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Melissa Madriaga, LPC

Stress, Anxiety Eating disorders Self esteem, Motivation Depression
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About me

Hello and welcome! My name is Melissa Madriaga and I'm a therapist in Wisconsin. I live in a small town and enjoy the small town life. I have over four years of experience working with the incarcerated population and over six years of therapy experience. I also have a background working with the homeless population. I'm open minded and have worked with the LGBTQ community. I have a heart for working with undeserved and marginalized communities.

I received my master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University in 2015. I received my bachelor's degree in Psychology from Marian University in 2010. I'm a licensed professional counselor. I served seven years in the United States Army Reserves.

I have experience in helping those who struggle with eating disorders, anxiety, depression, self-harm, cutting, life transitions, adjustment disorders, and suicide prevention. I practice cognitive behavioral therapy with the focus on holistic care.

I'm a single mother to three daughters. I have three cats and a chocolate lab. In my free time I enjoy domestic traveling, hiking, biking, listening to music, spending time with my daughters, enjoying nature, and exploring all that Wisconsin has to offer!

I am here to offer you hope. I look forward to working with you!

Professional experience

6yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Eating disorders Self esteem, Motivation Depression

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Coping with life changes, Abandonment, Antisocial Personality, Blended Family Issues, Body image, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Control issues, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, Isolation / loneliness, Life purpose, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and financial issues, Pregnancy and childbirth, Self-Harm, Self-love, Social anxiety and phobia, Women's issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Narrative Therapy

Services offered

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License information

WI LPC 7586-125

Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Melissa Madriaga. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Melissa is very warm and caring. She constantly checks in throughout the week to make sure you’re doing ok.

Written on Jan 30, 2024 after therapy with Melissa for 1 year and 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue

I’m terrible at writing reviews. Melissa has been wonderful and helping me explore my feelings and my current state of mind. So I highly recommend her.

Written on Sep 21, 2023 after therapy with Melissa for 1 year and 6 months on issues concerning lgbt

Melissa is a very good therapists and listens and her suggestions are good.
Her follow emails are greatly appreciated.

Written on Jul 02, 2023 after therapy with Melissa for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

Melissa has been nothing but understanding and helpful these past couple of months. I feel like i have been improving mentally and she has been supportive of me.

Written on Jun 16, 2023 after therapy with Melissa for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, and coaching

Melissa is very professional, and keeps the conversation focused. I appreciate her expertise and experience, and her listening ear.

Written on May 23, 2023 after therapy with Melissa for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, eating disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

Melissa is great. She responds timely, she checks in, makes sure i'm okay. She makes an effort, which is super nice.

Written on Feb 12, 2023 after therapy with Melissa for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, grief, self esteem, and anger management