Matthew Stevens

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Matthew Stevens is a contributing faculty member and alumni of Walden University, having completed his PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision in November 2022. Matthew transitioned into counselor education after more than 23 years of Naval service as an advanced practice board certified chaplain. Matthew's military assignments included operational tours with the Marine Corps (infantry and artillery battalions) and surface Navy (destroyer squadron and aircraft carrier), command staffs, and military installations. Serving more than 10 years within the Bureau of Navy Medicine and Surgery, Matthew contributed to patient- and family-centered systems of care through developing interdisciplinary partnerships among primary and specialty care providers, and championing the integration of mental health and spiritual systems of care. Matthew is a nationally certified licensed professional counselor (board certified-telemental health) in Virginia. He owns a virtual counseling practice that serves people, groups, and families of all backgrounds. Matthew began teaching at Walden University in 2021.

Courses Taught

COUN 6402 - Working With Military Spouses, Families, and Children

COUN 6100 - Introduction to Mental Health Counseling


PhD, Walden University

MA, Liberty University

MDiv, Emory University