Marriage counseling that Heals in Madison, WI. Restore Your Relationship.

Speak with the right marriage therapist in Madison. Real help for issues like separation, communication, infidelity, and finances.


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

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

Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Certified Coach

715 Hill Street, Suite 200, Madison, Wisconsin 53705 | 608-772-6870

My approach to counseling couples is to increase positive communication, strengthen friendship and intimacy, and eliminate harmful behaviors toward each other. I am a Level II trained Gottman Couples therapist and will provide a thorough assessment of your relationship.

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Madison is located in the heart of Wisconsin and offers a wide variety of events and activities to keep your family busy for months. Coattails to Clouds is a great attraction for parents wishing to spend a romantic time alone as well as for couples. Here you will sip champagne while soaring above the city in a hot air balloon. Madison Opera features shows throughout the year for those who enjoy this type of music. The Dane County Farmers Market is said to be one of the nation's best and is held on Saturdays. Dead Pals of Sam Sanfillippo is a highly unique attraction with stuffed squirrels put into interesting scenes; this is definitely a must see it to believe it type of place. Be sure to keep your eye on the Overture Center calendar of events to find out the next performance coming to your doorstep; this area houses everything from concerts to musicals and dances. Henry Vilas Zoo is a completely free area in which children can pet their favorite animals while interacting with others.1.

Marriage and Couples Mental Health in Madison

Madison is home to nearly 500,000 people, including approximately 100,000 married couples.2 The city's divorce rate is fairly low at 8.1 percent. However, marriages that end in divorce often do so because of serious issues, such as infidelity, economic hardship, or domestic abuse. These problems not only negatively impact couples, but also any children in the household. Although the percentage of couples living in the same household for over a year is nearly 80 percent, as the time goes on it becomes more likely for families to develop issues. Hence, there is a growing need for mental health services and family assistance facilities in the Madison area.3

Madison families in need of assistance can turn to the Salvation Army for support. Emergency housing is available for families who find themselves without a home of their own. Employment programs are offered as well, including assistance in searching for jobs. The food pantry provides poverty-stricken families with much-needed nutritional food. These services are aimed at helping families resolve economic hardships so that they can focus on creating a happy, healthy, and safe home. For additional information, call 608-256-2321.4

Family Services and Assistance Programs

There are a number of non-profit associations in Madison that give mental health services to families, particularly those with children. A principal organization in this regard is the Families and Schools Together. The association utilizes a group-based methodology toward giving guidance to families, alongside managing material issues, such as income support and recovery for those struggling with chemical dependency. In addition to accepting donations, FST invites volunteer work, particularly in the fields of coaching, yard work, regulatory aid, program support, and general cleaning. To seek help or to offer services as a volunteer, call 608-663-2382.5


References

1. Wikipedia. (2017). Madison, WI. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madison,_Wisconsin
2. 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
3. Healthiest Wisconsin 2020 Baseline. (2017). Health Disparities Report. Retrieved from http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/hw2020/hw2020baselinereport.htm
4. Salvation Army of Dane County. (2017). Social Services. Retrieved from http://salvationarmydanecounty.org/programs/social_services.asp
5. Families and Schools Together. (2017). Programs. Retrieved from http://www.familiesandschools.org/programs/

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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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. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Madison public health department.