Matt Welch, M. A., LMFT

Matt Welch, Coach, Counselor, Father
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - #MT-2587
Specialist in Child and Adolescent Issues Including:
Defiant Behavior, sibling rivalries, school issues, drugs, alcohol, legal issues, anger, depression, anxiety, special needs children
And also related issues such as:
Parenting strategies, pre-marriage preparation, intimacy issues, surviving affairs, communication, learning to have fun again,
And others too numerous to name like:
Obsessive compulsion, substance abuse, problem solving

    Matt has a Masters Degree in counseling from USF and is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.  He has over twenty years experience working with parents and children in the Pasco County Schools and as a private practitioner.  He was named Counselor of the Year in Pasco County in 2004.

    He believes that we all have the power to make choices that will improve our lives immediately.  He encourages clients to focus on their own behavior and teaches valuable skills which may be utilized by clients as soon as they leave his office.  Matt professes a cooperative approach to marriage, parenting and any situation that involving two human beings attempting to work out a problem.  Most importantly, he practices this very approach with his own family…Katie, Justin, Ayden, and Teigan.

    Matt has vast experience working with issues like anxiety, depression, anger, addiction, intimacy, school success, and much, much more.  In addition, he has a great deal of expertise in working with individuals that have special needs.  He would like nothing more than to help you and your family to live healthier and happier lives. 

About our other therapists:  Robin Campbell   Nicole Kratimenos  Shawna Byrd  Suzette Casabianca  Jill Freeman  Marina Skane