Matthew is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in the state of Texas and is supervised by Dr. Cassie Rushing, PhD., LPC-S. Matthew earned his Master of Science in Counseling from Southern Methodist University in Dallas Texas and his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Austin College in Sherman Texas.
Matthew believes in creating an inviting and non-judgmental environment where clients feel safe and secure in sharing their thoughts and feelings. Matthew believes that a relationship between a therapist and client should be collaborative so the client can feel like they have an active part in the therapeutic experience. Matthew primarily utilizes a Cognitive Behavioral approach but utilizes other approaches to fit the needs of the specific individual. Matthew primarily works with individuals age 18 years and older and has a special interest in working with couples. Along with daytime availability, Matthew currently offers evening and Saturday appointments.
Matthew is originally from Georgia but has spent the majority of his life here in Texas. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, trying new food, and watching his Dallas Cowboys.