Life can be frustrating, complicated, and stressful. Sometimes, it hurts. Sometimes, it knocks us right off the road. Coping, figuring out what's next, and moving forward can feel overwhelming—and actual happiness, the ever-elusive dream. Sound familiar?

At Conejo Valley Family Therapy, we specialize in helping people learn to improve their relationships, manage change, stress, and adversity, and develop the right skills and tools to cope with mental health issues. Together, we can figure out how to help you live the life you want in healthy, productive ways. We believe you don't just find happiness, and it doesn't just magically find you. We believe you create it, and we exist help you figure out how.

Hi there, and thanks for visiting. My name is Matthew McLean, and I genuinely love what I do. As a Marriage and Family Therapist, I help individuals, couples, and families who struggle with the following:

  • Relationships and family issues

  • Depression & anxiety

  • Self-advocacy & self-care

  • Confidence & self-esteem

  • Divorce & divorce recovery

  • Life stressors & stress management

  • Coping with/managing change

  • Parenting and co-parenting

  • Loneliness, isolation

  • Dating & relating

My goal is to help you identify and address the obstacles is in your way so you can improve your quality of life. It is my mission to help people find the answers they are looking for and address the issues covered on this site, by helping them make changes that work. If you have questions about therapy for you or someone you love, or if are ready to make an appointment, please call or email me. Thank you for visiting, and I hope you find this site helpful. - Matt