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McKenzie Strategies LLC exists to assist you, your group or practice, or the practice of your team, in creating ways to sharpen strengths that exist within.  We listen to you and wish to tailor to your personal or organizational needs.  Have you heard the old saying "play to your strengths", well this is exactly what we can do for you!  We will then customize a plan for you and your team and collaborate with you on ways to begin trainings on your needs.

Meet The Team


Matt McKenzie

MA, LPC, Member of MINT


Matt McKenzie holds a Masters of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, an active Licensed Professional Counselor in Alabama and an active Member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers.  He has experience and certifications in experiential counseling methodologies, which also includes adventure-based methods.  He has practiced across a variety of clinical mental health populations, while also becoming experienced as a corporate trainer.  The educational and training experience offered him the ability to train staff in five southeastern states on motivational interviewing and experiential methodologies.  He has also presented on using experiential motivational interviewing with families of veterans, emerging adults and health coaching.  His teaching and training experience resulted in his desire to dedicate himself to educating, training, and adding to the literature base.  He recently co-authored, Experiential Motivational Interviewing:  An Action-Oriented Way of Being, with experiential specialist Marc Pimsler.  Matt is pursuing his Doctoral degree in Counseling Education & Supervision at the University of Holy Cross.  


Meghan Bedwell McKenzie

DISC, 12 Driving Forces, Program Manager


Meghan Bedwell McKenzie is currently working on her Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a certificate in Marriage and Family Counseling. She is currently employed as a Quality Control Manger for a Behavioral Health company using motivational interviewing to help clients living with chronic conditions improve their lives. Meghan is certified to facilitate DISC Assessments as well as 12 Driving Forces Assessments  to help clients to focus on strengths based leadership and direction.  As a high "C" herself, she is organized and methodical which allows her to provide structured and streamlined insight in to client's assessments as well as organizational policies and structures.  She hopes to work with clients working through various types of trauma, using a strengths - based approach.