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Matt Lusk, LCSW


Matt Lusk, LCSW

Practice Location: 


Ages Treated:

Adults: 18+

Primary Areas of Clinical Interest & Expertise: 

· Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Anxiety, Depression, Mood Disorders, Self-Esteem, Emotion Regulation
· Life Transitions, Interpersonal Issues, Addictions
· Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)


Matt Lusk is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has experience working with adults and adolescents presenting with a wide variety of concerns. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Virginia, he earned a Master of Social Work from the University of South Carolina. While attending the University of South Carolina, Matt completed his clinical internship at Carolina Behavioral Therapy, a Dialectical Behavior Therapy focused private practice in Columbia, SC. Upon returning to Virginia, he began his professional career at one of the Nation’s premier residential treatment facilities for addictions.

After gaining a wealth of experience, Matt transitioned to Richmond Creative Counseling and completed training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Matt’s clinical interests include but are not limited to depression/sadness, anxiety/worry, OCD, addictions, anger/impulse control, life transitions, and self-esteem/self-worth. Matt helps clients learn to manage and cope with thoughts, emotions, and behaviors using a combination of Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, Motivational Interviewing, Schema Therapy, and Person-Centered Therapy.
One of Matt’s favorite quotes states “The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all." Matt provides a supportive environment during sessions to help clients push through struggles and grow to their full potential.
Matt enjoys escape rooms, playing sports, and traveling worldwide during his free time.


University of South Carolina: Master of Social Work (MSW)
University of Virginia: Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

Licenses and Certifications:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (VA)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)


While Matt is contracted with the following insurance payers, we recommend contacting your insurance company to determine if your plan has any restrictions or limitations:
- Anthem (Commercial and Medicaid)
- Aetna (Commercial)
- Bright
- Cigna
- Molina Complete Care of Virginia Medicaid
- Optima (Commercial and Medicaid)
- Optum/ UnitedHealthcare (Commercial and Medicaid)

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