Contextual-Conceptual Therapy Center
Contextual-Conceptual Therapy (CCT) Center's main office is conveniently located on beautiful Lake Union in Seattle, where CCT founder, Fredric Matteson meets with private clients (individuals, couples, families) for therapy. He also leads a series of CCT groups.for adults, teens, and families. Some of the groups are co-led with his office partner, Dr. Sunida Bintasan, a Seattle area Adolescent/Child/Adult psychiatrist with over 30 years experience.The groups (limited to 8 persons) are series of 6 weekly sessions. The private and group sessions address issues of despair,hopelessness, and/or suicidal thinking (non-emergency situations only).
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Fredric Matteson's role as an educator in the field of suicide prevention is to help others:
To understand the context of suicide before the core problem can be addressed To help teach others about the phenomenon of suicide (and its phenomena) To offer and help implement an educational program derived from the suicidal persons' own unique language and voices, their uncovered patterns (algorithms) and common themes To view being suicidal as an opportunity to "awaken" to a new, life-changing perspective To consider suicide as a spiritual crisis...a crisis of identity...a crisis of meaning
KING 5 New Day Northwest Interview with Fredric Matteson
August 29, 2017 - NBC Seattle affiliate KING 5 television news show New Day Northwest hosts Fredric Matteson for a discussion on the myths and truths of suicide.
About Fredric Matteson
For 25 years I worked as a therapist with over 16,000 suicidal patients on an inpatient mental health unit primarily for suicidal clients. During that time, I created an educational program for helping suicidal persons called: Contextual-Conceptual Therapy: Guiding the Suicidal Patient using Maps, Models, & Metaphors..
"There has never been a therapy specifically for suicide, until today."
- David Olive, Ph.D.
Lead psychologist (retired),
National Health Service of England