Madden Wellness strives to introduce a comprehensive approach to helping clients discover the real reasons behind failed attempts at making lasting changes for your wellness concerns. At Madden Wellness, obesity and other issues are viewed as a clinical problem and thus, are treated with evidence-based, clinical interventions. Let me help empower you in discovering a new path to health and wellness, one free of strict diets, preoccupation of food and stressful timelines. Some of the issues I can help you address are:
- Weight Management
- Self Confidence
- Body Image Issues
- Stress Reduction
- Disordered Eating (Food Addiction)
- Motivation and Goal Setting
- Psychological Intervention for Sport and Exercise (Mental Toughness Exercises)
- Performance Concerns in Sport and Exercise (Strengthening Focus)
No matter the type of change you want to make, Madden Wellness can help. Let me show you a different path to reach your health goals and find the motivation you need in making lasting change. If you are serious in discovering a new way to better health and a better lifestyle, then please take a look at the services provided and contact me today. I can’t wait to help you get started!
Amber has been working in the mental health field since 2008. She has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from University of the Cumberlands and a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Union College of Kentucky. She is a Licensed Counseling Professional Associate (LPCA) certified by the Kentucky Board of Counseling. She is a member of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, as well as active in the Eating Disorders and Obesity Graduate Certification from Northern Illinois University. Amber also belongs to the professional organization, the American Counseling Association.
She has spent her career working with both children and adults in a variety of treatment settings. Amber is skilled in treating various mental health issues and has maintained most of her career as an addictions specialist. She utilizes her skills in addiction to assist her clients in identifying destructive habits, "food addictive" patterns, and develop a positive approach to overall health and wellness. She has a passion for assisting clients in achieving their healthy goals and learning to love nutritious foods and exercise. Amber provides a safe, caring and comfortable environment to promote healing. Her approach is non-judgmental and her goal is to help you feel at ease while exploring a new path to wellness.
Amber also has a significant background in working with children and their families. In her previous position as a Social Worker, she often worked with families with a variety of concerns including: substance abuse issues, child maltreatment, child neglect and abuse, domestic violence, parenting skills, court-mandated services, family issues and much more. She is confident in helping both children and their families find unity and a sense of togetherness every family strives for.
When she is not working, Amber enjoys running, hiking, cycling and spending time with her family. She has been an avid runner for over a decade. Amber has participated in many organized sporting events, including cycling tours, running races and has successfully completed a half marathon. In 2014, she had the opportunity to participate as a member of a Psyching Team for the Run the Bluegrass Half Marathon. Amber gravitates towards a mindful eating approach by selecting clean, nutritious foods while welcoming a balanced indulgence from time to time.