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Assistant Professor



UNC Hospitals – Chapel Hill

Education and Training:

BA, Psychology, Tufts University

MA, Clinical Psychology, UNC-Chapel Hill

PhD, Clinical Psychology, UNC-Chapel Hill


Matthew Cohen, Ph.D., is a Licensed Psychologist in the Perinatal Psychiatry Program. Dr. Cohen completed his doctorate in clinical psychology at UNC-Chapel Hill and Predoctoral Clinical Internship at Duke University Medical Center. He specializes in helping individuals cope with mood and anxiety symptoms, as well as couples who are struggling or want to strengthen their relationship. In individual therapy, he primarily practices Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, an evidence-based therapy grounded in mindfulness and acceptance principles intended to help people pursue lives that are driven by their most deeply-held personal values.