Stephen Matteson, PhD, HSPP

Integrated Behavioral Health, Pediatrics

Practices In: South Bend
Patients Seen: Children and Adolescents

I bring a kind, gen­tle curios­i­ty to my work with chil­dren and par­ents. Mr. Rogers said that any­thing that is men­tion­able can be more man­age­able. When we can talk about our feel­ings, they become less over­whelm­ing, less upset­ting, and less scary.” I work hard to cre­ate a safe place where peo­ple can be vul­ner­a­ble – whether that’s a child who needs some tools to man­age big feel­ings or a par­ent who is look­ing for tools to improve their rela­tion­ship with their child.

Clinical Interests

I spe­cial­ize in build­ing emo­tion reg­u­la­tion skills for chil­dren and ado­les­cents by giv­ing spe­cif­ic cop­ing tools and look­ing at the con­nec­tions between thoughts, feel­ings, and actions. I also spe­cial­ize in behav­ior mod­i­fi­ca­tion tools for both chil­dren and parents.

Personal Interests

Spend­ing time with fam­i­ly, play­ing with our dogs, board games, video games, cook­ing, church

Bethel University Graduation Date: 2013 Degree: BA in Psychology
Ball State University Graduation Date: 2020 Degree: PhD


Psychological & Neuropsychological Assessments


ADD, ADHD, Adjustment Disorder, Adolescent Mental Health, Anger Management, Anxiety, Anxiety & Panic Attacks, Behavioral Issues, Depression, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Mood Disorders, Parenting, Relationships, Self Esteem, Sleep Issues, Stress Management, Suicide