Blake Mathews, LCSW, provides a safe and welcoming space for clients to achieve the goals that are most important to them. He is open to discussing challenging topics without judgment and is always empathetic to client needs.
Blake earned an undergraduate degree from University of Illinois and an MSW from Loyola University Chicago. He has extensive experience working with individuals with autism and other intellectual disabilities, and is also skilled at treating the LGBTQ population and all teens and adults struggling with depression, trauma, family conflicts, and more.
In therapy, Blake utilizes a variety of techniques including CBT, DBT, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, narrative therapy, art therapy, behavior modification and positive psychology. He encourages clients to consider both short and long-term goals and supports the therapeutic process with open communication, collaboration, and sensitivity.