Dr. Matz is an experienced, warm and creative psychologist working successfully with children, adolescents and adults. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Matz is an adjunct professor at John F. Kennedy University Doctoral School of Clinical Psychology and Senior Executive Coach. His expertise spans the diagnostic spectrum, including PTSD; Depression and Bipolar Disorders; Anxiety Disorders; and ADHD.
His clinical orientation is caring, pragmatic, and eclectic, integrating developmental, biopsychosocial, and systems’ perspectives. He is a skilled individual and family psychotherapist with adults, adolescents and children. Dr Matz is trained in cognitive behavioral, family systems, and psychodynamic modalities, and has extensive training and experience in mindfullness based relaxation techniques including the use of biofeedback.
John F. Kennedy University Doctoral School of Clinical Psychology, Professor
Matz Consulting, Organizational Consultant and Senior Executive Coach
Bay Area Psychotherapy Institute, Private Practice and Clinical Supervisor
The Unity Council, Community Development Corporation, Board Member, Oakland California
The Reutlinger, Continuing Care Retirement Community, Board Member, Danville California
Contra Costa Mental Health, Child, Adolescent, and Family Clinic
Psychological Services Center, Alliant Unversity
Crisis Support Services, Alameda County
Summit Center, Residential Treatment Center for Boys
We Care, Therapeutic Pre School
The Clorox Company, Corporate Officer & Senior Executive
John F. Kennedy University, PsyD. Clinical Psychology. Outstanding Disseration Award.
John F. Kennedy University, MA Clinical Psychology
University of Chicago, MBA Finance, International Business
Interrupting Intergenerational Trauma: Children of Holocaust Survivors and the Third Reich. Matz, David, Vogel, Eric, Mattar, Sandra, and Montenegro, Haydee, Journal of Phenomenological Psychology, 46, 185-205 (2015)