Effective Change LLC
 
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Improving Quality of Life

Matthew Brittain MA, LCSW, DCSW and Effective Change LLC specializes in helping individuals, couples, and families improve their quality of life. We assist by helping patients learn new communication skills, understand ways to deal with stress/triggers/past trauma, and work with others for better results.

We specialize in forensic issues (patient advocacy in the court system), sexual issues, PTSD, ADHD, anxiety/depression, family issues, LGBTQ+, life-transition issues, substance abuse treatment using harm-reduction methods (including cannabis-replacement therapy), Dissociative Identity Disorders, Personality Disorders, and Schizophrenia.

Matthew has have lived in Hawaii his entire adult life. He has a Master of Arts in Pacific Islands Studies, and can read, write and speak the Hawaiian language.

We can work out a treatment plan that will maximize your quality of life and reduce the harmful effects of unwanted outside actions.We coordinate care with physicians, service agencies, and others, and create a holistic treatment team where the patient is empowered.

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We can help with the following:

Men's Issues
Mood Disorders
Narcissistic Personality
Obesity
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
Oppositional Defiance
Parenting
Peer Relationships
Personality Disorders
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
Psychosis
Relationship Issues
School Issues
Self Esteem
Self-Harming
Sexual Abuse
Sexual Addiction
Sexual Identity
Sexual Preference Concerns
Sleep or Insomnia
Stress
Substance Abuse
Suicidal Ideation
Teen Violence
Testing and Evaluation
Transgender
Video Game Addiction
Weight Loss

ADHD
Addiction
Anger Management
Antisocial Personality
Anxiety
Behavioral Issues
Bipolar Disorder
Borderline Personality
Child or Adolescent
Chronic Impulsivity
Chronic Pain
Chronic Relapse
Codependency
Coping Skills
Court involved cases (Forensic Mental Health)
Cultural Integration
Depression
Dissociative Disorders
Divorce
Domestic Abuse
Domestic Violence
Drug Abuse
Dual Diagnosis
Eating Disorders
Gambling
Grief
Hoarding
Impulse Control Disorders
Infidelity
Internet Addiction
Life Transitions
Marital and Premarital