Dr Matt Selman – Child Psychologist and Family Therapist

About Dr Matt Selman (Child Psychologist / Family Therapist)

Dr Matt Selman Psychologist

Dr Matt Selman

Child Psychologist & Family Therapist

Qualifications & Training

Advanced Training & Conferences

About Dr Matt Selman (Child Psychologist / Family Therapist)

Dr Matt Selman is a qualified clinical psychologist and child and family specialist working with children and young people, as well as their families and carers, here at Newcastle Psychologist & Counselling.

Matt helps children, young people and families manage and overcome their difficulties, as well as supporting parents and family members, to overcome their problems and improve family life at home. 

With a wealth of training, experience, and dedication towards helping children, young people, couples and families, Matt is able to help you and your family overcome your problems through effective family therapy and family counselling in Newcastle. 

Experienced Child Psychologist and Family Therapist

Matt has extensive experience in working with children and families in Newcastle upon Tyne and within the UK.  

He has over 14 years of experience working in NHS settings with those experiencing mental health problems both with and without intellectual disabilities (including autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and ADHD).

Matt also has 2 years of experience working as in Early Help services in North Yorkshire Social Care, where he specialised as a Child Psychologist and developed skills in family therapy and counselling. 

As part of his family work, Matt also works with couples and helps people overcome relationship difficulties.

Other Experience

As well as being a skilled and experienced family therapist, Matt is also the current Programme Leader for the Post Graduate Diploma in Systemic Family Practice (the course that teaches others to be family therapists and family counsellors) at Northumbria University in Newcastle.

Matt also brings years of experience and interest in improvised theatre to his therapy approach when working with children.  Related to this, he has published several articles and presented at conferences on the use of improvisation, play and creativity in therapy.

Many parents and families often comment on Matt’s effective approach to helping them overcome recent and longstanding difficulties, and how well he engages children to help them overcome their problems.

Registered with Professional Bodies

Dr Matthew Selman (Child Psychologist and Family Therapist) is registered with The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the Association for Family Therapy (AFT).

Matt offers face-to-face appointments at our main clinic in Gosforth (Newcastle Psychologist & Counselling at the Regent Centre) and online counselling and therapy.

Online therapy using Skype, Facetime, Zoom & WhatsApp Video is also available.

If you wish to discuss working with Matt or any of our therapists, psychologists or counsellors in Newcastle, contact us using the form below, or call us on 07966 645 198.

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How To Find Our Gosforth Clinic

Newcastle Psychologist & Counselling, Dobson House, Regent Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3PF

How To Find Our Jesmond Clinic

Fleming Business Centre, Burdon Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 3AE.

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Accreditations

Clinical psychologists in Newcastle upon Tyne
Psychologists in Newcastle