Matthew Davis, LCSW-R - Amherst Location

matthew davis, LCSW-R

Matthew Davis, LCSW-R - Amherst Location

Mr. Davis provides treatment services to children (10 years and above), adolescents, adults, families and couples seeking to make positive changes in their lives, strengthen their relationships with others and/or overcome barriers in their lives.

Mr. Davis has significant experience working with individuals and families who are dealing with Adjustment Disorders, Phase of Life Situations, Marital/Relationship Conflicts, Grief and Loss Issues, Depression, Anxiety/Panic, PTSD, Bipolar, Sexual Trauma, ADHD, Behavioral Problems in children and youth, Self - Esteem, Self - Harming, Bullying, Oppositional Defiance, Peer Relationships, Domestic Violence, Domestic/Dating Abuse, Addictions, Co-Occurring Disorders, Family Dynamic Issues, Parenting Struggles, Transitioning with Family Separations and Divorce, Children in Foster Care, Anger Management and Personality Disorders.  

His practice techniques utilize a person centered, strength based perspective to help build trusting therapeutic relationships that will foster clients in their ability to move towards change.  He utilizes Cognitive Behavioral techniques, Emotional Regulation, Solution Focused Therapies, Dialectal Behavioral Strategies, Trauma Informed Counseling, Stress Management and Motivational Interviewing, as well as animal assisted therapy. 

Chase Therapy DogMr. Davis incorporates the use of Chase, who is in the process of being trained as a certified therapy dog. Chase is helpful with anxious and reluctant clients of all ages. Chase is a Portuguese Water Dog and is hypoallergenic for anyone who may be allergic to animals. Please inform Mr. Davis or the Intake department if you do not wish to have Chase present during your treatment.

Mr. Davis began his education at Syracuse University obtaining bachelor degrees in Social Work and Psychology.  He went on to begin graduate work at Florida State University and obtaining his Masters Degree in Social Work from the University at Buffalo.  He has gained many years of experience working with children, adolescents, teens, adults, families and couples struggling with mental health issues in outpatient settings.


Please download and fill out Mr. Davis's Office Policies and Forms listed below.   If you choose to fill these forms out at our office, please arrive a half hour before your first scheduled appointment.

Patient Consent & Information Forms
Please print for all ages

Adult New Patient Questionnaire
(18 Years Old and UP)

Adolescent New Patient Questionnaire
(Ages 14-17)
 Parent/Guardian Completes everything except clinical questionnairre - patient to complete clinical questionnaire

Child New Patient Questionnaire
(Ages 0-13)
  For Parent/Guardian to complete

Marriage  Counseling Questionnaire
New Patient Packet
Each spouse to complete his/her own questionnaire

Services Information
Please read and print this from for your records