Ms. Matos is a compassionate and experienced Licensed Professional Counselor, and provides counseling in both English and Portuguese. At Resilience DBT & Eating Recovery, Ms. Matos is a Senior Staff Clinician and is a dual specialist in the Treatment of Eating Disorders and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. She has a leadership position in our Adolescent Multi-Family DBT outpatient program offering both adolescents and parents a pathway to better coping, serenity, and improved family relationships.

As trained DBT Therapist, Ms. Matos utilizes DBT/CBT and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction to help children, adolescents, and adults gain better tools for emotion regulation and distress tolerance to enhance their personal coping and decrease symptoms of anxiety. Ms. Matos has successfully treated and supported individuals struggling with Mental Health vulnerabilities of Depression, Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Gender Dysphoria, adjustment to medical illness, adoption-related experiences, and academic and behavioral issues, lead more rich and rewarding lives.

As an Eating Disorder Specialist, Ms. Matos is committed to both the prevention and successful intervention of eating disorders. She uses evidenced-based methods of DBT, CBT, and CBT-E to treat the full range of eating disorders – Anorexia, Bulimia, ARFID, and Binge Eating Disorder. She helps males, females, and non-binary individuals heal

their relationship with food and body image, and learn to truly accept and appreciate who they are.

Ms. Matos is a deeply empathetic and skilled Professional Counselor who is dedicated to helping individuals achieve their mental wellness goals. She understands that seeking counseling can be a difficult and personal decision, and she is committed to creating a warm and welcoming space to empower individuals to share their concerns and meet their identified goals and target symptoms. to truly thrive and experience joy in their lives.

Advanced Training/Certifications:

  • Foundationally Trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy from BTech, the training institute of Marcia Linehan
  • Certificate in CBT-E, from the Credo Oxford Institute, the training institute of Christoper Fairburn, U.K.
  • Nurtured Heart Approach; Certified
  • Adoption Certificate from Rutgers State University
  • Trained in Post Traumatic Stress Management Model by the Trauma Coalition of New Jersey

Professional Memberships:

  • American Counselors Association
  • International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals

Community Affiliations:

  • Traumatic Coalition Loss of New Jersey


B.A.,Rutgers State University

M.A., Masters in Counseling, Montclair State University

How do I begin?

Our team is dually and expertly trained in the Treatment of Eating Disorders and DBT for Mental Health. Our Evidenced-Based approaches include FBT, CBT-E, DBT-ED, and Comprehensive DBT for co-occurring mental health conditions. Our outpatient practice has helped Children, Teens and Adults achieve full Eating Disorder Recovery and Mental Health Stability for over 25 years.


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