Madison Community Services
This office is physically closed until further notice. Staff from this office are available via phone and are working virtually.
This clinic is closed until further notice. Staff from this office are still working virtually with clients.
At our Madison Community Services location, we offer:
- Child and Family Counseling - Our counselors work with children and their families to address problems and strengthen family ties
- Fatherhood Resource Program – A fatherhood resource specialist is available to work with any male caregiver living in Dane County
- KinderReady - A free home visiting program servicing families in Dane County with children ages 0-5; Spanish speaking home visitors are available
- Treatment Foster Care - Home-based care for children and adolescents with significant emotional, behavioral, physical or medical challenges
- Respite Care - Temporary child care that provides foster parents a break from their parenting responsibilities
- Special Needs Adoption - Services that connect children who have who have been separated from their biological families, and who may have experienced abuse or neglect, with families who can provide the love, support and stability these children need
Madison Child and Family Counseling
Individual and family counseling is available for children and adolescents who need help with:
- Physical or sexual abuse, neglect or other trauma
- Depression and anxiety
- Low self-esteem
- Problems due to divorce, separation, remarriage or the death of a loved one
- Parent-child conflicts
- Pre- and post-adoption transition
- Anger management issues
- Academic or behavioral problems
- Child and family therapy
- Play therapy
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services therapists have extensive experience working with children, parents and families, including those involved in the child welfare system.
- Kate Brockman, ATR, LPC, is a therapist at Nuestro Mundo Elemtary School and Frank Allis Elementary School in Madison. She received a Masters of Art Therapy with an Emphasis in Counseling from Mount Mary University in Milwaukee. Kate has been working in the field since 2013 and has worked in a variety of different mental health settings. With this, she has gained experience working with clients who are experiencing distress from adjustment difficulties, gender identity, self-esteem, depression, anxiety, ADHD, ODD, socioeconomic stressors, or trauma. Her care philosophy is to approach each client individually while working to create common goals. Her approach is person-centered and focuses on building upon the client's strengths and working in partnership to achieve their goals. She combines the use of evidence based and trauma sensitive practices with art therapy when appropriate to increase engagement and communication.