Madison is a licensed clinical social worker providing individual and group psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults. She uses a person-centered approach allowing her to tailor treatment to a client’s unique needs. Her style often incorporates mindfulness and building mind-body awareness, drawing on techniques of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, art therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Madison seeks to create a feeling of safety and comfort in the therapeutic relationship. By creating a partnership with clients and parents, she works to identify and achieve treatment goals.
In addition to private practice, Madison has worked in an inpatient psychiatric setting with individuals with a range of serious mental illnesses and in an acute crisis. She has supported clients in reducing suicidal ideation, identifying treatment barriers and goals, and motivating clients towards sustainable change. Madison also has extensive experience working with chronic and acute trauma survivors both in a domestic violence and substance abuse treatment setting.
PSYCHOTHERAPY TREATMENT SPECIALTIES
Anxiety, depression and other mood disorders
Substance abuse and dependence
Suicidal ideation and self-harm
Borderline personality disorder
Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders
Master of Social Work, University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy and Practice, Philadelphia PA
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, St. Michael’s College, Colchester VT
School for International Training, Development Studies, Kampala Uganda