Kaci Courtemanche, LCSW
Kaci Courtemanche, LCSW is the Part-time Clinical Director and a Supervising Clinician at SMPsychotherapy & Counseling. An enthusiastic mental health professional, Kaci is dedicated to authenticity and support in the mental health journey for both her clients and the professionals with whom she collaborates.
Kaci’s educational path began with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Baypath in Long Meadow, Massachusetts, followed by her Master’s in Social Work at St. Joseph in West Hartford, Connecticut. Her studies led to Kaci’s enduring commitment to the field.
Originally drawn to teaching, Kaci explored early childhood education, spending eight years working as a teaching assistant. During this period, Kaci’s collaboration with a social worker revealed her passion for the flexibility and impact of social work. The joy of helping people, providing support, and the dynamic nature of the field captured her heart.
Kaci’s mental health work history spans case management with homeless populations, intensive in-home therapy, and serving as a school clinical social worker. Currently, she operates in the outpatient realm, transitioning from working with children and adolescents to focusing on adults.
As a Supervising Clinician at SMPsychotherapy & Counseling, Kaci manages administrative tasks and conducts staff training, contributing to the growth and development of the team. Kaci’s primary goal in working with supervisees is to be authentic, helpful, and a reliable outreach for support. She strives to create an environment where they feel comfortable discussing any topic.
What sets Kaci apart are her authenticity and genuineness. She believes in adapting and being exactly who she is – what you see is what you get. This approach fosters a connection with clients that encourages their own authenticity and their willingness to return.
Kaci offers services in English and provides weekday appointments. Beyond work, Kaci finds joy in spending time with her family. A pet enthusiast, she loves baking, enjoys shopping, and is a foodie who appreciates exploring different cuisines.