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Matthew Schauer, LMFT
My goal is to develop a therapeutic relationship where trust, vulnerability, and safety can be experienced, allowing each client to grow at their level of comfort.

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Matthew Schauer, LMFT

Location

Licensed In

CA

Approach

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Emotionally focused therapy (EFT), Exposure and response prevention therapy (ERP or EXRP), Gottman method couples therapy, Harm reduction, Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Prolonged exposure (PE), Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based

Therapy Style

My approach incorporates a variety of evidence-based therapeutic approaches tailored to the needs of each client. My goal is to develop a therapeutic relationship where trust, vulnerability, and safety can be experienced, allowing each client to grow at their level of comfort.

In therapy, I utilize evidence-based treatment modalities and specialize in family therapy, couples therapy, addiction, PTSD, anxiety, and depression.

Education

PsyD - Marital and Family Therapy, Alliant International University, California School of Professional Psychology

Certificate - The Trauma Resiliency Model for PTSD

License Number and State

CA 97529

Pronouns

he/him

What are your interests outside of work?

Some of my most passionate interests include playing and watching baseball. I enjoy football, hiking, and reading about history and philosophy.

What is one thing you do daily that supports your mental and emotional well-being?

I work out, eat a balanced diet and read with any spare time I have.

What book have you read more than once?

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe because my kids love the story and they want me to keep reading it to them.

Favorite organization/non-profit?

Forgotten Children Inc., I am passionate about ending the practice of human sex trafficking and supporting those who have suffered from it.

How do you recharge?

I like to recharge by relaxing with of my favorite snacks which is a breadstick dipped in homemade citrus honey. A small dose of glucose and watching a comedy show refreshes my mind and recharges me.

Do you have any pets?

I have two chickens, two dogs, and three cats. One of my favorite pet stories includes our current puppy named Freya who will chase her tail until falls asleep occasionally.

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