Matt went into private practice in 2008 after receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Utah and later earning his Master's degree in counseling. Matt is certified with the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC). Before joining Brookside Family Counseling Associates, Matt worked specifically in substance abuse treatment and was the clinical director of a drug treatment program for mothers with dependent children. Matt is a certified ropes course instructor and has a passionate commitment to experiential therapy. Matt is originally from Colorado and enjoys sharing outdoor adventures with his wife and six children.