Throughout life, we may experience moments of vulnerability, change, or challenge. It is at those times that it may be most difficult to reach out to others or to seek help. Hannah Madsen believes it is at these moments people have the greatest opportunity for growth. She believes that all people hold the tools to their own healing and growth, even when they are struggling. Hannah provides a warm and welcoming environment to enter into this journey of self-discovery. She understands that collaboration with individuals, couples, and families is the key to the healing process.
At Foundations Counseling, Hannah Madsen works with a variety of clients who may be seeking services that include:
- Children, Adolescents, and Teens – self-esteem and self-worth issues, anxiety, depression, school and family issues, effects of divorce, grief, blended families, creative play therapy including the use of art
- Mental Health and Wellness – self-care, somatic issues, boundaries, stress, life transitions, empowerment, individual development, and women’s specific counseling
- Family Relationships – blended families, second marriages, communication, pre-marital counseling, parent and child communication, building trust and understanding
- Parenting Issues – setting and holding boundaries, family systems issues, co-parenting, and parental guilt
Hannah Madsen holds a Master of Science Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Wisconsin – Stout, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from the University of Minnesota. She works with clients utilizing a variety of techniques including: narrative therapy, somatic techniques, solution-focused therapy, and attachment based therapy. Hannah is interested in mental health care across the lifespan and works with a variety of modalities, including family systems, to better understand her clients’ experience.
Hannah Madsen began her work in supporting others over a decade ago while mentoring and guiding college-age students. She went on to seek more involvement with children and families, and began providing in-home therapy to children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, as well as working with their families. Across her experience, Hannah’s work has encompassed families of different cultural backgrounds, blended families, families struggling with boundaries, and families looking to communicate more effectively. She also has extensive experience working with young women struggling with self-esteem, grief, life transitions, anxiety, and depression. Hannah enjoys incorporating play therapy and art into her work with children and teens.