Award winning and internationally recognized Dr. Stephen Madigan is viewed as one of the best couple therapists in Vancouver. He is universally considered as a highly gifted individual and couples counselling marriage and family therapist.
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Dr. Stephen Madigan holds two Masters Degrees (MSW, MSc) and a Doctorate Degree in Marriage and Couple’s Therapy.

He was one of the youngest, best Canadian Counselors to receive a PhD in Marriage and Couple 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 Canada.

Narrative Therapy Theory and Practice, Stephen Madigan's APA textbook


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 couple therapist might possibly be one of the most important decisions you’ll make in your lifetime. Dr Madigan invites you to choose carefully.