Matthew Sweeney , MSW, LGSW
Matt (he/him) is a psychotherapist at Hamm Clinic. He received his MSW from the University of Minnesota and completed a clinical internship at Hamm Clinic. Prior to coming to Hamm, he worked for five years at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Inpatient Mental Health, serving children and adults experiencing mental health crises, and he also has experience working with children who have experienced trauma and their parents. Matt’s approach to therapy is person-centered, psychodynamic, and relational. He believes that people can and do recover from mental illness and trauma. He strives to create a compassionate, affirming, and non-judgmental space for clients to share and explore what is most important to them. Matt is committed to providing therapy from an anti-oppressive, trauma-informed, culturally responsive, and LGBTQIA+ affirming lens. His special interests include trauma, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, mind-body/mindfulness, and LGBTQIA+ mental health.