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Courtney Dowdell, MA, RDT, LCAT

Courtney is a Primary Therapist at BALANCE eating disorder treatment center. Courtney received her Master's Degree in Drama Therapy at New York University. She is a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist with the New York State Education Department, and a Registered Drama Therapist certified by the National Association for Drama Therapy. She has facilitated drama therapy and counseling in a broad range of settings, including child and adolescent inpatient psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, as well as school based systems for the developmentally delayed. She specializes in utilizing improvisation, play writing, role-play, and performance in a group setting to work therapeutically with her clients.