Meet Your Therapist | Coach
José F. Mata, MA, LMFT
Born and raised in New York City, José F. Mata is a Los Angeles-based private practice psychotherapist and national somatic coach supporting clients through perceived unbalance, chaos, and "stuckness."
His range of facility with multiple healing modalities allows him to assess, respond, and work with clients in the most personalized methods possible.
Specialized Trainings + Roles
His ongoing training, conjoined with his wide-ranging experiences across multi-disciplinary practices, allows him to stay at the front of how best to work with - and hold space for - clients bravely willing to face the challenges of the human experience in our modern times.
José has provided group treatment on Mindfulness and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy at Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services. At the Los Angeles LGBT Center, José supported individuals living with emotional distress and substance use. During his tenure at Kaiser Permanente, José was an integral figure in supporting the needs of monolingual Spanish speaking patients, while providing support to bilingual clinicians.
In addition to his clinical work, José is an on-line graduate course facilitator at Boston University’s School of Social Work and a sub-investigator for the phase 3 clinical trials for MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD.
José has specialized training in Somatic Experiencing, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and has received preliminary training for the Psilocybin-Assisted Psychotherapy for Treatment Resistant Depression. For his overarching commitment to social services, he has been recognized by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, the United Health Foundation, and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.