Dr. Clayton Mathewson holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and has served as a therapist in Portland, Oregon, since 1988. Dr. Mathewson specializes in counseling couples, groups, and individuals, and helps his patients get to the roots of problems that block their ability to find a sense of purpose in themselves and their relationships. In addition, he has worked with men’s groups in the Portland area for more than 17 years, offering excellent counseling and advice to those in need.
At Pacifica Graduate Institute, located in Carpinteria, California, Dr. Clayton Mathewson received his Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology and Mythology. During that time, he authored a book entitled A Theoretical Study of Masculine Archetypes: Embraced and Rejected in Children's Cinema and maintained a 3.9 GPA. Prior to earning his Ph.D., Dr. Mathewson attended Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington, where he obtained his Master of Science in Counseling Psychology and College Instruction. In addition, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Minor in Business and Religion from the University of Idaho and attended Boise State University, where he completed a vocational program in auto mechanics.
Married for 23 years, Dr. Mathewson and his wife live in Vancouver, Washington, and have three daughters, two of whom attend college and one who is in elementary school. Dr. Mathewson enjoys a number of hobbies, including running marathons, bicycling, traveling, fishing, and playing the guitar.