Matthew Seitman, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist
Clinical Supervisor
California License PSY34512

Virginia License 0810008372

Dr. Matthew Seitman (He/They) received a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Judaic Studies from The George Washington University in Washington D.C. Then he pursued his graduate education and received a M.A. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University, Los Angeles.

His extensive clinical training included serving diverse populations and presentations. Dr. Seitman has worked in community-based and post-incarceration mental health settings. His training gave him experience working with adults and teens struggling with a variety of issues including: depression, anxiety, PTSD, psychotic disorders, self-injury behaviors, trauma and abuse, and sexual dysfunction. After his pre and post doctoral training, Dr. Seitman transitioned to working in private practice, where he focused on working with individuals and relationships. He gained significant experience working with active duty military members, mixed-orientation relationships, and integration of kink and trauma.

Dr. Seitman believes in the importance of honoring individual experiences, especially among people in marginalized groups. He is a strong advocate of social justice and recognizes the power of the clinical experience in both healing and advocacy. Dr. Seitman works collaboratively with his clients to provide individualized mental health care and to support authentic living and healing. Dr. Seitman provides a safe and sex-positive space, all while being LGBTQIA+, Ethical Non-Monogamy/Polyamory, and Kink affirming.

Dr. Seitman utilizes a hybrid approach combining elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Social Construction Theory, and Psychodynamic interventions. He also provides Jewish Integration when appropriate or requested. Dr. Seitman has received significant training in trauma-informed care, crisis assessment and intervention, as well as domestic violence advocacy.

In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Seitman currently serves on the American Psychological Association Division 44 Kink & BDSM Taskforce, working on the subcommittee to create and revise clinical and ethical guidelines for working with or being a clinician kink interests. Dr. Seitman also teaches a class at the local Community Jewish High School on sexuality, gender, and relationships.

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Dr. Seitman is Currently Accepting New Clients!