About Our Team
Cortney Merritt ( Wellness Counselor)
Cortney Merritt, LMSW, is a licensed social worker with years of experience working in the mental health field. Ms. Merritt received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Stevenson University (2014). Before entering the MSW program, she served as an educator, neurobehavioral instructor, international ambassador and paraprofessional. She then completed her Masters in Social Work at Morgan State University (2019). During her MSW matriculation, she was placed as an intern with Student Support and Wellness Services at BCCC, providing counseling services, facilitating Wellness Workshops, and organizing Community Resource Fairs. Cortney’s background includes specialized practice in intervening with urban communities, international travel and service, research focused on Restorative Practices, and leadership roles in the Association of Black Social Workers - Baltimore Legacy Chapter. Ms. Merritt is excited to be back at BCCC working with a diverse and bright population of students!