About Us

My Approach

We offer a diverse group of mental health professions. The clinical services provided are instrumental in caring for a wide range of therapy and assessment needs in the community.  Persons referred to us present with a wider range of issues. Our clients may present with complex and severe emotional, behavior, character logical disorders to clients seeking personal growth and understanding. Specifically, we provide individual, marital, and family psychotherapy, psychological testing, psychological assessment, individual, academic, and vocational counseling.  Psychological & Counseling Associates services children, teens/adolescents, collegiate students, adults, and seniors from various cultural backgrounds in a variety of clinical settings.

Our History

History and Mission of Psychological and Counseling Associates

Psychological and Counseling Associates, is a full-service clinical, counseling, and community-resource agency located in Huntsville, Alabama. Psychological and Counseling Associates is owned by Dr. Belvia W. Matthews, Licensed Psychologist and Dr. Calvin O. Matthews, Licensed Professional Counselor.  Established in 1995 and incorporated in 2000, Psychological and Counseling Associates provides comprehensive, culturally relevant, mental healthcare and community-based services to diverse and under-served populations in the greater Huntsville/Madison County region.  Madison County, Alabama’s third most populated with nearly 376,227 (2020) citizens, is demographically composed of Whites: 65%, Blacks: 24%, Two or more Races: 3%, and Others: 5%. The median age is 39 years old and the average household income is $42,187; overall poverty rate: 13%.  While Madison County is among the most economically and technologically advanced regions in the State, Psychological and Counseling Associates, is one of few agencies owned by an African American Licensed Psychologist, which is also dedicated to meeting the needs of diverse population including children, adolescents, seniors, and specific at-risk populations.  Psychological and Counseling Associates is a private agency, working in association with several diverse local contracted organizations to provide a range of services to meet the needs of the community including the underserved populations. Psychological and Counseling Associates bring together psychologists, counselors, physicians, social workers, educators, allied health professionals, business, and technology professionals to provide a continuum of critical, coordinated services to vulnerable populations.

 

The mission of Psychological and Counseling Associates is to provide comprehensive, coordinated, culturally relevant, community-based services, counseling and mental health care for children, students, adults, seniors, couples, and families from the diverse populations of North Alabama.

 

The goal of the Psychology & Counseling Associates is to provide a broad range of mental healthcare services to the unique and diverse population needs of the North Alabama region.   Because we recognize that different services, approaches and modalities will be valuable in meeting the various needs of clients, both the clinical and counseling psychological services consistently employ unique, integrative approaches to treatment.  While utilizing cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, health, and family systems approaches, clinical and counseling services also include rehabilitation counseling, vocational counseling, medical case management, and psychotherapy.  These treatment modalities are implemented in individual, group, couples, and family settings.

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