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Christine A. Courtois, PhD, ABPP

Christine A. Courtois, PhD, ABPP

Christine A. Courtois, PhD, ABPP, is a Board Certified Counseling Psychologist in Independent Practice, Washington, DC and National Clinical Trauma Consultant, Elements Behavioral Health/Promises, Malibu. Dr. Courtois has published three books on the topic of complex trauma and its treatment in conjunction with Dr. Julian Ford. A new book on spiritually-based treatment of trauma was released in October 2014. Dr. Courtois lectures widely and is currently chairing a committee on developing practice guidelines for PTSD for the American Psychological Association and complex trauma treatment guidelines for several professional organizations. She is a recipient of a number of professional awards, among them, the American Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology as a Professional Practice and the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Sarah Haley Award for Clinical Excellence.

Christine A. Courtois, PhD, ABPP
Licensed Psychologist, Independent Practice
Christine A. Courtois, PhD, PLLC
3 Washington Circle, NW, Suite 206
Washington, DC 20037
202-362-2776--phone and 202-362-2778, fax
703-847-8708--home office and fax

National Clinical Trauma Consultant
Elements Behavioral Health/Promises, Malibu

New book, It's Not You, I's What Happened to You:
New book, Spiritually-Oriented Treatment of Trauma:
Three books on complex trauma in adults and children: