Dr. Gina Madrigrano
Dr. Gina Madrigrano is a clinical psychologist with training in health science and psychology. She has extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Madrigrano is also a forensic psychologist who specializes with sex offenders and violent offenders. She has a particular interest in prevention, with a holistic approach to mental health, and she has been actively involved in research as well as in clinical interventions, including supervision. She conducts individual, family, group treatment and workshops.
Gina has facilitated workshops to train professionals in various settings. She has developed treatment programs in major institutions as well as in small community agencies, and lectured in universities and colleges in Quebec and Ontario. Finally, she has presented research and offered workshops at conferences in America and overseas. She has been a principal investigator and a co-applicant on successful grant applications, and main or co-author on over 30 publications.
Dr. Madrigrano’s approach to treatment is eclectic and adapted to the specific needs of each client. She provides a nurturing, accepting, client-centered atmosphere, helping clients to feel empowered and in control of their lives. Her theoretical orientation integrates cognitive-behavioural (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), neurobiopsychosocial and positive psychology, emotion-focused, experiential and systems theory. In addition, she incorporates findings from the areas of medicine, nutrition, alternative treatments, epigenetics, and neuroplasticity.