Matthew "Matt" Lindgren

Matthew "Matt" Lindgren

Clinician & Founder at Blackbird Family Therapy

Location
San Francisco Bay Area
Industry
Mental Health Care

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Matthew "Matt" Lindgren's Overview

Current
  • Clinician & Founder at Blackbird Family Therapy, Inc.
Past
  • Trauma and EMDR Specialist at Impulse Treatment Center
  • Grant & Business Development Manager at Centro Latino de San Francisco
  • Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist at ABC Family Solutions
  • MFT Intern at Anthropos Counseling Center
  • Transportation Manager & Fund Developer at Centro Latino de San Francisco
  • MFT Intern at Golden Gate Counseling
  • Psychotherapy Consultant at Las Tias
  • MFT Trainee at New College of California Community Counseling Center
  • Technical Writer / Demo Engineer at Ariba
Education
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Matthew "Matt" Lindgren's Summary

I maintain a private practice in Oakland that offers therapy for relationships and anxiety. You can find me online at OaklandTherapist.com.

I also run a small agency, Blackbird Family Therapy, Inc., that trains people in health care and legal professions on subjects such as Vicarious Trauma, Crime Victim Advocacy, and Treating Children With PTSD. You can find the agency at BlackbirdFamilyTherapy.com.

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Matthew "Matt" Lindgren's Experience

Clinician & Founder

Blackbird Family Therapy, Inc.

March 2009Present (5 years 8 months) Oakland, CA

I maintain a private practice in Oakland that offers therapy for relationships and anxiety.

I also run a small agency, Blackbird Family Thearpy, Inc., that trains people in health care and legal professions on subjects such as Vicarious Trauma, Crime Victim Advocacy, and Treating Children With PTSD.

https://www.facebook.com/blackbirdfamilytherapy

Trauma and EMDR Specialist

Impulse Treatment Center

October 2009May 2010 (8 months)

I worked part time to provide trauma focused individual and group psychotherapy to people recovering from sexual addiction.

Grant & Business Development Manager

Centro Latino de San Francisco

October 2009March 2010 (6 months)

I worked part time at a small non-profit that offers congregate meals, home delivered meals, community services, and transportation services to people who are elderly and low income members of the Latino and Filipino communities of San Francisco. I managed grants and funding, oversaw the rental of office space, and helped with the development of profit centered projects such as catering, banquets, and private sector transportation services.

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

ABC Family Solutions

August 2006December 2009 (3 years 5 months)

+ I specialized in trauma and PTSD with children and adults who have experienced violence in their lives such as child abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence, combat trauma, and homicide.

+ I also worked extensively with couples, particularly same sex couples.

+ I offered EMDR and Somatic Experiencing techniques for trauma, and am one of few clinicians who offers these techniques to children.

+ I worked extensively with Child Protective Services, Foster Care, Adoption, and the Family Court System

MFT Intern

Anthropos Counseling Center

March 2006July 2007 (1 year 5 months)

Child, Couple, and adult therapy, Somatic Experiencing and EMDR on a sliding-fee scale.

Transportation Manager & Fund Developer

Centro Latino de San Francisco

January 2006March 2007 (1 year 3 months)

I managed a Paratransit bus van service fleet for Latino and Filipino seniors in San Francisco. I also wrote grants to fund essential services such as home delivered meals, social work, naturalization, and English as a second language instruction.

MFT Intern

Golden Gate Counseling

January 2006January 2007 (1 year 1 month)

I provided anger management therapy to court mandated clients.

Psychotherapy Consultant

Las Tias

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

September 2005December 2005 (4 months)

I provided non-directed play therapy and diagnostic evaluations at an orphanage in the town of Leon, Nicaragua, called "Las Tias".

MFT Trainee

New College of California Community Counseling Center

September 2004July 2005 (11 months)

I provided psychodynamic and play therapy to low income adults and children who were members of the the LGBT and Latino communities in San Francisco.

Technical Writer / Demo Engineer

Ariba

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; ARBA; Computer Software industry

19982003 (5 years)

I started at Ariba as a technical writer, a company that provides automated procurement solutions for large organizations, and then took a role supporting sales engineers by creating, maintaining, and presenting demonstrations and sales scripts of Ariba software.

I wrote documentation to show implementation staff how to integrate Ariba data with external ERP systems such as SAP, (then) PeopleSoft, and Oracle Financials, as well as databases, flat files, and middleware solutions such as Tibco, Inc.

In the Demo Team, I created customized software demonstrations of soon to be released Ariba products and services. I installed and maintained versions of all Ariba software and services in an online demo center, as well as through custom installations on sales staff laptops. I provided 24/7 global support for all demo software and hardware. I presented demonstrations of Ariba software and services during the sales cycle as well as on stage at press release and customer events all over the world.

Matthew "Matt" Lindgren's Education

New College of California

MA, Clinical Psychology

20032005

Graduated with 3.98 GPA

Minnesota State University, Moorhead

BA, English

19891995

Magna Cum Laude

Activities and Societies: President, Treasurer – Sigma Tau Delta – English Honor Society Founder and President – Students for Choice

Matthew "Matt" Lindgren's Projects

Matthew "Matt" Lindgren's Skills & Expertise

  1. EMDR
  2. Phobias
  3. Somatic Experiencing
  4. Clinical Consultation
  5. Dissociative Disorders
  6. Problem Gambling
  7. Family Therapy
  8. Therapists
  9. Post Traumatic Stress
  10. Child Development
  11. Psychotherapy
  12. Couples Counseling
  13. CBT
  14. Program Development
  15. Marriage Therapy
  16. Marriage Counseling
  17. Sedona Method
  18. Social Services
  19. Group Therapy
  20. Stress
  21. Life Transitions
  22. Anger Management
  23. Chronic Illness
  24. Play Therapy
  25. Treatment
  26. Stress Management
  27. General Awesomeness
  28. Behavioral Health
  29. Mental Health Counseling
  30. Self-esteem

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Matthew "Matt" Lindgren's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Psychotherapy Consultant

      Las Tias
      • Children

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