About Dr. Courtney

Some Topics We Cover


Friendship + Social Skills

Discipline + Behavior

Technology + Screentime

Building Resilience

Infant, Toddler, Preschool


School Readiness

Communication (Grief/Loss, Puberty)

Meeting Developmental Milestones

Co-Parenting with Different Styles

Courtney Bolton Ph.D., is a psychologist and parenting and child development expert based in Nashville, TN. She also serves as the Chief Clinical Officer for Weldon parenting, a platform that connects child development Pros to families.
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 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.
Prior to working at UCLA, Dr. Bolton trained at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Colorado Children’s Hospital treating to 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.
She's a mom of four, avid coffee drinker, bibliophile and loves spending time outside year round.