High-Functioning Autism: Proven & Practical Interventions for Challenging Behaviors in Children, Adolescents & Young Adults

Michelle Matzke, Psy.D, is a licensed psychologist at Sweetgrass Psychological Services in Whitefish, Montana.  She specializes in treating children, adolescents and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), depressive disorders, anxiety disorders and behavioral disorders.  Dr. Matzke consults with school systems, agencies, and organizations to provide the most effective services and interventions to children and adolescents with developmental concerns.  To do this, she employs evidence-based treatment and interventions and through these interventions has developed social skill curriculums for high functioning children, adolescents and young adults with ASD.  In addition, Dr. Matzke has presented in national and statewide conferences regarding topics of trauma and autism.  She has a specific passion for helping communities and other professionals learn how to work with individuals on the autism spectrum in ways which encourage healthy independence, hope and structure to assist these individuals in today’s changing society.

Dr. Matzke earned her doctorate in psychology from Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky and completed her internship at Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health in Canton, Ohio.  She completed her post-doctoral training at Daily Behavioral Health where specialized in assessing and treating children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder and comorbid conditions.  Dr. Matzke is a member of the American Psychological Association and is dually licensed in the states of Ohio and Montana.





Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Michelle Matzke has an employment relationship with Montana Academy. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial:  Michelle Matzke is a member of the American Psychological Association; and the Ohio Psychological Association.