Coronavirus Emergency Planning and Preventative Measures

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Updated Friday, March 20, 2020 Telemedicine during COVID-19 MPA is committed to providing care to our patients and serve our community during this time. To accomplish this, we have implemented virtual visits for some appointments. Your provider or a staff member will be in touch before your appointment to confirm the visit. Virtual visits (also […]

Becoming a New Patient at MPA

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  Congratulations! You’ve made it this far. You’ve decided to pursue therapy or medication management, and you’re considering seeing someone here at Madison Psychiatric Associates. We hope we can be of service to you. Here are a few things to consider as you begin your journey with us. If you need help immediately, or if […]

MPA Clinician Supports Food Security

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“We joined this coalition because it aligned with our belief that students should be hungry to learn, not hungry,” said Lea of the Food for Thought Initiative. “Research unequivocally demonstrates hunger impairs health, learning, behavior, and the ability to attend and focus.”

Why I Meditate

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Photo by Kelvin Valerio from Pexels Why I Meditate Dr. Michael Sweetnam, PhD … And Why You Should, Too. I believe that meditation is an important element of health, along with good sleep and regular exercise. These are all things that you can do to improve your sense of wellbeing. There is a large body […]

Dealing with Anger

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by Noam Gordon, Ms.C, LPC Anger outbursts are not fate’s decree. They are not only manageable, but also controllable, and can be minimized dramatically. Self-directed anger is usually considered problematic, causing bitterness which leads to guilt feelings and sadness. Anger directed towards others is perceived as healthier, because the individual unloads their angers, and by […]

Pediatric Neuropsychological Evaluations

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By Karen Kane, PhD This is some information about why a child might benefit from an evaluation, as well as some details about the process. If you would like more details, there is a brochure that can be downloaded from our website. What is Pediatric Neuropsychology? Pediatric neuropsychology is a professional specialty concerned with learning […]


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For years now, I have used mindfulness with patients, in my personal life, and as a scientist, conducting randomized controlled trials funded by the NIH (see, for example, MacCoon, et al., 2012). In fact, my interest in mindfulness led to my graduate studies in Clinical Psychology with a focus on the role of attention in […]