Therapist Profile

Name:
Matthew S. Smith, M.A.
Professional Title:
Location:
1546 First St. Napa, CA 94559 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(707) 628-8496
License Number
LMFT40819
Practicing Since:
1999
Additional Licenses:
Marriage and Family Therapist

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Some of our deepest emotional wounds come from difficult or dysfunctional relationships in early life. But just as relationships can hurt, so can they heal. Therapy is a place to heal these early wounds and develop the skills to form more satisfying relationships. As a therapist, I am active, engaged, accepting, and compassionate. I recognize that every person is unique--what helps one person does not necessarily work for others. I seek to help people clarify their feelings, values, and goals in order to make life decisions with open eyes and a clear mind. I draw from cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, family systems, and developmental theories in order to develop an approach uniquely suited to each person and each family. I am experienced in treating depression, anxiety, phobias, ADHD, and children's behavioral problems. I work with individuals, couples, families, and children. I specialize in treating families with children ages 5 and under.

About My Practice

Office Hours
9-4, Fridays
Services
Insurance
Medi-Cal, Sliding Scale, Victims of Crime
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Adolescents
Anxiety
Children
Couples
Depression/Clinical Depression
Individual
Other
Play Therapy
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Trauma

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Cognitive-Behavioral
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Psychodynamic
Certifications
Infant-Parent Mental Health
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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