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 loves keynoting and speaking at conferences and has proudly done so all over the country and internationally.
He additionally provides trainings and consultations for business and school to increase supports for neurodiverse individuals of all ages. He previously served as a board member of PAGE, the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education, and continues to work closely with multiple state organizations around the country.
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 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 in NJ with his wife, 2 kids, and 2 cats. He is always thrilled to discuss ultimate frisbee, soccer, and anything related to comics and cartoons.