Certified Members – Individual

General Information

First Name
Last Name
NACBT Certification(s)
Diplomate, Certified Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist, Certified Rational Addictions Therapist, Certified Rational Sex Therapist
Highest Mental Health Degree
Mental Health License
Psychologist; Addictions Counselor
Years of Experience
Stephen M. Mathis, Psy.D., A.A.P.T.A., M.A.C., I.C.A.D.C., I.C.C.A.D.C., I.C.C.D.P.-D., C.R.A.T., C.S.P., C.G.P., B.C.F.E., B.C.F.M., D.A.B.P.P., F.A.C.F.E., C.C.J.S., C.C.J.A.P.-II, C.R.S.T., F.P.P.R., F.A.C.A.P.P., F.C.I.C.P.P., is a licensed psychologist and certified addictions counselor. In addition to earning two Undergraduate degrees, a Master’s degree, and a Doctorate degree, Dr. Mathis possesses a Post-Doctoral in Clinical Psychology, a Diplomate in Addictionology, a Diplomate in Co-Occurring Disorders, Diplomates in Forensics (one in Forensic Examination, one in Forensic Medicine, and many in various subareas of Forensic Psychological Specialties), a Diplomate in Sports Psychology, a Diplomate in Psychopharmacology, a board certification in substance abuse treatment from the American Psychological Association, an international board certification in addictions, and a national board certification in group psychotherapy. Further, he is a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners, a Fellow of the Prescribing Psychologists’ Register, a Fellow of the American College of Advanced Practice Psychologists, a Fellow of the International College of Professional Psychology, a Certified Criminal Justice Specialist, a Certified Criminal Justice Addiction Professional, a Master Addiction Counselor, a Certified Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor, a Certified Rational Addictions Therapist, and a Certified Rational Sex Therapist. Dr. Mathis is also certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and acts as a trainer for other therapists working with athletes. He also completed diplomas in Personal Nutrition and Sports and Exercise Nutrition. Since 1983, Dr. Mathis has specialized in working with and treating adolescents, adults, families/couples, athletes, gays/lesbians/bisexuals, and trauma survivors. Treatment areas and populations served include addictions, destructive “cults”, gang involvement, alternative religious expressions, existential issues, “new age” matters, disruptive behaviors, attention deficits, learning disorders, pain management, suicide, interpersonal conflict, relationships, academic and/or occupational dysfunction or impairment, sexual orientation issues, identity concerns, eating disorders, social skills deficits, stress-related disorders and/or management, sport and/or athletic competition matters, survivors of dysfunctional or abusive families and/or relationships, forensic evaluations and related issues, participants in the BDSM and/or polyamorous lifestyle, and coping with death, grief, or significant loss. He is also one of the very few clinicians in the city who often works on weekends and does "house calls" for emergencies. Further, Dr. Mathis is able to perform Telementalhealth sessions via a secured web provider for existing patients who might have difficulties in coming to his office on a regular basis. In addition to providing psychological assessment, individual psychotherapy, and group therapy, Dr. Mathis is an adjunct/part-time faculty at several local colleges, conducts seminars and workshops nationwide on a variety of topics, supervises other therapists, and has pioneered a new form of music-assisted therapy (M.A.TH.I.S.). Currently, he is a member of the American Psychological Association, the American Academy of Psychologists Treating Addictions, the American College of Forensic Examiners, the National Association of Cognitive–Behavioral Therapists, the National Association of Forensic Counselors, the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology, the Prescribing Psychologists’ Register, the American College of Advanced Practice Psychologists, and the Executive Board in Georgia of the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium — Alcohol and Other Drugs of Abuse.

Practice Information

Practice Name
Applied Psychology Associates
555 Sun Valley Drive; Suite M-1
Georgia - GA
Postal Code
United States of America
Website, Blog or Social Media Link

Populations / Specialties

ADHD; Acting-Out Disorders; Substance Disorders; Forensics; Teens; Young Adults; Families; Assessment
Ages Served
Adolescents, Adult
Individual Therapy, Group Therapy, Marital / Relationship Therapy
Preferred CBT Approach
Eclectic CBT