Matthew Harris is a licensed marriage and family therapist and supervisor specializing in individual, couple, family, and LGBT therapy, and maintains a private practice in Louisville, KY. He is a Certified EFT Therapist and Supervisor (emotionally focused therapist), and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor.
Matthew holds degrees in psychology and sociology, as well as a master of science in social work with a specialization in marriage and family therapy and a master of science in couple and family therapy from the University of Louisville. Matthew is an adjunct faculty member at the Kent School of Social Work and Family Science teaching and supervising students in the undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of Louisville. Additionally, Matthew has been an invited presenter at professional conferences and has co-authored a published research paper.
In addition to being an individual, couple, and family therapist and supervisor, Matthew has over 20 years of experience and training as a certified yoga teacher/instructor/educator.
Matthew is a caring and compassionate therapist. His therapeutic approach involves creating a safe and supportive atmosphere in which each individual, couple, and family can explore and address their personal life challenges. Matthew also provides practical feedback to assist clients in navigating through challenges and integrates various therapeutic methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized and collaborative approach for each client. With compassion and understanding, Matthew works with each individual from where they are and helps them build on their strengths to attain the personal growth and goals they seek.
University of Louisville - M.S. in Couple and Family Therapy
University of Louisville - M.S. in Social Work with a specialization in Marriage & Family Therapy
University of Louisville - B.A. in Psychology
University of Louisville - B.A. in Sociology
License, Certifications, Trainings & Awards
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
AAMFT Approved Supervisor
Kentucky Board Approved Supervisor
Certified EFT Therapist
Certified EFT Supervisor
Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy
Core Skills in Emotionally Focused Therapy #1
Core Skills in Emotionally Focused Therapy #2
Core Skills in Emotionally Focused Therapy #3
Core Skills in Emotionally Focused Therapy #4
Emotionally Focused Therapy for Trauma
Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (Level 1 and 2)
Emotionally Focused Family Therapy (Level 1)
Addiction in Adolescence and Adults
Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk
Schema Therapy: Basics and Beyond
EMDR Certification Training
AAMFT Fundamentals of Supervision Course
Professional Activities and Memberships
American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy
International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy
VIDEO: The Benefits of Marriage & Family Therapy