Matthew Phillips, LMHC 

    Matt Phillips is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who has experience working with individuals and couples, and a 
variety of mental health concerns. Matt has been practicing therapy for over 2 years. Prior to becoming a licensed 
mental health practitioner, Matt served in the role of a community supports provider for individuals with 
developmental disabilities.  
    Matt's areas of clinical focus include: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Couples therapy (hetero and same sex 
couples) communication issues, life transition issues, grief, loss, anxiety, depression, and trauma. Matt works with 
the Paws and Stripes program, which provides therapy and service dogs to veterans who have felt the impact of P.T.S.D. 
on their lives.   
    Matt's therapeutic philosophy involves an eclectic mix of theories, weaving together concepts espoused by Carl 
Rogers, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Existential Theory. Matt believes that accepting personal responsibility for 
one's part in a situation allows an individual to see the bigger picture and begin to make the changes necessary to 
move forward on a healthier path. 

BA, Pre-Law, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
MS, Counseling, Webster University, Albuquerque, NM