Madeline Stone

Madeline Stone

Clinical Psychologist
Bachelor of Arts/Science, Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), Master of Psychology (Clinical)

Pronouns: She/Her

 

Madi is a warm and friendly clinical psychologist whose practice is guided by values of compassion, respect, and authenticity.

Approach

Madi aims to provide a welcoming, non-judgemental, and compassionate environment for clients to safely explore their experiences and lives. Madi believes in a collaborative approach to therapy so that clients feel empowered to make their own choices. She focuses on understanding each unique client and their challenges in order to best support them, working together to form a clear picture of the reasons causing the person’s difficulty. Madi utilises evidence-based interventions, jointly working to create meaningful goals for therapy to best guide her work with each client and ensure positive outcomes.

Experiences and Interests

Madi has gained experience and training across private mental health hospitals (inpatient and outpatient), public mental health facilities, as well as community centres, and forensic settings. She enjoys working with individuals and group-based therapy. Madi’s work has included experience working with children, young people, and adults, who are experiencing a range of difficulties, including anxiety, depression, relationship issues, stress, substance use, trauma, low self-esteem, autism spectrum disorder, personality disorders, bipolar affective disorder, sleep issues, perfectionism, and adjustment to significant life changes. Madi has a particular passion for supporting people with emotion regulation difficulties, and young people with social anxiety.

Therapies

Therapies Madi uses a variety of evidence-based therapies, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, and relaxation. Madi tailors her approach to each client to best meet their needs.

How is Madi described by her clients?

Clients tend to describe Madi as helpful, caring, easy to talk to, and authentic.

Madi personally

Madi enjoys being active with her energetic fur-baby, traveling, yoga, reading, baking, listening to music, and getting into a good TV show or podcast.