Amy Matos, LICSW, CYT

Approach to treatment:

Amy's approach to treatment incorporates a balance of body and spirit based interventions along with concrete concepts and skill application to support individuals throughout the healing process. Amy provides a grounded presence and safe space for individuals to be just as they are. As a certified yoga teacher, Amy is able to utilize various yogic postures, breath-work and philosophy in addition to therapeutic clinical knowledge.

Specialties & expertise:

  • Stress & overwhelm

  • Relaxation strategies

  • Mindfulness

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Mind-body connection

  • Self-growth & acceptance

  • Work-related stressors

  • Family challenges

  • Life transitions

  • Loss of self-connection

  • Personal growth

  • Authentic living & value exploration

  • Integration of medical/physical symptoms & emotional experience

 

Theories & interventions:

  • Psycho-educational

  • Mindfulness Practices

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Acceptant & Commitment Therapy

  • Yoga

  • Breath work

  • Guided Imagery / meditation

  • Supportive therapy

Amy is a great match for you if:

  • You are experiencing stress, anxiety, or overwhelm

  • You are looking for an experiential approach to learning relaxation strategies

  • You prefer concrete applications of concepts discussed

  • You are the person everyone else goes to for help, or have a disproportionate amount of responsibility in your life (i.e. primary caretakers, entrepreneurs, etc.)

  • You tend to put others' needs before yourself

  • You identify as an empath or highly sensing person

  • You are in the process of management of medical conditions