Last edited 12/11/2023


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General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM

What was your path to becoming a therapist? What inspired you to choose this profession?

Kathy completed her master's in counseling and psychotherapy with the Adler Graduate School and is pursuing licensure as an LPC. She has 15 years of experience as a certified parent educator with CHADD and the Parent Encouragement Program (PEP). She works with parents to adopt a positive discipline approach and provides tools and strategies to win cooperation and increase peacefulness and respect in the family. Kathy applies neuroscience to help clients with emotional regulation and anger management to prevent disproportionate reactions. She works with clients to understand and embrace simple tools and practices to elevate outlook, relieve stress and reduce anxiety. As an Adlerian practitioner, Kathy embraces a therapeutic approach that is both humanistic and goal oriented. Her approach prioritizes a client's relationship to and connectedness with others and promotes positive movement. She brings empathy, positivity, and a strength-based focus to her collaboration with clients and works with them to align their emotional and cognitive state with their values. Her approach employs motivational interviewing to help clients achieve desired behavioral change. At home Kathy spends time with her husband and three sons.




LGBTQIA related issues

General Expertise




Eating disorders

LGBTQIA related issues

Life transitions


Women's issues

In-Network Insurance



Cigna EAP

Elevance Health

Evernorth Health Services


UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete


Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Children (5-12)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Internal Family Systems Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)


  • Virginia, LRC, CALM, ASIST, CPE, 704014079



Online Therapy

Office at 1360 Beverly Rd, McLean, VA

Frequently Asked Questions About Kathy Matay, LRC, CALM, ASIST, CPE

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Kathy Matay, LRC, CALM, ASIST, CPE, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Kathy Matay accepting new clients?

Yes, Kathy Matay is accepting new clients for online therapy in Virginia and in-person appointments at 1360 Beverly Rd, Suite 200, McLean, VA, 22101.

Does Kathy Matay accept insurance?

Yes, Kathy Matay accepts insurance, including Aetna, Anthem, Cigna EAP, Elevance Health, Evernorth Health Services, Optum and UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete.

Does Kathy Matay offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Kathy Matay offers in-person appointments at 1360 Beverly Rd, Suite 200, McLean, VA, 22101.

Does Kathy Matay offer online therapy?

Yes, Kathy Matay offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Virginia.

How quickly can I see Kathy Matay?

Kathy Matay typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Kathy Matay speak?

Kathy Matay conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Kathy Matay online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Kathy Matay online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.