Matthew Swartz, LMSW, Director of Training & Development, is a counselor, therapist, speaker, trainer, and coach with PCS. His life purpose is to help reduce pain and increase fulfillment in his clients’ daily lives through healing, personal growth, and deep transformation. Matt is passionate about working with leaders, higher performers, and influencers that are ready to build their ideal life and leave a lasting positive impact on their families, businesses, and world.
Matt specializes in anxiety and stress, grief and loss (especially loss to suicide), trauma, high performers, and adjusting to major life transitions. He combines compassion and cutting-edge techniques, based on his clients’ needs and goals to maximize growth. To help his clients in achieving extraordinary results and lasting healing, Matt employs a specialized technique, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) to stimulate powerful and lasting changes in his clients’ brains and bodies.
Matt graduated with a Master of Social Work from Columbia University and received his bachelor’s in psychology and liberal arts from the Honors College at Michigan State University. He is trained in multiple therapeutic techniques, including Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Complicated Grief Therapy.