Phone number: 469-316-7290
Dr Matthews offers counseling services to individuals, couples, and families at our Garland location in addition to her amazing career in academia. She specializes in those who have been negatively affected by or are in the process of leaving religiously abusive or cult environments. Clients who find their way to her for healing these specific types of wounds require a level of expertise, patience, and awareness that are rarely found in the mental health community.
Dr Matthews is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor (LPC-S), a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP). She graduated with a PhD and Masters in Counseling from Texas A&M University-Commerce and has currently over 20 years of clinical experience. Dr Matthews utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Adlerian therapy. She says “Above all, I am a person-centered therapist, emulating the values of empathy, genuineness, and non-judgment.”
Her private practice specializes in religious abuse & cult recovery, depression/anxiety/stress, LGBTQ+ issues/gender identity, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, sexual, emotional, & and physical abuse, anger management, domestic violence, sex therapy, premarital counseling, communication skills, crisis management, and relationship effectiveness.
Along with CBT and Aldertian therapy, Dr Matthews is also trained in Trauma focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, Couples’ Gottman and Couples Imago therapy, Sandtray therapy, and Psychodrama. She is as LPC-Supervisor and if you are an LPC-intern, she can help you work towards your LPC license. Please feel free to call her for LPC supervision rates.
If you have any questions about this partnership, please contact Amanda firstname.lastname@example.org or if you are interested in beginning services with Dr Mathews, please call 469-316-7290 or send a message to her at email@example.com.