About Loring Matthews, PhD

Loring Matthews treats patients between the ages of 4 and 16.

Dr. Matthews is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who joined Commonwealth Counseling in March 2016 and practices in the West End office. She provides educational and psychological assessments/testing for learning disabilities, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, behavioral, developmental, and emotional disorders. She specializes in working with children and adolescents and utilizes behavioral and cognitive techniques and parent training.

She received her B.A. from Wake Forest University and M.A. in Psychology from University of Richmond. She obtained her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1997 from the University of Alabama with a specialty in Child Clinical Psychology. She completed her internship year at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.


  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Binge Eating
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Couples Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
  • Emotional Overeating
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Irrational Fears/Phobias
  • Loneliness
  • Malaise
  • Marriage Conflict Resolution
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Parenting Counseling
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Pre-College Fears
  • Pre-Move In Couples Counseling
  • Premarital Conflict Resolution
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology Consultation
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Struggles
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Therapy
  • Worry
  • Education & Certifications

    University of Alabama, PhD in Clinical Psychology|University of Richmond, Master's in Psychology|Wake Forest University, Bachelor's|Arkansas Children's Hospital, Internship


    Glen Allen, VA

    5213 Hickory Park Drive
    Glen Allen, VA 23059-2617