Matthew has worked in Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) for over 8 years and is currently pursuing accreditation with the Behaviour Analyst Certification Board. He has worked in a range of clinical settings, including private healthcare, NHS inpatient and community services and charitable organisations.
Matthew has spent his career working with adults and children with learning disabilities, severe challenging behaviour and a range of mental health conditions. He provides Functional Behaviour Assessments, designing, implementing and training others in the use of detailed Positive Behaviour Support Plans and interventions and conducting research into the efficacy of PBS implementation.
With experience of managing services, direct support work and clinical practice, Matthew strives to use a person-centred approach to his practice, with a focus on enabling people to maximise their quality of life and have the confidence to manage challenging behaviour safely and effectively.