Madison (she/her/hers) has over 5 years of experience in the mental health field. She has a master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Madison is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and holds a Substance Abuse Counselor in Training (SAC-IT) certification. She has worked as a sexual assault counselor in addition to the substance abuse field. Madison’s overarching philosophy for providing mental health services focuses on empowering and supporting her clients while emphasizing their strengths. She specializes in working with those who have experienced trauma of all kinds, especially interpersonal trauma. Additionally, she works with concerns related to grief and loss, life transitions, anxiety, depression, boundary setting, interpersonal issues, and identity issues. Madison sees relationship-building as a key purpose of therapy. She enjoys using humor and compassionate understanding to build unique relationships with every client. She prioritizes a client-directed approach where client and therapist come together to determine the client’s goals, and she works alongside them toward the change they desire. Madison utilizes an eclectic approach that incorporates cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), psychoeducation, and mindfulness.