Matthew Whalen

Matthew Whalen

Owner, LPC-S

Matthew Whalen is Owner and Founder of Changing Tides Counseling. Matthew specializes in couples counseling, trauma therapy – trained in EMDR and IFS (Internal Family Systems, as well as providing LENS Neurofeedback. Matthew is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor whose training and experience has given him the opportunity to help many individuals, couples and families restore balance and overcome life’s obstacles.

Matthew works as an independent counselor providing quality care for adolescents, adults, couples and families seeking help in navigating the storms of life.  He previously worked as a marriage consultant for the Smalley Center providing one on one marriage intensives for couples struggling with conflict resolution, communication, intimacy and any other marriage issue that arises.  Matthew has also worked at The Counseling Center at Second Baptist Church.

Matthew has a wide array of experience with helping individuals, couples and families develop the skills necessary to successfully overcome challenges surrounding interpersonal communication, marital and relational intimacy, work/life balance, forgiveness, conflict resolution and recovery from infidelity.

Matthew’s background as a Junior High and High School counselor also gives him a wealth of experience from which to draw when working with families and adolescents. Matthew’s ability to quickly build client rapport and a collaborative environment, work to set the tone necessary for productive interaction.  His ultimate goal is to empower his clients to make positive life changes while renewing their hope and confidence in their own ability to achieve a healthy and fun balance in all aspects of their life.

Matthew and his family currently reside in Katy, Texas where they settled after graduating from the University of Colorado.  Matthew received his Masters in counseling at Sam Houston State University and his undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Colorado.

Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor #65866

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