Madison received her Master of Social Work from UCLA and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Loyola University Maryland. She is experienced in working with individuals, families, and groups in community mental health and school settings. Madison has received training in various evidenced-based modalities including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). She also incorporates other modalities, such as Mindfulness and Attachment Theory, to develop one’s sense of self and effective communication, resulting in improved relationships within themselves and with others.
In her work, Madison utilizes a positive psychology approach, encouraging clients to identify and focus on building their innate strengths while simultaneously implementing healthy emotion regulation skills and coping strategies. She uses her personal and professional experiences to foster a caring and genuine therapeutic relationship, where her clients feel comfortable, respected, and heard.
When she isn’t working, Madison is spending time with her family on the east coast, adventuring with friends, or going on hikes with her dog, Huck L. Berry.