Matt Lusk is serving Williamsville Wellness as a licensed eligible therapist with a focus on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). After receiving a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Virginia, Matt obtained a Master of Social Work from The University of South Carolina. While studying for his MSW, Matt completed a yearlong internship at both G. Werber Bryan Psychiatric Hospital and Carolina Behavioral Therapy, a DBT private practice in Columbia, South Carolina.
While utilizing DBT, Matt teaches behavioral skills in mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. In addition to DBT, Matt uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI) in an effort to challenge maladaptive thought patterns and enhance motivation for change.