About Dr. Courtney

Some Topics We Cover


Friendship + Social Skills

Discipline + Behavior

Technology + Screentime

Building Resilience


Communication (Grief/Loss, Puberty)

Meeting Developmental Milestones

Stress Management

Co-Parenting with Different Styles

School Readiness

Academic Consultation

Pyschoeducational Assessment Reviews

Courtney Bolton Ph.D. is a psychologist and parenting & child development expert. She has worked with parents and school districts for the past several years to help ensure children thrive in their home and school environments.
Dr. Bolton earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and English from Vanderbilt University and completed her doctorate in counseling, clinical, and school psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She completed her internship at the Help Group, the largest non-public school system in California, and with The Help Group-UCLA Autism Research Alliance and UCLA Neuropsych Clinic. She served as a postdoctoral fellow and clinical instructor at UCLA in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences where she conducted research, mentored graduate and undergraduate students and provided therapeutic services to youth and their families. During her time at UCLA, she worked in the Center for Autism Research and Treatment as a member of the UCLA PEERS team and served as a fellow in the Tarjan Center, the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.
Prior to working at UCLA, Dr. Bolton trained at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Colorado Children’s Hospital treating children with autism spectrum disorders and families. She has published papers and articles on child development, educational readiness and resilience and has been a key note lecturer on building friendship skills, belonging and stress management.
Dr. Bolton is a mom of four, avid coffee drinker, bibliophile, and loves spending time outside year round.