She has trained in various settings, such as residential treatment, outpatient psychiatry, nonpublic school systems, and community mental health. She has a multitude of experience helping with a variety of challenges including: anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, adjustment issues, trauma, grief and loss, behavioral issues, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, spiritual or faith-based issues, parenting difficulties and post-partum issues. Courtney is also well-trained in psychological testing and can provide testing and assessment for children and adults, including intelligence and achievement testing, personality testing and differential diagnosis testing.
Courtney is passionate about walking with her clients through challenging seasons in life. She believes that each individual has their own unique set of strengths and challenges they bring on their journey towards wellness. While she operates from cognitive behavioral theory, she tailors her interventions to the individual or family she is serving through a client-centered lens. Above all, she knows the beginning steps towards seeking psychological support can at times feel like the hardest, and she finds it a joy and honor to help assist her clients in taking those steps to a more satisfying and joyful life.