“Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul
And sings the tune without the words
And never stops at all.”
― Emily Dickinson

Tara Matus, Ph.D.

I am Dr. Tara Matus, I have a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. I help children, families, and adults as they navigate the many twists and turns life places before them.

I enjoy Austin and Central Texas for the amazing diversity of cultures we live among. I have specialized in incorporating multicultural perspectives into my work. It is a joy for me to bring various cultures and traditions into the therapy room. Diversity in thinking comes not only from diverse theraputic approaches, but diverse communities as well.

I earned my Doctorate from California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP), at Alliant International University in Los Angles, California. I have a diverse set of interests and focused my graduate work on multicultural issues, community issues, and therapy with children.

Prior to enrolling in my Clinical Ph.D. program, I earned a Master’s of Arts in Research Psychology from California State University in Los Angles. I had the privilege of working with a research team which explored women’s issues, issues related to ethnicity and acculturation, depression, and eating disorders. During that time, I also completed a summer internship researching depression at Stanford University.

Thank you for taking the time to visit my site. I look forward to hearing from you and helping you work through the challenges you currently face.

“To live is the rarest thing in the world.
Most people exist, that is all.”
― Oscar Wilde

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