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Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor
A.M. in Clinical Social Work — The University of Chicago
B.A. in Psychology — The University of Dayton
I Treat
Young Adult
Older Adult
Issues I Treat
Adult Children & Parent Relationship Issues
Emotion Regulation Issues
Grief & Loss
Substance Abuse
Stress Management
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Family of Origin Issues
Depression / Mood Disorders
Child Abuse
LGB/TQ+ Identity & Relationships
College (Transition to)
Aging Issues
Divorce / Marital Separation / Post-Divorce Adjustment
Health Enhancement / Smoking Cessation / Diet / Illness Prevention
Job Loss
Life Stage Transitions
Midlife (Transitions in)
Anger Management
Racism Issues
Cognitive Flexibility / Executive Functioning
Women's Issues
Anxiety Disorders
Spirituality / Religion
Therapists in Therapy
Work / Life Balance
Workplace Issues
School Stress
Retirement (Transition to)
Sexual Abuse
Medical Illness / Chronic Illness / Disability
Types of Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Humanistic Therapy
Interpersonal Therapy
Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies
Narrative Therapy
Psychodynamic Therapy
Relational Cultural Therapy

Catherine Matteson (she/her) has over ten years of experience in social work collaborating with clients of all different ages and cultural backgrounds. Ms. Matteson is a relational therapist who is interested in the intersections of identity, mental health, trauma and methods of coping. She is committed to helping individuals pursue their own power and possibility, particularly in oppressive and unjust systems. She provides a space where individuals can begin feelings safe, heard and better able to connect with themselves and others.

Ms. Matteson utilizes an eclectic approach incorporating client-centered, harm reduction, trauma informed and feminist relational models. Additionally, Ms. Matteson integrates mindfulness and third-wave behavioral methods and skills to assist clients with managing uncomfortable emotions and stress. In addition to obtaining a degree in clinical social work, Ms. Matteson is a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor.

Other Professional Involvement/Leadership Positions

Current postgraduate fellow in The Natalie Haimowitz Postgraduate Training Program — Womencare Counseling and Training Center

Insurance Accepted
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Out of Network Reimbursement
Self Pay