Mary Madrigal, Ph.D.
Newsletter Editor, Learning Communities
Mary Madrigal, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and mental health expert who has worked in the mental health field for well over 20 years in a variety of positions and settings. She has extensive experience working in both the psychosocial/recovery model and in traditional community mental health programs. Dr. Madrigal's has diverse therapeutic skills that include humanistic existential approaches and her behavioral health experience includes, acute inpatient psychiatric, outpatient settings, residential, partial hospitalization, facilitating psycho-educational groups, providing outreach in the community, crisis management, state and federal regulated documentation, working on crisis teams, assessment, treatment planning, interventions, and community integration. Dr. Madrigal is a highly effective and skilled clinician working with a wide range of conditions and challenges including but not limited to severe and persistent mental health conditions. Dr. Madrigal has a Bachelor of Science in Human Service from the University of Phoenix, Master of Arts in Psychology, and a Ph.D. in Psychology from Saybrook University (formally Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center). She is currently working as a director of a large community mental health program in Southern California. She has extensive experience working with federal, state, and county programs. Dr. Madrigal has a well sought after educator and presenter. She has taught, lectured, and presented at a variety of conferences, workshops, and institutions including the 2006 American Psychological Association Conference in New Orleans, Mental Health of American - Meeting of the Minds Conference, Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, CASRA, Society for Humanistic Psychology, and Pacific Institute in San Francisco. In addition to Dr. Madrigal having extensive clinical experience, she is also extensively skilled in the daily operations, management, and finance of a healthcare agency.