Counseling in Madison, WI. Find the Right Therapist.

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Cinda LaMar, LCSW, LPC

Psychotherapist

313 Price Place Suite 105 (behind The Great Dane, Hilldale), Madison, Wisconsin

"Words are voices of the heart." Soft, respectful style, yet to the point, dedicated to constructive communication believing that needing to feel heard and understood is a human longing regardless of age and experience.

Rebecca Compton, MEd, LPC, NCC, CGP, BCC

Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Certified Coach

715 Hill Street, Suite 200, Madison, Wisconsin

For 30 years I've had the privilege of guiding clients to their goals. My work reflects a deep belief in the capacity of all of us to find paths to our authentic selves. Often change occurs in response to life crises which challenge and enable us to grow new strengths.

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Madison, Wisconsin is a family-friendly city with an assortment of attractions geared toward families of all shapes and sizes. Regardless of age, there is something within the city for everyone. Little A-Merrick-Amusement Park is sure to get your adrenaline going while also proving to be fun for younger children. Here your family can take a ride on the Ferris wheel or scream as your soar down the first hill of one of three roller coasters.1 Be prepared to spend hours at this location when planning your trip. The Madison Symphony Orchestra is the best place to enjoy classical music within the area. Check out the calendar of events for this attraction to decide when to visit. This area also has several antique malls scattered around the city. During July, the Dane County Fair goes on for around five days and is great for children, teenagers, and adults of all ages.

Mental Health in Madison

Alcohol and drug abuse in Madison leads to various mental and physical health problems for its citizens. From 2000 to 2010, suicide rates in Wisconsin increased by 26 percent in males and by 21 percent in females.2 Between 2009 to 2011, more than one in ten adults in Wisconsin experienced frequent mental distress. These issues are often compounded by poor health habits, insufficient sleep, and poor emotional support from family, friends, and community agencies.3

Porchlight is a social service agency that provides various programs for Madison's homeless population. Emergency shelter is available, as is a food pantry. Special housing units provide safe and stable housing for residents who suffer from serious and persistent mental illnesses and drug and alcohol addiction. The Brooks Street Kitchen program provides residents with job and life skills training that prepare them for employment in the food industry. Programs for veterans of the armed forces are available as well. Additional detailed information is available by calling 608-257-2534.4

Current Initiatives

The Adult Mental Health First Aid and Youth Mental Health First Aid Training are inventive state-funded initiatives that help individuals distinguish, comprehend, and react to indications of emotional sickness and substance abuse issues. These programs introduce participants to the unique risks and warnings signs of mental health problems. The purpose of the initiative is to build understanding of the impact of these issues and provide detailed information regarding common treatments. These programs also help reduce the stigma that is attached to such issues so that people facing them feel comfortable openly seek help. For information about registering for a training, please call 608-280-2566.5


References

1. Wikipedia. (2017). Madison, WI. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madison,_Wisconsin
2. Healthiest Wisconsin 2020 Baseline. (2017). Health Disparities Report. Retrieved from http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/hw2020/hw2020baselinereport.htm
3. Selected Social Characteristics In The United States. (2017). American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. Retrieved from http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?src=bkmk
4. Porchlight. (2017). Home - Porchlight. Retrieved from http://www.porchlightinc.org/index.html
5. Journey Mental Health Center. (2017). Mental Health. Retrieved from http://www.journeymhc.org/events/mental-health-first-aid#register

Madison is located in Dane County, Wisconsin. It has a land area of 76.96 square miles and a water area of 17.17 square miles.  The population of Madison is 248,951 people with 104,087 households and a median annual income of $54,896. .


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Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Madison is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Madison therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility