I believe in building relationships in therapy that free people to find balance in their own lives.

Our Team

Amanda Madrid, LCSW

Location

Licensed In

CA

Approach

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Harm reduction, Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based

Therapy Style

My clinical practice includes everything from complex mental health diagnoses to people going through a difficult time. I use a person-centered, relational style, and my framework is based on a Psychodynamic approach with an emphasis on family systems. I believe in building relationships in therapy that free people to find balance in their own lives. As a therapist, I focus on you. I want to understand your thoughts and feelings and guide you towards your life goals.

Education

BA - Sociology, Beloit College

MSW - Social Work, University of Southern California

Internship, Child Guidance Center

License Number and State

CA 101502

Pronouns

she/her

What are your interests outside of work?

Reading, farm animals, running, nature

What is one thing you do daily that supports your mental and emotional well-being?

I make certain I have alone time to read or spend time outside to recharge.

How do you recharge?

I recharge by spending time alone with a good book.

Do you have any pets?

I grew up on a sheep farm in a farming community. I grew up with cats and dogs and attempted to domesticate all wild animals, at my parents dismay.