Matthew Snyder, LMFT
Clinical Director and Therapist
Matthew Snyder is a License Marriage and Family Therapist and the Clinical Director of Journey Hillside Tarzana. He is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he completed his B.A in Psychology, and was awarded Honors in the Psychology Major. He is also a graduate of Pepperdine University, where he earned his Masters in Clinical Psychology. The clients Matthew has served have consistently given him positive reviews for his therapy groups and individual work. His approach to treatment and program development is to help clients feel less shame, cultivate hope and develop skills helpful to a new life of recovery.
Matthew shared, “One of my favorite parts of my job is being able to bring hope to those who feel hopeless and help those who are at their lowest achieve gains they never thought possible.” By providing insight, holding space, providing a supportive, nonjudgmental relationship, teaching skills, and working with strengths, he helps foster change in meaningful ways. Matthew specializes in cognitive-behavioral therapy, the best approach to get satisfying solutions for most problems in a short amount of time. He has experience across multiple settings with diverse populations and is valued most for his authenticity, empathy, passion, and warmth.