NorthStar Academy
Charting a Clear Course for Teens & Their Families

Staff Bios

TJ Matton, LGSW


TJ is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker. She received her Masters from University of Maryland in 2011 and has been working in the field of social services since 2006. TJ has worked with individuals and families in a diverse range of settings from jails and legal clinics to outpatient mental health and a family mediation practice.

She values collaborative practices like North Star because of the range and comprehensive care students and families receive. She helps individuals, couples, and families, develop new skills in order live a more integrated and authentic life, connect more deeply to the things that matter to them, learn about themselves with curiosity and compassion, and explore and develop their own unique stories. She specializes in creative and relational trauma work and is certified in Advanced Trauma Treatment.