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I’m glad you’re here.
I can schedule an appointment with you on a Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday from 1pm to 8pm in Dayton, Ohio. Or, I can provide online counseling or coaching via phone or video if you can’t make it to my office. You can Register for an Appointment or Send Me a Message.
I balance compassionate listening with direct questions and sharing my insights. I take time to really know you and provide personalized care. I patiently walk you through the process of healing deep hurts. I assign homework as appropriate to facilitate growth and healing. I will help you find the root causes of your concerns and develop a closer relationship with Jesus. True healing involves experiencing truth and grace through a relationship with Jesus.
Accomplished by: Christian Counseling Talk Therapy, Christian Spiritual Direction, Inner Healing Prayer, Formational Counseling, and EMDR. These therapies include a blend of Spiritual, Experiential, Cognitive, Emotional, and Behavioral approaches.
Areas of Special Focus
Recovery from: Abuse, Neglect, Abandonment, Infidelity, Trauma, Post-Traumatic-Stress-Disorder (PTSD), Complex PTSD, Anxiety, Panic, Dissociation, Poor Self-Esteem, Insecurity, Codependency, Distance from God, Loneliness, Depression, Loss
Help with: Emotional and Spiritual Healing, Communication, Conflict Resolution, Finding your Identity, Confidence, Boundaries, Trusting, Marriage Restoration, Recovery from Abusive Relationships, Living Life Single, Dating Decisions, Divorce Prevention (Pre-Engagement and Pre-Marital Counseling), Grieving, Personal Growth as an Introvert, Getting in Touch with Feelings, Sorting through Out-of-Control Emotions, Spiritual Growth and Connecting to God
Areas of Competence
Provides counseling for individuals, couples, and adult families. Provides supervision and clinical oversight.
Christian Counseling, Marriage Counseling, Relationship Counseling, Personal and Social Counseling, Family Counseling, Group Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Supervision, May Independently Diagnose and Treat Mental and Emotional Disorders, May provide training supervision to individuals seeking licensure as professional clinical counselors and work supervision to professional counselors.
Matt Pavlik is a licensed professional clinical counselor who wants to see each individual restored to their true identity. He writes a weekly blog Christian Concepts with thought-provoking messages on understanding your God-given identity. He’s written three books: To Identity and Beyond and Confident Identity helps you find your God-given identity and Marriage From Roots To Fruits helps you understand and grow a better relationship.
Matt has more than 15 years of experience counseling individuals and couples at his Christian counseling practice, New Reflections Counseling. He completed his Masters in Clinical Pastoral Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary and his Bachelors in Computer Science from the University of Illinois. Matt and his wife Georgette have been married since 1999 and live with their four children in Centerville, Ohio. He founded New Reflections Counseling, Inc. in 2003.