Courtney  Rhea-Ribeiro

Courtney Rhea-Ribeiro


Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
California Accepting Online
Updated December 18, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders & disordered eating
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma

Professional statement

Courtney is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California, Kentucky, Texas and Ohio. She treats those who are working through eating disorders, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, work stress, trauma and life transitions.

Courtney worked at an eating disorder clinic from 2011 through 2019 and helped those struggling at the outpatient, intensive outpatient, and partial hospitalization levels of care. She has spoken as an expert about eating disorders and co-occurring mental health concerns on the radio, at college campuses, among professionals in the community, and at other treatment centers. Her professional training includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and phase 1 of Brainspotting for trauma. She has seen and treated individuals, families, couples and children. Courtney worked for a large health care company from 2019 through 2022 doing mental health intakes, diagnosing mental health disorders, and supporting people in getting the care they needed. She also co-facilitated a year long DBT group. She went back to a private practice setting in 2023 to continue to pursue her passion by providing therapy to those looking for support.

Message to clients

If you're seeking therapy it is because you are in a part of your life that is giving you some trouble. Life has its ups and downs, but there are times for each of us when we need to reach out and get increased support. If you're feeling ready to look at things from a different perspective and create some meaningful change, I'm here and ready to help. Therapy is very personal and it's important you feel connected, heard, and not judged as you work through the hard stuff. My job is not just to create safe space for you to do that work, but also guidance along the way. I'm ready when you are, and will be here for you the whole way!


Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Eating disorders & disordered eating - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse


  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)


Courtney Rhea-Ribeiro is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $210 (45min)


Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9 am to 2 pm EST,
  • Tue 9 am to 2 pm EST, 4 pm EST
  • Wed 9 am to 2 pm EST, 4 pm EST
  • Thu 9 am to 2 pm EST, 4 pm EST
  • Fri 9 am to 2 pm EST, 4 pm EST
  • Sat 9 am to 11 am EST
  • Sun 9 am to 11 am EST

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 12 years

Kaiser Permanente, 2019 - 2022
Eating Recovery Center, 2011 - 2019
HOPE Counseling Center, 2011 - 2012

National University, Counseling Psychology, 2012
CSU Stanislaus, BA in English, 2006


California: 93428

Ohio: F.2300329

Texas: 205042

Ohio: F.2300329