Veterans Affairs Canada and
Workers Compensation Board approved therapist.
As a father of four and former foster parent to over 90 children, Matthew understands first-hand many of the challenges families face and has a genuine passion for helping others.
With over a decade of experience as a social worker, counsellor, and therapist, he has worked with 100's of individuals, couples, and families with mental health and relationship challenges, and taught and presented to 1,000's of students and teachers regarding anxiety and coping. Matthew also has extensive experience working with Veterans and First Responders.
Matthew's passion for facilitating groups for anxiety, depression, effective communication, and strengthening relationships allows him to help more people. Additionally, he teaches programs in prisons and addiction recovery centres, helping fathers to become 'great dads' by reconnecting to their families in a healthier and safer way than ever before. Giving them the tools to become "Calm, Compassionate, Curious, Detectives" in the lives of their children, spouses, ex's, and others, but especially for themselves.
In addition to a Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) and being a Registered Social Worker (RSW), Matthew holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management (a degree in how to be bossy).