Elizabeth Matthews is a skilled and empathic Licensed Professional Counselor with offices in Boulder & Louisville, Colorado. She offers the following services:
Elizabeth is experienced in offering support, direction, and care to adults, teens, couples, and families. She is especially adept in helping clients develop effective relationship and communication skills. When these skills are lacking mood and anxiety issues can be exacerbated. With Elizabeth’s guidance, clients learn important life skills for the building of self esteem and the betterment of personal and professional relationships.
Guided Autobiographical Writing
Elizabeth can facilitate you as you write your life story. Organizing life events can give perspective to the past and direction to your future. It can help you become aware of your unique gifts, opportunities and experiences. There is only ONE you, by recording your memories and dreams you provide a gift for yourself and others.
Elizabeth can help
- Organize your thoughts and materials
- Identify key moments
- Recognize themes and patterns
- Stay on task
- Gain life perspective
- Make peace with the past
- Influence the direction of your future
- Have fun
Recording your life’s journey is a powerful way to review and honor your past, and inspire your future! The patterns of your life offer insights to your greatest talents and values.
Elizabeth is certified in Guided Autobiographical writing through the James Birren GAB program.
Ms. Matthews is a frequent speaker at local events and has been published in the Boulder Daily Camera, "Ask the expert" column and the BVSD publication, Thrive magazine.
Presentation topics include
Abby's voice Date Violence
Ball Aerospace Cyber education for parents
Fairview high school Warning signs of suicide (HOPE coalition)
Dawson Elementary Bullying
Boulder High School Homeless Teens
Trinity Lutheran Church Couples Communication
Minimize family drama
How to listen so your kids will talk
Communication and it's effect on self esteem
Stress reduction, the mind/body connection
ADHD: diagnosis and challenges
Fight or Flight
Boulder Daily Camera, "Ask the expert"
warning signs of suicide
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Meeting your goals
Establishing personal boundaries
Benefits of Gratitude
Channel 22, Pathways to Parenting Success
ADHD and peer relationships
Boulder Valley School District, Thrive Magazine
Louisville Public Library
Alternative approaches to treating autism
Elizabeth Matthews, MA, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor, CO #2551