Madison Burke, Practicum Student

Madison graduated from Stephens College in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Human Development. She currently is a graduate student at Stephens in the Master of Education in Counseling program.

In college, Madison had several years of experience working with children in a wide variety of settings, primarily in preschool and elementary school levels. In her current position as an admissions counselor at Stephens, she has gained experience working with students and their families as they navigate the college admissions process. 

Madison hopes to work with children and adolescents experiencing anxiety, depression and who are struggling with life transitions. Madison is the biggest dog lover and has a Goldendoodle named Olive that she hopes will complete therapy dog training to be able to help her support clients. Madison approaches counseling holistically and believes in incorporating mindfulness, art expression, movement and nature in her practice.

Madison is from Columbia and is very active in the community! In her spare time, she is a waitress at 44 Canteen downtown, volunteers with the Blue Thunder Cross Country Team, is an avid Pure Barre member, a frequent Capen dog park visitor with her two dogs, Olive and Luna, and is a volunteer foster with the Central Missouri Humane Society!

Madison practices under the supervision of Cate Johnson, licensed clinical supervisor and registered play therapist supervisor with Missouri license number 2011021063.