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Madeleine Dreyfus, LCSW
My approach is warm, collaborative, and respectful.

Our Team

Madeleine Dreyfus, LCSW


Licensed in



Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy (ERP or EXRP), Harm Reduction, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic, Solution-focused, Strengths-based

Therapy Style

My approach is warm, collaborative, and respectful. I believe in joining with clients through supportive, non-judgemental interactions, to help clients to better understand themselves and their experiences, and to help foster skills and tools to improve coping in the face of challenges.


MSW - Social Work, University of California Berkeley

License Number and State

CA 95521



Why did you become a mental health professional?

When I'm not working I am enjoying time outside either hiking, exploring the beach, or local parks, or I'm playing around with new recipes in the kitchen.

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

One thing that I have gotten in the habit of doing to support my own well-being is taking a few minutes to identify what I am thankful for. Especially on days that feel harder, this can bring me back to a more peaceful and grounded mental space.

How do you recharge?

Being outside is my best medicine! I love the feeling of the sun and the sound of the rain. Any time I am having a hard day or feeling drained even a few minutes outside can usually make me feel a little better.

Do you have any pets?

I currently have two sweet kitties, Wiley and Phoebe, who are snuggly and playful, though have very different personalities. I have always dreamed of running a rescue shelter for strays and often have to fight the urge to fill my home with dogs.