Jennifer Madden is a marriage and family therapist, licensed in both Iowa and Kansas. Jennifer is currently living and practicing in Kansas. Jen is offering teletherapy through Integrative Psychology Services, as well as once monthly in-person sessions in Iowa. Jennifer believes we are created for connection and seeks to help build or re-build deep and meaningful connection in the lives of her clients. She often sees people struggling with anxiety, depression, past trauma, relationship distress, or parent child problems, who feel overwhelmed and emotionally distraught. Jen strives to create space for people to feel safe, to speak and be heard, and to process these challenges and create change. Jen believes that compassion is the key to finding peace in the midst of turmoil. Jen offers services for individuals, couples, families, and teens.
In 2000, Jen received a doctorate in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Purdue University. She taught at George Washington University in Washington, DC, for a short time before leaving academia to become a full-time homeschooling mom to her six children. During those years at home, Jen and her husband founded and ran a pregnancy help center and taught marriage preparation classes and NFP classes. Jen currently teaches introductory psychology courses at Benedictine College as an adjunct professor. A deep desire to serve her community led her to complete her master’s in family therapy through Friends University in Kansas City. She now provides therapy services through a local clinic as well providing teletherapy through Integrative Psychology Services. Jennifer lives with her husband and five of their children in Atchison, Kansas. Her oldest son serves in the Marine Corps. In her free time, Jen enjoys reading mystery novels and practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.