Matthew Best, LMHC

Provider type: Therapist

Serving: Adolescents, Adults

Languages: English

About Matthew Best, LMHC

Matthew Best has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with the state of Florida since 2018, he has over 5 years of experience in the counseling field. He has clinical experience working with adolescents and adults who struggle with chemical dependency, anxiety, depression, and LGBTQ+ issues. Matthew received his Master of Arts in Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling from the University of South Florida in 2015. Matthew primarily utilizes the therapeutic approaches of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered, and Solution-Focused Therapy. Additionally, Matthew has experience with crisis intervention, substance abuse recovery, and relapse prevention.

Throughout his clinical work, he has worked in a variety of treatment settings, including outpatient and inpatient chemical dependency centers, mental health clinics, and LGBTQ+ wellness centers.


  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anger
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Depression
  • DUI Counseling
  • Grief
  • LGBTQ+ affirming
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attacks
  • Personality Disorders
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress
  • stress management
  • Substance Abuse and Dependence
  • Trauma/Post Traumatic Stress Disorder(PTSD)
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Locations

    North Tampa

    14499 North Dale Mabry Highway
    Suite 130-S
    Tampa FL 33618


    • Advent Health (HFHP)
    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield (New Directions)
    • Brighthealth
    • CareACT
    • Cigna
    • ComPsych
    • Humana
    • Imagine Health
    • New Directions EAP
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Select
    • United Healthcare (Optum)