B.A. in Psychology — The University of Dayton
Catherine Matteson 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.
Current postgraduate fellow in The Natalie Haimowitz Postgraduate Training Program — Womencare Counseling and Training Center