Madison West is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in individual and couples therapy, and maintains a private practice in Kennesaw, Georgia.
With over eleven years e xperience as a marriage and family therapist, and as a graduate of Pepperdine University specializing in family systems theories, she is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Madison began her career working with parents and children in the home where she first developed and implemented behavioral programs for children struggling with developmental disabilities and behavioral challenges. The experience of working with families in a home setting was invaluable.
Madison has extensive experience working with survivors of trauma and has completed advanced training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as well as Weekend 1 and Weekend 2 of EMDR, or Eye Movement and Desensitization Reprocessing. EMDR is a powerful treatment option that has successfully treated trauma, anxiety, panic, and many other emotional problems. Madison has completed Level 1 and 2 of John Gottman’s advanced couples therapy training. Madison approaches therapy with experience working with individuals and families in various settings but with similar goals in mind. This knowledge gives Madison an ability to understand and empathize, as her therapy aids her clients to experience positive change in their lives, moving from fear to freedom, from suffering to happiness. A Southern California native, Madison relishes all things outdoors—preferably in the sunshine. In her downtime, Madison enjoys running, cooking, and adventuring with her family and their mini pig, Squeakers.