UW-Madison - Department of Counseling Psychology Training Clinic (CPTC)

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Main Office

Department of
Counseling Psychology

School of Education
335 Education Building
1000 Bascom Mall
MadisonWI  53706-1326

Tel: 608/262-4807
Fax: 608/265-3347

Email: counpsych@education.wisc.edu
or by contact form

Counseling Psychology Training Clinic

General Information

The UW-Madison Counseling Psychology Training Clinic is a training facility for the Counseling Psychology (Ph.D. and M.A.) graduate training programs administered by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Counseling Psychology. The clinic seeks to offer high quality, cost efficient and multiculturally competent psychological and mental health services to students and residents of Madison and the surrounding areas. The clinic also supports the research of program faculty and students and seeks to advance understanding of psychological health conditions and services. The clinic is fully committed to the ethical standards of the American Psychological Association (APA) and to all applicable legal standards. The clinic is philosophically guided by a fundamental commitment to psychological practice that is grounded in science, and is concerned with the cultural, dynamic, behavioral, and humanistic processes of counseling practice.

Our clinic provides a range of counseling and psychological services which are available to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Clients needing services unavailable through the clinic are referred to local professionals, agencies, or hospitals equipped to provide appropriate services.  Examples of specific interventions offered at the clinic include individual therapy for work, school, or personal concerns; marriage/divorce counseling; family counseling; and couples counseling.  Therapy is also available for problems including depression, anxiety, stress, adjustment issues, sexual orientation/identity issues, etc. Career and life-planning counseling may also available and group counseling may be available for specific concerns. Clients may refer themselves, or they may be referred by friends, family or other professionals. The clinic reserves the right to determine the appropriateness and availability of services for all clients based on available resources, training concerns and other professional and ethical considerations.

Contact Information

To make an appointment, please call 608-265-8779.
Website: UW-Madison Counseling Psychology Training Clinic
Clinic hours: 
Weekday afternoon and evening sessions available. Please call to schedule an appointment.

Community Support Specialists

In partnership with the Counseling Psychology Training Clinic (CPTC), the Community Support Specialists will provide mental health-related services to UW-Madison students enrolled under Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement programs such as CeO, Chancellor’s Scholars, First Wave, Pathways, PEOPLE, POSSE, and Powers-Knapp Scholars. Services are intended to offer students culturally competent mental health support that enhances their academic engagement and performance. The Community Support Specialists will integrate cultural knowledge, awareness and skills to provide counseling and mental health interventions that are tailored to underrepresented minority students’ needs. All clinical work will be supervised by licensed psychologists affiliated with the Department of Counseling Psychology.

Mun Yuk Chin is an advanced doctoral student in Counseling Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and grew up in both Malaysia and Singapore. As a therapist-in-training, Mun has provided individual and group counseling in community and university settings. She is passionate about working with college students from underrepresented backgrounds and uses an interpersonal approach in therapy to help students navigate their stressors. Her research interests include coping mechanisms and resiliency among sexual and gender minorities, and the influence of social class on mental health. Outside of work, Mun enjoys trying new food and playing with her dog, Fraggle.

Alyssa M. Ramírez Stege is an advanced doctoral student in Counseling Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was born in the U.S. but has lived most of her life in Cholula, Puebla, México. She has done trauma-focused work in community mental health settings and has worked with students as an instructor for various academic enhancement courses. Alyssa understands that a person’s values and worldview influence how they relate to themselves and others, and believes understanding their unique experience is essential to facilitating coping and healing. Her research interests center on how to understand and incorporate cultural factors into traditional psychotherapy. Outside of work, Alyssa enjoys snuggling with her cats Oma and Veneto, and spending time with friends and family, particularly when there is home cooking involved!  

To schedule a counseling appointment, please call the CPTC at 608-265-8779

Mun Yuk Chin


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