Get to Know
A longtime advocate for the underserved needs of Gifted kids, Dr. Matt has shaped his career around his passion for serving this population, starting with being a counselor (and a camper) at the Center for Talented Youth summer program as a teenager. Dr. Matt has his own private practice, The Neurodiversity Collective, LLC, and offers therapy, consultation/coaching, and assessment. Additionally, Dr. Matt's facebook page has become a fun platform for mental health advocacy and humor.
Dr. Matt is now proudly a board member of PAGE, the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education, and works closely with multiple organizations around the country. He has been asked to consult at schools, present at conferences internationally, conducts webinars, and loves to put on talks at his local library.
Dr. Matt received BAs in Psychology and Communications at Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, NC. He assisted with research at Harvard Psychophysiology Lab at the Harvard University Business School in Cambridge, MA before making his way to graduate school at Widener University, where he earned his Doctorate in Psychology (PsyD) from the Institute of Graduate Clinical Psychology.
In addition to his clinical and consulting work, Dr. Matt serves as an adjunct professor in the psychology department at Goldey Beacom College in Wilmington, DE, has several published articles, and was asked to be a reviewer for the American Psychological Association's "Top 20 Principles from Psychology PreK-12 Creative, Talented, and Gifted Students' Teaching and Learning".
He lives locally in PA with his wife, 2 kids, and 2 cats. He is always thrilled to discuss ultimate frisbee, soccer, and anything related to comics and cartoons.