Matt Harding is a Certified Social Worker. He is skilled in the assessment and treatment of mental health conditions in children, adolescents, and adults. Matt strives to assist clients to find value in life’s challenges and complexities. He believes that all of life’s experiences can have meaning and provide opportunities for growth. Matt utilizes his specialized psychotherapy training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and other well-researched approaches to work collaboratively with clients and develop treatment plans that meet each person’s unique needs.
Matt is from Orem, Utah and completed his formal education at Utah Valley University. It was challenges within his own family and community that motivated him to become a Social Worker and therapist. Matt has a special interest in serving those who live within his community. During his career, Matt spent more than a decade working as a caretaker in the medical field. This helped him develop traits and insights key to understanding the unique difficulties individuals experience. Matt has become adept in treating those struggling with depression and addiction, as well as individuals dealing with the aftermath of traumatic experiences. An essential component to Matt’s style is treating each individual with sensitivity and respect.
Matt currently lives in Santaquin with his family. He describes it as a dream come true for someone who loves off-roading as much as he does. Matt takes every opportunity to explore the mountains and ride motorcycles. Matt finds his greatest joy within his family. He is obsessed with their new baby, Ezra, and his favorite new hobby is getting his young kids to say “Daddy”.