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Matthew J. Stefanelli received his Bachelor's degree in Counseling and Human Services and his Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Scranton. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor. In addition to working as a private practitioner, Matthew is also an adjunct professor in the Counseling department at the University of Scranton. Within his practice, Matt works with adolescents and adults struggling with a wide array of mental health concerns.

Matt utilizes a psychoanalytic approach to psychotherapy. This intensive form of treatment focuses on helping one achieve understanding into the roots of one's difficulties. A major component of this therapy is the relationship formed between counselor and client, which provides the forum to work through unresolved emotional issues. By identifying and working through these core issues, an individual can transcend his or her own symptoms and learn to live more fulfilling lives.

Past clinical experience was gained by Matthew at Marworth Treatment Center, where he worked as a Primary Counselor. He worked with a variety of populations within this treatment setting, including, but not limited to Health Care Professionals, Law Enforcement Professionals, Legal Professionals, First Responders and Young Adults. He is certified in addiction treatment and possesses experience working with individuals struggling with both chemical dependencies as well as process addictions, i.e. sexual addiction, gambling addiction, etc., as well as those with personality disorders.

As an adjunct faculty member within the department of Counseling and Human Services at the University of Scranton, Matthew has taught a wide variety of courses on both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He regularly mentors students on issues of professional identity and provides intensive psychoanalytic clinical supervision for Licensure as a Professional Counselor.

Why us?

Stefanelli Counseling provides effective, comprehensive psychotherapeutic services in a comfortable, yet professional environment. Our private office is conveniently located on Main Street in Blakely, PA.

We each have a wide array of clinical experiences to suit your needs.  

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