Leah Matson, PhD

Leah Matson has a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from USC. She is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist practicing personal counseling for individuals and couples / families in Santa Monica, CA. She is available for telephone consultations and coaching. She also practices Neurofeedback.

Leah specializes in relationship enhancement, PTSD, problem solving, creative living, artistic blocks and working in the entertainment industry. She is a CEU provider for MFT and LCSW, and teaches psychology and creative process at Antioch University in Los Angeles.

First for Women

After enduring years of horrific sexual abuse and psychological torture as a child, Michelle Stevens, 48, battled mental illness so severe , most therapists deemed her a lost cause - until the kind ness of one special counselor changed everything.

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Dr. Phil

Being honored on Dr. Phil had never crossed my mind due to confidentiality, and then my client Michelle Stevens Ph.D. wrote an extraordinary intimate memoire called Scared Selfless about our powerful work together and celebrated the 20 years of therapy we've shared. I am so proud of her accomplishments and of my contribution to them. The segment will air on Dr. Phil Show March 21, 2017.

A photo of backstage at Dr. Phil, and the cast of characters from her book.

Psychotherapy & Neurofeedback

In my years as a psychotherapist I have always felt that something was missing that could not be touched by talk therapy. Neurofeedback has answered that call and the combination is dynamite.

What is Neurofeedback?
Neurofeedback is brain exercise. We observe your brain in action from moment to moment by monitoring your brainwaves. We show you your brain activity and we help you change it by rewarding shifts toward a more functional and stable brain state. It is a gradual learning process.

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