Matthew is a graduate of Liberty University, holding a Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. He has 20 years of public safety service and entered the mental health field in 2016. Matthew’s has experience in crisis intervention and screening in the emergency room environment, as well as mental health counseling in a private, community based agency. Matthew is currently working on a doctorate in Behavioral Health. His special interests are trauma, marriage & couples, and integrated behavioral health. He has certifications or special training in crisis negotiations, Critical Incident Stress for Complex Situations, healthcare improvement, Military Trauma, and couples assessment using Prepare/Enrich. Matthew’s therapeutic approach has a foundation in cognitive and behavioral approaches.
Matthew holds memberships in the American Counseling Association, American Association of Christian Counselors, Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society, and the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association.