My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. 


This sentiment by Maya Angelou beautifully encapsulates the heart of Matthew Rumsey’s counseling philosophy The shared venture is a collaborative exploration of your unique narrative, where authenticity, hope, healing, and resilience intersect.  In counseling sessions with Matthew, he is committed to fostering a warm and understanding atmosphere and he firmly believes that within every individual lies a unique set of strengths, waiting to be acknowledged and embraced.  Together, you and he will navigate the complexities of your emotions, thoughts, and experiences, building a therapeutic alliance that encourages self-discovery and positive transformation Matthew is not only your guide but also your advocate, and he is here to support you in finding meaning, purpose, and empowerment in every facet of your evolution. 


Through Foundations Counseling, Matthew Rumsey counsels people who are navigating the following areas:

  • Relationships couples counseling, codependency, pre-marital counseling, sexuality and intimacy issues, alternative relationships, boundaries, dating and breakups, divorce and divorce recovery, emotional affairs, infidelity, blended families, financial issues, men’s issues, non-traditional relationships
  • Mental Health and Wellness anxiety, depression, stress, sexual and gender identity issues, grief and loss, addictions, anger management, PTSD, drug and alcohol abuse and addiction recovery, self-esteem, life transitions, self-care
  • Individual Counseling abuse, empowerment, life coaching, catastrophic thinking, perfectionism, fears and phobias, self-worth issues, abandonment issues, sexual abuse, trauma, life transitions, self-discovery, individuals with diverse identities

Matthew Rumsey earned his Master of Science Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University and is also a graduate of the University of Denver He utilizes several varied techniques including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Person-Centered Therapy, Exposure Therapy, and Narrative Therapy.  

Matthew ventured into the realm of therapy driven by a profound passion for facilitating positive change in individuals' lives Drawing upon over 15 years of experience, his journey has been marked by a genuine commitment to understanding and supporting others.  Witnessing the transformative power of compassionate guidance, Matthew realized the profound impact therapeutic interventions can have on personal growth and well-being His diverse background has cultivated a deep appreciation for the intricacies of human experiences and a genuine desire to contribute meaningfully to the lives of those seeking support Matthew’s career has been a continuous exploration of the nuanced ways in which we navigate challenges and find resilience, and he is dedicated to bringing this wealth of experience to the collaborative journey towards healing and self-discovery.

Professional Affiliations: 
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
American Counseling Association (ACA)
American Mental Health Counseling Association (AMHCA)
Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD)
Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW)
International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC)
Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH)
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