Matthew Selekman

Matthew  Selekman

Matthew is the founder and director of Partners for Collaborative Solutions. He is a licensed clinical social worker, a certified addictions counselor, and an Approved Supervisor with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Matthew provides couples therapy, family therapy, group therapy, individual therapy, and individual and group supervision in his private practice office in Evanston, Illinois, USA. He is the 2006, 2000, and 1999 recipient of the Walter S. Rosenberry Award offered by the Children’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado for having made significant contributions to the fields of psychiatry and the behavioral sciences.


  • Working with High-Risk Adolescents: An Individualized Family Therapy Approach;, (with Mark Beyebach)
  • Changing Self-Destructive Habits: Pathways to Solutions with Couples and Families; (with Giorgio Nardone)
  • Hartarse, Vomitar, Torturarse: La Terapia Tiempo Breve;
  • Collaborative Brief Therapy with Children;
  • The Adolescent and Young Adult Self-Harming Treatment Manual: A Collaborative Strengths-Based Brief Therapy Approach;
  • Working with Self-Harming Adolescents: A Collaborative Strengths-Based Approach; Pathways to Change: Brief Therapy with Difficult Adolescents, 2nd ed.; 
  • Family Therapy Approaches with Adolescent Substance Abusers (with Thomas Todd)