Therapist in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota Matthew Harkema, Therapist

Licenses: CBT, LPCC

Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 6-64

Appointments: In-office only. Telehealth not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota Matthew Harkema, CBT, LPCC

Matthew Harkema, CBT, LPCC

Matthew Harkema is an Intern (LPC track) in Minnesota. His educational journey reflects his dedication and commitment to excellence. Maintaining a 4.0 GPA in his counseling program at Crown College underscores his determination to succeed in this field. Additionally, Matthew’s Bachelor’s degree in English and Business Administration from Hope College has equipped him with a diverse skill set and a strong academic foundation. Initially, Matthew’s career path was centered around business, with a focus on sales. He excelled in this field, utilizing his skills in solution-oriented sales, building strong relationships, and thriving in competitive environments. However, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic prompted a shift in his perspective.

Recognizing the significant impact on mental health across the nation, Matthew felt compelled to make a difference. This led him to pursue a Master’s Degree in Counseling, aiming to address the growing need for mental health support. Matthew’s background in sales has provided him with a unique perspective on mental health care. He is driven by the desire to be part of the telehealth movement, leveraging his counseling licensure and sales experience to improve accessibility to mental health care for both providers and clients.

Matthew is passionate about making a positive impact in the mental health care landscape. Growing up with the unique blend of experiences living minutes away from a nature reserve and a major metropolitan city, Matthew has developed a deep appreciation for diversity, both culturally and environmentally. This upbringing has instilled in him a love for nature and an understanding of urban life, shaping him into a well-rounded individual. He finds solace in fishing and derives immense satisfaction from work that contributes to the greater good of individuals and society as a whole.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • ComPsych
  • Evernorth (Cigna) (HealthPartners)
  • HealthPartners
  • Hennepin Health Plan
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits
  • UCare


  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)


  • Men


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Matthew Harkema. You can also call 612-924-3807 to have someone assist you.

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