Counseling provides a safe and supportive therapeutic space to assist you in making a change for the better. Matt has a deep passion for helping people make life purposeful and meaningful. He believes that all people have the ability to change their lives for the better. Matt strongly believes that the key component to a successful therapeutic relationship, is the relationship. Matt stresses the importance of creating a trusting, collaborative, and compassionate relationship where change can and will take place. Matt also recognizes that therapy can feel overwhelming and daunting at times. Matt uses validated techniques joined with humor to help lessen the weighed of the session while still allowing for purposeful and meaningful change to take place.
Matt VanDerMeulen is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LP). He attended the University of the Rockies in Denver, Colorado where he earned a Doctorate in Psychology. He has a Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Michigan State University. Matt utilizes techniques from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Attachment-Based Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). In working from many different approaches, Matt can tailor each session to meet the needs of his clients. Matt understands the importance of meeting each client where they are at, working from an eclectic approach allows him to do so.
Whether you are seeking counseling for individual development, career counseling, life coaching, restoring meaning to life, new/empty nest parenting, male and female role issue, stress, anxiety, depression, stress related disorders, trauma and abuse recovery, or self-esteem/self-worth issues, Matt can help. In addition, he works with adolescents and teens battling anxiety, depression, ADHD, family concerns, and school performance and behavior issues. Matt has over 12 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and couples in a variety of settings. He has worked closely with individuals battling with substance abuse and addiction, relationship issues, traumatic brain injuries (TBI), behavioral related issues, and trauma. In addition, he has experience with adolescents and families struggling with parenting, boundaries, and communication issues.
You are stronger than you think you are, and Matt is here to help you tap into those strengths, even when all hope feels lost. Matt offers counseling services in our Loveland location, reaching out and serving the greater Northern Colorado area. Contact Matt today to schedule your free counseling consultation.