Matt Williams, Executive Director

Matt Williams is the Executive Director of Moriah Counseling and Consulting, LLC and is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with the State of Ohio. He is also a certified clinical supervisor.   He received his Bachelor of Art Degree from Anderson University in Christian Education and his Master of Arts Degree from Ashland Theological Seminary in Clinical Counseling. He serves as Chaplain for Indiana Wesleyan University.

 

He has 28 years of experience in counseling, crisis intervention, hospice and pastoral ministry. Most recently he has served as the Clinical and Spiritual Director for Cornerstone of Hope, Ohio's largest grief counseling agency.  In the past he has worked for churches, funeral homes, hospices, an-inner-city mental health agency and has even served as a high school guidance counselor and school administrator.

 

Matt has trained hundreds of professionals and non-professionals and is a frequent speaker and presenter to various organizations around the country doing seminars/presentations for groups of all kinds on various topics; including grief, stress management, supervision, counseling ethics, counselor education/training, marriage building and other topics. He has been the keynote speaker or presenter for organizations like:

 

  • Metro Health Burn Unit’s Annual Retreat,
  • Trainer for Coventry Health Care, Kansas City, Kansas,
  • Odyssey Hospice Memorial Service,   
  • Cleveland Clinic’s Wound Center Recognition Banquet,
  • National Alliance for Grieving Children’s Annual National Symposium
  • Holy Family Hospice Memorial Services
  • Kiwanis Clubs in Strongsville, Brecksville and North Royalton.
  • And many churches and other organizations.

 

In his career, He has trained and supervised over 40 graduate students, helping them advance their careers in the mental health field. He also trains pastors for their work in ministry.

 

He has appeared on television and was the host of “Grief Talk,” a weekly radio call in talk show in Cleveland, Ohio. He is called upon to be a guest lecturer at local colleges and universities like; John Carroll University, Cleveland State University, and Baldwin-Wallace College. He also enjoys assisting churches in developing care ministries within their church and helping them in their ongoing ministry training needs. Matt has written several articles for various kinds of publications.

 

Personally, Matt is married, 25 years, to his beautiful wife, Sheri, a high school teacher. They have four wonderful children; Mackenzie, Maelei, Matthew and Montgomarie; and one dog, Charlie.  



Favorite…

Matt’s Answer

 

 

Movie

“Planes, Trains and Automobiles”

Desert

Carrot Cake

Food

My Wife’s Chicken Casserole

Book

“Blubber” by Judy Blume

Author

Max Lucado & John Ortberg

TV Show

“M*A*S*H” and “The Andy Griffith Show”

Subject in high school

Lunch

Style of music

Southern Gospel

Christian song

“Say Amen”

Christian Music Group

“The Cathedrals” and “Brian Free & Assurance”

President

George W. Bush & Abraham Lincoln

Version of the Bible

NASB

Christmas Carol

“The Twelve Days of Christmas”  (if I had to choose)

Christmas Movie

“Christmas Vacation”

Actor/Actress

Tom Selleck

Candy

Reece’s Peanut Butter Cup

Color

Blue

Secular Music Group

“The Temptations” and “Billy Joel”

Season

Fall

 

 

A little something else.

 

 

Coke or Pepsi?

Coke

Place of Worship?

Parma Heights Baptist Church

If you could be a superhero, who would you be?

Batman

Life Verse?

2 Corinthians 1:3-7

Where to Find Us:

MAIN Office Location

         10983 State Road

         North Royalton,

         Ohio  44133

STOW Office Location

         4499 Darrow Road

         Stow, Ohio 44224

         At the GriefCare Place

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 33526

North Royalton, OH 44133

Telephone

MAIN OFFICE 

440.773.5304

STOW OFFICE

440.628.8165

MAIN Office Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 9a to 9p
Wednesday: 9a to 9p
Thursday: 9a to 9p
Friday:

9a to 5p

Saturday: 9a to 1p

STOW Office Hours

Wednesday: 9:30a to 4:30p
Saturday:

9a to 2p

(Reopens in September 2018)

 

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