Courtney Formicola, Psy.D.

Courtney FormicolaCourtney Formicola, Psy.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who provides individual and family therapy for adults, children, and adolescents. Her areas of emphasis include anxiety, mood disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorders, autism spectrum disorders, and behavioral challenges. Dr. Formicola believes that the client’s family dynamic is an important component of improving emotional regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, communication, and self-esteem. She integrates therapeutic techniques from cognitive behavioral therapy, functional family therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy. Dr. Formicola’s approach involves a collaborative and intentional process to help achieve her client’s goals. She believes that effective therapy includes building a strong rapport with her clients and tailoring evidence-based practices to meet individual and family needs.

Dr. Formicola also provides testing and assessment services to children and adolescents. She offers psychological evaluations for a variety of concerns including executive functioning and attention, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, social/emotional challenges, and behavioral difficulties.

Dr. Formicola earned a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The George Washington University in Washington DC, and a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University, Teacher’s College in New York. She received a Bachelor’s degree from The University of Notre Dame in Indiana. Dr. Formicola completed her post-doctoral fellowship in Pediatrics at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Kennedy Krieger Institute in Maryland. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Aspire Health Alliance (formerly South Shore Mental Health) in Massachusetts. Dr. Formicola also obtained practicum experience at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, the Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital, and the Lodge Program at the Frost School.