Internationally recognized, Dr. Stephen Madigan is universally considered as a highly gifted individual and couples and family therapist.

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Dr. Stephen Madigan holds two Masters Degrees (MSW, MSc) and a Doctorate Degree in Marriage Therapy. He was one of the youngest, counselors to receive a PhD in Marriage and Couples Therapy.


In 2008, Madigan was awarded the American Family Academy (AFTA) Distinguished Award for Innovative Practice in Family – Theory and Practice (a first for Canada). Dr. Madigan was awarded a “Top five conference clinical presenter” by The American Association.


Dr. Madigan’s American Psychological Association (APA) graduate school series text book entitled, Narrative – theory and practice (2011) is now an APA bestseller across the United States and


In 2010, the American Psychological Association featured Dr. Madigan in a 6-part ‘live session’ video series of his work. An 8-person film crew including an Emmy award winning director captured the inner workings of Dr.Madigan’s unique practice. Dr. Madigan continues to train hundreds of therapists each year throughout the world. His work has been highlighted and cited in scores of international publications, books and journals.

People seeking relationship help must be careful about whom they choose to entrust their relationship life to. All separation therapists are not equal, and many are under trained and inexperienced to work with the complexities of modern relationships – regardless of how they may advertise themselves. Who you choose as your therapist might possibly be one of the most important decisions you’ll make in your lifetime. Dr Madigan invites you to choose carefully.