Dr. Courtney Tracy, LCSW, PsyD

Dr. Courtney is a world-renowned psychotherapist, a clinical entrepreneur, and a mental health content creator. She began her academic career at the age of 17 and continued through 12 years of higher education until receiving four degrees before the age of 30. She has founded, successfully sold, and continues to maintain several mental health related businesses, products, and services. She also continues to showcase her speaking abilities and is regularly booked for keynotes, speeches, and presentations at events.

As one of the top mental health creators in the world, Dr. Courtney strives to always maintain her authenticity, honesty, and fearlessness in the pursuits of her public figure career. 

While she has an impressive professional career timeline, she always makes it clear that she is a human first and everything else second. Within the timeline you will see below, Dr. Courtney experienced immense emotional and physical pain and it's her perseverance and desire to help others as a result of what she experienced that pulls so many people into her audience.


"If we're going to put my career timeline on the website, we have to make something very clear: I am a human being who struggled many times throughout these years. As a person with borderline personality disorder, ADHD, severe anxiety, a history of severe substance use, and remaining traumatic responses, thriving wasn't and isn't always easy. I hope my journey reflects resilience." 

-- Dr. Courtney Tracy, LCSW, PsyD


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December 2022 - Became one of the first #TTCM TikTok Creators; Panelist with Made of Millions x Accolade for mental health and the holidays

November 2022 - Became an official YouTube Health Partner; Went to auction with P.S. Literary Agency (CeCe Lyra) for debut non-fiction book, Your Unconscious Is Showing

October 2022 - Partnered with Made of Millions x TikTok for a Mental Health Awareness Month LIVE session; Partnered with the National Organization for Women on Instagram for a mental health, domestic violence LIVE session and discussion; Completed book proposal for Your Unconscious Is Showing

September 2022 - Worked on debut non-fiction book proposal, Your Unconscious Is Showing; Created LLC for new treatment center, Exist Centers, in Laguna Beach, CA

August 2022 - Panelist on "Hysterical Women" at #galswithLEI conference by East-West Center at University of Hawaii, Honolulu; Nominated for second American Influencer Award for 2022 Wellness Influencer of the Year

June 2022 - Featured Creator and Keynote Speaker at VidCon US 2022; Panelist on Social Media and Medical Education for the University of Melbourne, Australia

May 2022 - Launched first merchandise line including clothing and a mental health card deck In This Together 

April 2022 -  Partnered with Selena Gomez's Wondermind; Entered production with Good Content to create Therapist Reacts SnapChat channel; Nominated for two Webby Awards for Social: Education and Discovery & Health and Wellness: Partnered with Philips Sonicare on Oral Systemic Health Campaign; Launched HUMAN First podcast on all free podcast platforms

March 2022 - Began producing new podcast "HUMAN First with Dr. Courtney"; Nominated and inducted onto NAMI Orange County Board of Directors; Signed onto the Healthy Gamer Scientific Advisory Board; Nominated for 2022 Shorty Award for Fitness, Health & Wellness

February 2022 - Started as producer of upcoming mental health podcast (postponed); Released HUMAN First tattoo sheet and movement

January 2022 - Onboarded as an official LinkedIn Learning Instructor for Creator Mental Health; Double nominated for the inaugural Anthem Awards for 2022 Health Awareness Leader of the Year and 2022 Health Awareness Best Strategy


December 2021 - Served as Master of Ceremonies and speaker for #1 Creator Conference in the world

November 2021 - Won inaugural American Influencer Award for the 2021 Nutrition and Wellness Influencer of the Year; Panel speaker at Mental Health America x IDONTMIND's Our Future of Mind conference; Guest speaker and creator celebrity at NAMI Orange County's NAMIWalks 2021.

October 2021 - Featured creator and keynote speaker at VidCon US (postponed until June 2022 due to COVID)

September 2021 - Became regular contributor on The LA Times Today show

August 2021 - Started The Truth Doctor Show on YouTube; First feature in The LA Times

July 2021 - Began writing her first book, Your Unconscious Is Showing

June 2021 - Became an official Instagram Creator

May 2021 - Began development of relaunch of non-profit 501(c)3 organization as Your Unconscious is Showing, a mental health company

April 2021 - Successfully exited her first mental health treatment center business and began focusing on her own mental health

March 2021 - Became regular expert contributor on NBC

February 2021  - Became regular expert contributor on Good Morning America

January 2021 - First feature in the The New York Times


October 2020 - Gave away over $1,000,000 worth of free mental health psychoeducation courses to over 19,000 online students

September 2020Reached 1,000,000 followers on TikTok

August 2020 - Started The Truth Doctor Podcast, reached #16 on Apple's Top Mental Health Podcasts within a few episodes

May 2020 - First international, live on-air expert segment (Sunrise 7 Australia) - social media addiction

April 2020 - Closed non-profit 501(c)3 sober living organization due to COVID-19

January 2020 - Started her TikTok account, @the.truth.doctor, with a goal of being a "human first" and telling the truth about how the mind and body work through no-BS, relatable content


December 2019 - Became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of California 

October 2019 - Started her Instagram account, @the.truth.doctor, with a goal of teaching people how their mind and body work and destigmatizing mental health

August 2019 - Successfully defended her oral dissertation and became a Doctor of Clinical Psychology


May 2017 - Founded her first non-profit company, a 501(c)3 sober living facility, Recovery Santa Barbara

March 2017 - Founded her first alcohol and drug treatment facility based on compassion-based and mindfulness-based practices at age 26, Good Heart Recovery


December 2016 - Registered with the State of California as an Associate Clinical Social Worker

August 2016 - Received Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California with honored (Dean's Honorable Mention)


October 2015 - Promoted three times to Director of Clinical Operations of 50+ client, multi-facility alcohol and drug center at age 25


August 2014 - Enrolled in Master of Social Work program at the University of Southern California

June 2014 - Received Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from CSU Channel Islands with honors (Magna Cum Laude)

February 2014 - First job working at an alcohol and drug rehabilitation and sober living facility as an overnight residential technician at age 23 in Malibu, CA


July 2013 - Mental Health Associateship at Ventura County Behavioral Health working with severe mental illness clients and learning about community and public healthcare


August 2012 - Enrolled in inaugural Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program at California State University, Channel Islands x Santa Barbara City College; participated in Mortar Board, Psi Chi, and Gamma Beta Phi Honor Societies

May 2012 - Received Associate of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts with an emphasis in Math & Science from Santa Barbara City College


January 2009 - Elected President of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Philosophy Club, and Psychology Club


August 2008 - Began community college at Santa Barbara City College at age 17



Yes. Dr. Courtney regularly appears as an expert on The LA Times Today, Good Morning America, NBC, and other media outlets. You may email [email protected] to request her appearance.

Dr. Courtney's personal books are not currently open. She is currently working on opening her next center, Exist Centers, in Laguna Beach, CA. This center will treat Gen-Z and Millennials dealing with addiction, anxiety, depression, CPTSD, and personality disorders. More information to come soon.

Yes. Dr. Courtney is known for her speaking abilities and incredible ability to bring an audience together. She is available for worldwide engagements and can travel. Email [email protected] with details regarding the event attendance request. Thank you!

Dr. Courtney is represented by Adam Loria at A3 Artists Agency for all things podcasting and digital media, Samantha Schmidt at A3 Artists Agency for digital media, licensing, and branding, and Mark Turner at A3 Artists Agency for unscripted content

Dr. Courtney is represented by Cecilia Lyra at P.S. Literary Agency for all literary projects.

For more information, please email [email protected] and all requests will be relayed to the appropriate representative.

Thank you for your interest!



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