Dr. Stephen Madigan is internationally recognized as a highly gifted couple therapist.

Phone Dr. Madigan’s assistant at 604-688-7860 or email narrativevancouver@gmail.com

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Dr. Stephen Madigan holds two Masters Degrees (MSW, MSc) and a Doctorate Degree in Couple and Family Therapy. He is the director of the Vancouver School for Narrative Therapy and the primary supervisor to Norway’s National Couple Conflict Team.


In 2017 Dr. Madigan taught, trained and supervised hundreds of therapists in couple and family therapy in numerous cities across 4 different continents. Dr Madigan was awarded the American Family Academy (AFTA) Distinguished Award for Innovative Practice in Couple and Family – Theory and Practice (a first for Canada). 


Dr. Madigan’s American Psychological Association (APA) graduate school series text book entitled, Narrative Therapy – theory and practice is a bestseller across the United States and Canada. The 2nd edition will be published in September 2018book


The American Psychological Association filmed Dr. Madigan’s acclaimed work in a 6-part ‘live session’ video series using an 8-person film crew and Emmy award winning director that captured his unique therapy practice. Dr Madigan’s has been highlighted and cited in scores of international publications, online teaching websites, and books. 

Couples seeking relationship help must be careful about who they choose to entrust their relationship life to. As in any other field – all couple therapists are not equal. Most 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 relationship therapist might possibly be one of the most important decisions you’ll make in your lifetime. Dr Madigan invites you to choose carefully.