With a background in patient care and psychology, Courtney Thompson has expertise and experience providing Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) and services to pediatric patients in emergency psychiatric departments and outpatient settings.
Courtney joins HMA after serving as a pediatric behavioral health specialist with Children’s Hospital of Colorado/Bloomfield where she was responsible for direct patient care and safety including supervision and management of children and adolescents. She also served on several committees and boards to develop protocol and connect with stakeholders.
She has a significant amount of experience with those diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and ABA therapies and previously served as a behavioral therapist and camp counselor providing clinical skills instruction and behavior reduction protocols to children with Autism and related developmental disabilities. She also has experience as a behavioral and ABA therapist in a clinical setting.
Courtney is the founder of Courtney’s Camp, where she and other occupational, physical, and music therapists and medical providers support children who have been diagnosed with Snyder-Robinson Syndrome, an extremely rare disease, by creating a therapeutic camp environment.
She earned a Master of Science in public health and clinical mental health counseling from Grand Canyon University and bachelor’s degree in psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Courtney loves to travel and has lived on three continents (North America, Asia, and Europe).