I am passionate about helping people deal with ongoing emotional struggles that they just can't seem to get past. Clients that are willing to engage the hard work of personal development by immersing themselves in the therapeutic process are my most rewarding clients with which to work. I am deeply committed to the Client-Centered Therapy approach as developed by Carl Rogers. I am passionate about addressing spiritual issues with clients as well. I am a Canadian Certified Counsellor (C.C.C.) which allows for some Canadian clients with private health insurance to get reimbursed for counseling services.
Additional areas of focus: Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Codependency, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Divorce and Separation, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Guilt and Shame, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy
IA LMHC 080281
It has only been three sessions but Matthew has already got to some very astute insights and observations. I'm very much enjoying working with him to find out more. Very much recommended.
Written on Sep 14, 2023 after therapy with Matthew for 2 weeks on issues concerning self esteem
Matthew was a great at understanding my needs and listening. Gave great advice and helped me a lot in my time of need. Hopefully be back soon.
Written on Jun 16, 2023 after therapy with Matthew for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem
Great and easy to talk to
Written on Jun 12, 2023 after therapy with Matthew for 6 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, anger management, and bipolar disorder
Matthew was the perfect Therapist to match me to, that process definitely works well. It was a huge relief to talk with him since day 1, and we covered a lot! The pace was not rushed though and really the whole process was just so easy. For one thing it made a huge difference in dealing with work related stress in my day to day. I couldn't recommend Matthew more.
Written on May 14, 2023 after therapy with Matthew for 3 months
Matthew is an exceptional therapist. 10/10 would reccommend.
Written on Jan 16, 2023 after therapy with Matthew for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues
During my relationship crisis, Matthew is always warm and helped me navigate the issue in a better perspective. He is knowledgable and very experienced. He knows how to make the patient feel welcoming to open up. I learned a lot from this two months of journey. This is my first therapy experience ever, and he made me understand the beauty and the kindness that therapy can offer to people. I strongly recommend him.
Written on Jan 13, 2023 after therapy with Matthew for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and coping with life changes