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Mackenzie A. Cortese
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC

Mackenzie A. Cortese

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
10 Endorsed
17505 North 79th Avenue, Suite 211-C, Glendale, AZ 85308
Not accepting new clients
Let's Connect (623) 300-1292
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Not accepting new clients (06/2024). Agave Counseling Services has Administrative Assistants to return your call within 24-48 hours. Mackenzie A. Cortese, LPC, is a Master's level Professional Counselor licensed with the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health. She has worked with teens and adults in the field assisting trauma survivors utilizing Brainspotting, EMDR, IFS and DBT to better provide services for clients with serious mental health concerns.
She is an Integrative Psychotherapist, utilizing many therapies, catered to the client's needs. Specialties include: DBT, EMDR, Brainspotting, IFS, Motivational Interviewing, and Sandplay. Mackenzie offers therapy for depression, anxiety, interpersonal problems, emotional concerns, self-esteem, emotional growth, and living a fulfilled life.
Mackenzie is also known for her warm, relaxed, and comfortable approach to counseling, which involves genuine caring, acceptance, and non-judgment. She's passionate about LGBTQIA-sensitive therapy, sexual concerns, and skills-based therapy. Her focus lies in absorbing new knowledge, and supporting her clients in the journey toward being their best self.
Take the first step to help. Call Mackenzie A. Cortese now - (623) 300-1292

My Practice at a Glance

Currently unable to accept new clients

Agave Counseling Services, LLC

17505 North 79th Avenue

Suite 211-C

Glendale, AZ 85308

(623) 300-1292
Mackenzie sees clients in person, at her office in Glendale, AZ and online via telemedicine appointments catered to clients in AZ and LA.
I specialize in Anxiety, Depression and Trauma and PTSD 
$150 Per Session, I accept insurance 
Individual one-on-one therapy 
Let's Connect (623) 300-1292
Photo of Mackenzie A. Cortese, MA, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor

My Practice at a Glance

Currently unable to accept new clients

Agave Counseling Services, LLC

17505 North 79th Avenue

Suite 211-C

Glendale, AZ 85308

(623) 300-1292
Mackenzie sees clients in person, at her office in Glendale, AZ and online via telemedicine appointments catered to clients in AZ and LA.
I specialize in Anxiety, Depression and Trauma and PTSD 
$150 Per Session, I accept insurance 
Individual one-on-one therapy 

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $150
  • Pay by American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • Lyra
  • Out of Network
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Mackenzie is out-of-network for all insurance providers at this time. She does accept Lyra as an employee assistance program (EAP) and provides superbills to support clients with reimbursement.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (623) 300-1292
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Mackenzie A. Cortese
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
"
Mackenzie is out-of-network for all insurance providers at this time. She does accept Lyra as an employee assistance program (EAP) and provides superbills to support clients with reimbursement.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (623) 300-1292
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Mackenzie A. Cortese
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of Arizona / LPC-16955 Mackenzie A. Cortese
  • In Practice for 10 Years
  • Certificate from Brainspotting Trainings, LLC. 2020
  • Attended Argosy University, Graduated 2014
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Mackenzie has over 10 years of experience supporting teens and adults, and graduated from an intensive residential training program for therapists wanting to improve their skills. She is licensed in AZ and LA and holds additional certifications in various trauma-informed therapeutic modalities.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (623) 300-1292
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Mackenzie A. Cortese
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
"
Mackenzie has over 10 years of experience supporting teens and adults, and graduated from an intensive residential training program for therapists wanting to improve their skills. She is licensed in AZ and LA and holds additional certifications in various trauma-informed therapeutic modalities.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (623) 300-1292
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Mackenzie A. Cortese
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma and PTSD

Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Polyamorous Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Transgender
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Mackenzie supports clients struggling with ineffective coping behaviors through skills training (teaching), talk therapy (psychotherapy), and trauma therapy (EMDR, Brainspotting, etc.). By engaging in this comprehensive approach, you can expect to gain new coping strategies, an improved ability to emotionally regulate, and a greater sense of empowerment in your life.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (623) 300-1292
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Mackenzie A. Cortese
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
"
Mackenzie supports clients struggling with ineffective coping behaviors through skills training (teaching), talk therapy (psychotherapy), and trauma therapy (EMDR, Brainspotting, etc.). By engaging in this comprehensive approach, you can expect to gain new coping strategies, an improved ability to emotionally regulate, and a greater sense of empowerment in your life.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (623) 300-1292
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Mackenzie A. Cortese
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC

Client Focus

Age

Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

Age

Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Brainspotting
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • EMDR
  • Feminist
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Person-Centered
  • Sandplay
  • Trauma Focused
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Mackenzie's primary modality for skills training begins teaching Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) being the primary psychotherapeutic model used for talk therapy. Lastly, once primed for trauma therapy, Mackenzie uses a mixture of EMDR, Brainspotting, and Sand Tray Therapy to help process trauma, as well as patterns of behavior rooted in the past.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (623) 300-1292
Photo of Mackenzie A. Cortese, MA, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Mackenzie A. Cortese
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
"
Mackenzie's primary modality for skills training begins teaching Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) being the primary psychotherapeutic model used for talk therapy. Lastly, once primed for trauma therapy, Mackenzie uses a mixture of EMDR, Brainspotting, and Sand Tray Therapy to help process trauma, as well as patterns of behavior rooted in the past.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (623) 300-1292
Photo of Mackenzie A. Cortese, MA, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Mackenzie A. Cortese
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC

Location

Primary Location

Agave Counseling Services, LLC

17505 North 79th Avenue

Suite 211-C

Glendale, AZ 85308

(623) 300-1292

Nearby Areas

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Mackenzie sees clients in person, at her office in Glendale, AZ and online via telemedicine appointments catered to clients in AZ and LA.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (623) 300-1292
Photo of Mackenzie A. Cortese, MA, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Mackenzie A. Cortese
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
"
Mackenzie sees clients in person, at her office in Glendale, AZ and online via telemedicine appointments catered to clients in AZ and LA.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (623) 300-1292
Photo of Mackenzie A. Cortese, MA, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Mackenzie A. Cortese
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC