Matthew Silverstein, Ph.D
Course: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
Matthew Silverstein, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist in private practice in West Hollywood, specializing in integrative depth psychology and LGBTQ affirmative
psychotherapy. He is also a core faculty member at Antioch University, Los Angeles, where he co-founded and directs the Spiritual and Depth Psychology Specialization within the Master’s of Psychology Department. This specialization offers courses bringing together analytic depth psychology, mindfulness-based clinical practices, and diversity consciousness. He was one of the founders of the LGBT Specialization in Clinical Psychology at Antioch University. He also is an adjunct faculty member at Pacifica Graduate Institute, Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Track, Carpinteria.
He has offered mindfulness based groups in his clinical work over the past ten years both initially at UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital, where he was on staff, as well as through his private practice. He began formally training in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) in 2012 through the UCSD School of Medicine and has completed an Advanced Teacher Training (2015). He has a longtime formal study of Zen Buddhism, Tai Chi Chuan, and Iyengar Yoga.