Matthew Aldred, LPC-MHSP, MACMHC


About Me

Matthew Aldred (LPC, MACMHC) received his B.A. from the University of Louisville and his Masters of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2019 from the Chicago School of Psychology. Matthew has proven successes in treating and improving outcomes for adults, couples, children, and teens. Matthew has received training and offers services utilizing evidence based practices including EMDR, Emotion Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Play, Trauma Focused-CBT, and Motivational Interviewing. Matthew was trained by the EMDR Institute and certified as an EMDR therapist in 2020. Matthew currently is part of the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) for the purpose of networking, research and development, and improving patient care. Matthew has received advanced trainings from The EMDR Center for Excellence to further incorporate EMDR’s application to children and teens, “playful solutions EMDR”. Matthew’s current goal is to utilize years of experiences working with adults and children in the fields of trauma, substance abuse, and co-occurring disorders to improve treatment outcomes of individuals and families. Matthew is fully licensed as an LPC-MHSP.

Education & Experience

State of TN- LPC-MHSP, Licensed Professional Counselor, -Mental Health Service Provider B. A. The University of Louisville, Louisville, KY MACMHC- The Chicago School of Psychology Chicago, Il National Counselors Exam 2023 Tennessee Jurisprudence Exam 2023 National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Exam 2023 2018-2019 Onsite Workshops, Milestones 2020-2023 Universal Health Services (ages 6-17) 2023-current Cohen Veterans Network

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Cohen Veterans Network St. Vincent DePaul

Specialty Area

  • Addictions
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Moral Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Personality Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Couples
  • Expats
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veteran Center
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Coventry
  • HCSC
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • Magellan Health
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Sliding Scale
  • UnitedHealth