Matthew Bennett, BA
Substance Abuse Therapist
Bachelors in Criminal Justice from the University of Pittsburgh
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, The Transtheoretical Model, 12 steps, DBT Skills Training, Group Therapy, and Relapse Prevention.
What brought me into this field is the recognition through experience that people can make fundamental changes to their life that will allow them to live a life worthy of self-compassion, increased gratitude, and find meaning/purpose to their life so they can achieve their highest potential. It’s the most rewarding experience to be a part of someone’s journey through recovery and see them have successful outcomes, especially when you can see someone go from such desperation to hopefulness and confidence. It helps all of society when people can become the best version of themselves. With the ever more common struggles with mental health and addiction, it’s great to know that there’s support in our community and professional treatment specialist who care. I only inspire to instill hope, strength, and courage to others to help them overcome their greatest challenges in life. It brings me the greatest gift when I can see my clients begin to walk with awareness and fulfill their own dreams because they decided to fight back against the things trying to bring them down.