Department of Dispute Resolution & Counseling

Amy McCortney

Adjunct Instructor



Ph.D., University of North Texas
SMU-in-Plano
5228 Tennyson Pkwy, Ste 234
Plano, 75024

Dr. McCortney received her Master of Education and her Ph.D. in Counselor Education from the University of North Texas where she has taught as an Adjunct Instructor since 2001.   Through her private practice in McKinney, Dr. McCortney helps clients with a variety of issues such as eating disorders, depression, disabilities, and stress management, and as a Licenced Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPC-S), she facilitates counseling with family, teacher, and substance-abuse groups in Denton and other north Texas cities.  For her dissertation, Dr. McCortney examined the quality of the work environment for Counselor Education faculty across the nation.  She is currently (2008) working on manuscript that addresses depression and anxiety in graduate-student counselor trainees.