Matt Kliethermes, Ph.D.

Clinical Professor
Training Director at Children's Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis

Dr. Matt Kliethermes received his bachelor's degree in Psychology from Truman State University in Kirksville, MO. He attended graduate school in clinical psychology at Saint Louis University and received his doctoral degree in July 2003 after completing a predoctoral internship at La Rabida Children’s Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.

Currently, Dr. Kliethermes is the Training Director at Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis (CASGSL) and a Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL).  Dr. Kliethermes has over 15 years of experience and extensive training in the field of child trauma.  He provides direct clinical services to youth exposed to trauma, supervises mental health trainees, teaches at the undergraduate level, and provides frequent training and consultation at local, state, and national levels.  Dr. Kliethermes is a nationally certified Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) trainer and the author of multiple book chapters and articles pertaining to TF-CBT and childhood trauma.      

Matt Kliethermes


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