Lyn-Lake Providers

Our psychotherapists bring a range of expertise to our strengths-based, relational approach. With training and experience that spans addiction, art therapy, eating disorders, gender identity, mood disorders, sex therapy, EMDR, somatic-based psychology and beyond, each LLPW psychotherapist contributes a unique perspective to our varied therapy methods. It's that range of experience that helps our clients benefit from treatment that's as unique as they are.
Matthew Ryan Counselor

Matthew Ryan
Counselor, MS, LPC, NCC

“I operate from a person-centered approach, which emphasizes being genuine, providing unconditional positive regard, and emphatic understanding in the efforts to foster our therapeutic connection to enhance this emotional and powerful relationship.”

Therapy is not surgery; you don’t go to sleep and wake up with all of your problems solved. The sweat and strain and heavy lifting are mostly yours. But with this, however, you can feel more satisfied with therapy when actively involved in the sessions. It is my role to work with your motivation and continue to foster this growth towards positive change. I operate from a person-centered approach, which emphasizes being genuine, providing unconditional positive regard, and emphatic understanding in the efforts to foster our therapeutic connection to enhance this emotional and powerful relationship.
Interests in systemic-based therapy models, solution-focused therapy, family and relationship counseling, adolescent and young adult issues, assessment and treatment of co-occurring disorders, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), and positive psychology.

An area that I have been incorporating more into my practice is guided imagery, which research has shown to give a person a greater sense of control, increased self confidence, assistance with fear, panic, anxiety, helplessness, trauma, loss, and grief, and a decrease in depression, stress, and pain.

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It's our range of experience that helps our clients benefit from treatment that's as unique as they are.

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Understanding our strengths-based, relational approach can give you a sense of how psychotherapy can help. By focusing on emotions, psychotherapy seeks to discover hidden pieces of who you are and then to understand how those pieces fit together.

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