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: 608/265-4174

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.
Clinic hours: 
Weekday afternoon and evening sessions available. Please call to schedule an appointment.
For information about fees, hours, location, parking, services, and appointments, see About CPTC.

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.

Dorcas Akinniyi Jansen is an advanced doctoral student in Counseling Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was born in Indiana but grew up in Texas. Dorcas completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology, and her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology all at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Throughout her training in counseling she has remained committed to working with college students of color. As a clinician, Dorcas appreciates building a relationship with her clients and using that as the foundation of the therapeutic work. She aims to understand the unique and individual perspectives that contribute to her client’s worldviews and pulls from theoretical approaches that put the client first. While remaining conscious of contextual variables contributing to distress, Dorcas hopes to facilitate the growth, change, and healing most meaningful to the individual. She has experience working with various presenting concerns including identity development, trauma, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, relationships concerns, and interpersonal issues related to family, friends, or romantic partners. Outside of therapy, Dorcas enjoys watching movies and working out. Most of all, she loves spending time with her family and playing outside with her son, Royal.

Hannah Glenn is a doctoral student in the Department of Counseling Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is originally from Indianapolis, IN, and completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology with a Concentration in Cognitive Neuroscience at Manchester University in northeastern Indiana. Hannah then moved to Nashville, TN, where she worked as a Research Analyst at Vanderbilt University and volunteered as a Crisis Counselor for Crisis Text Line. Her desire to pursue doctoral studies in Counseling Psychology was motivated by recognizing disparities in mental health services available to racial and ethnic minority and low- income populations, paired with a desire to increase the accessibility of multiculturally competent, affordable mental health services. Hannah’s approach to psychotherapy centers around understanding the way our past experiences inform how we navigate the world and then recognizing, shifting, or strengthening those patterns to promote healing and growth. She has previously served as a Posse Mentor for the Posse Program and is thrilled to have the opportunity to both continue and expand her work with DDEEA students. Hannah loves to bake, read books, and spend time with her cat and dog in her free time. 

To schedule a counseling appointment with ​dorcas or hannah, please​
call the CPTC at 608-265-8779 or ​​send an email.


Hannah Glenn

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