Amanda Mathias, PhD

Vice President of Clinical Policy and Innovation

Dr. Mathias holds a Doctorate of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy and is a licensed marriage and family therapist and licensed professional counselor with over 20 years of experience in both community social services and community mental health.

Her service throughout Texas has centered on the indigent, homeless, and underserved populations. In her clinical and programmatic development opportunities, Dr. Mathias has applied her focus to individuals living with serious mental illness, co-occurring substance use disorders, and complex medical conditions through evidence-based and innovative care. Her concentration in program development has been in integrated, trauma-informed, person-centered treatment models while developing and implementing a supervision/leadership model supporting the clinicians of these highly intensive assertive treatment projects.

In her current position with Meadows Institute, Dr. Mathias applies her clinical expertise to transforming the local systems through integration of evidence-based best practices in Texas and the US. She has led and contributed to MMHPI’s local systems work by providing assessment and clinical implementation strategy aimed at improving the community mental health systems. She works closely with national leaders seeking to improve quality and access to care through innovative and sustainable practices.