An experienced Clinical Psychologist, Mathew has worked in the industry for over a decade and has a passion to see people reaching their potential. Mathew's work encompasses both private practice at Lifespring Psychology, as well as ongoing consultancy work to various organisations and EAP programs. Mathew undertook his studies at Macquarie University and has a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) degree.
Mathew began his career working for The Ted Noffs Foundation in their schools’ program. In this role, Matthew provided no-fee drug and alcohol counselling to students at a range of public high schools in Sydney's Western Suburbs. While working in this role Mathew developed a special interest in clients seeking to overcome substance abuse issues. Later he gained a position at a drug and alcohol rehabilitation program, where he provided individual therapy to clients of the program, professional supervision to program staff and consultation on policy and other professional issues. Mathew has also lectured in a community college training students in community services as well as facilitated treatment groups for survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
Mathew's experience and consultancy work in the not-for-profit sector has developed targeted skills in working with clients with complex and chronic life struggles, including post traumatic stress disorder, personality disorders, as well as depression and anxiety disorders. Mathew has a special interest in working with clients who have been subject to trauma and abuse, and is a counsellor (with specialist accreditation) with the NSW Victims Compensation Tribunal. In addition to this, Mathew is a registered Medicare and ATAPS provider. Mathew holds full registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulations Agency and is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society.
MPsych(Clinical) BPsych(Hons-First Class) MAPS