Matt is a clinician who has been part of the clinical team at OCFR since 2021, first as a clinical and forensic psychology PhD intern and currently working as a therapist under the supervision of Dr. Horvath while awaiting registration in supervised practice with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.
Matt works with children, adolescents, parents, and families. His clinical and research experience include working with survivors of complex trauma. He has been trained and/or worked in community agencies, school boards, and hospitals across Canada. Matt has experience in completing a wide range of psychological assessments and provides treatment with diverse populations (e.g., First Nations, culturally diverse, various socio-economic levels). Regarding his research experience, he investigates the link between child sexual abuse and suicidal ideation among youth in foster care. He has published in this area and has presented his work at national and international conferences.
Matt takes a systems approach to helping families grow and develop whenever possible. He works with individuals and carefully considers how to incorporate the family and other important relationships in the client’s life in his interventions