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Dr. Matthew Love

Psychologist

Dr. Matthew Love is a psychologist practicing in Fairfield, CT. Dr. Love specializes in the treatment of health mental problems, and helps people to cope with their mental illnesses. As a psychologist, Dr. Love evaluates and treats patients through a variety of methods, most typically being psychotherapy or talk therapy. Patients usually visit Dr. Love because they have been experiencing depression, anxiety, stress or anger for a significant period of time and are seeking help. Psychologists may perform a variety of exams and assessments to diagnose a mental condition.
Dr. Matthew Love
  • Fairfield, CT
  • Accepting new patients

How is the recovery from depression?

It is important that you find a provider who you connect with and is a good collaborator for you. Psychotherapy can be both rewarding and challenging, it is important that you READ MORE
It is important that you find a provider who you connect with and is a good collaborator for you. Psychotherapy can be both rewarding and challenging, it is important that you let the provider know the speed at which you are ready to address various difficulties. Processing the loss of a loved one is never easy and finding a caring and compassionate therapist will be a source of great support.

Will counseling help my son get over his stage fright?

Hi,

Performance anxiety is never a good experience to have. A structured Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) approach may be a good way of addressing his stage fright.

Is there any medication to help my husband quit alcohol?

You should consult with a psychiatrist regarding possible medications. In terms of psychotherapy, you may like to seek out a family therapist who can support you and your children. READ MORE
You should consult with a psychiatrist regarding possible medications. In terms of psychotherapy, you may like to seek out a family therapist who can support you and your children. I would encourage you to look for local Al-Anon meetings (https://al-anon.org) as a support for you.

Sudden fear of driving. What should I do?

You may benefit from Behavioral Therapy that targets this fear. You may find local therapists by conducting a google search or going to www.psychologytoday.com and filtering the READ MORE
You may benefit from Behavioral Therapy that targets this fear. You may find local therapists by conducting a google search or going to www.psychologytoday.com and filtering the therapists by treatment approach.

My son has been diagnosed with autism and it is depressing my wife. Please help.

Perhaps suggest that you both attend a couples therapy session to learn effective communication strategies and how each of you would like to give/receive support during this time. READ MORE
Perhaps suggest that you both attend a couples therapy session to learn effective communication strategies and how each of you would like to give/receive support during this time. You may also visit the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) at (https://www.nami.org) and Autism Speaks (https://www.autismspeaks.org)