Matt Johnson, MSW, LGSW, EMDR

Matt Johnson, MSW, LGSW, EMDR

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Licensed Graduate Social Worker, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, EMDR Trained Therapist

Welcome!  My approach to therapy begins with you – your goals, hopes, and dreams for the future.  However, you may be at a place in your life where those hopes seem distant, maybe even impossible to reach.  I believe our partnership could bring those goals into clearer focus and into a day-to-day reality.  My approach brings a combination of skill building and insight orientated approaches to regain a sense of agency in life.  Collaboration is extremely important to me – we are partners working towards your goals, those things you want to be different.

My many years of work with adolescents, adults, and families has begun to give me insight and experience into the complexities that help along your journey, but I am a partner and a guide.  I am trained in EMDR and use it in a variety of ways.  I believe good therapy can provide new ways of thinking, new ways of relating to others, and skills to help manage difficult emotions.  In this work with individuals, couples, and families we strive to customize the approach to each client’s unique situation, needs, and inherent strengths.  The answers are inside you and together we find them.

I believe a strong working relationship is essential to success in therapy, which is why I place a premium on getting to know clients in all aspects of who they are, not just the part that has brought them to therapy.  I prioritize transparency in my practice by providing information about theory and techniques being used.  Ultimately, my goal is to help each client reach their goals, become their own therapists, and work myself out of a job.

“Do the best you can until you know better. When you know better, do better.”

Maya Angelou

Matt's Specialties

Adolescents

Anxiety

Families

Depression

Parenting

Trauma & PTSD

What Matt Can Help Address

Anger Management

Behavioral Issues

Coping Skills

Dual Diagnosis

Impulsivity

Men’s Issues

Personal Growth

Self Esteem

Anxiety

Bipolar Disorder

Depression

Family Conflict

Intimacy

Motivation

Relationship Issues

Stress

ADHD

Codependency

Dual Diagnosis

Grief & Loss

Life Transitions

Parenting

Suicidal Ideation

Trauma & PTSD

Matt's Client Focus

Adolescents/Teenagers (14 to 19)

Adults

Individual Therapy

Family Therapy

Group Therapy

Matt's Treatment Approaches

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

EMDR

Individual Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

Family Therapy

MINDFULNESS-BASED (MBCT)

Trauma Informed

Compassion Focused

Group Therapy

Solution Focused

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