Edgewood College

The Family Center

The Family Center

Client Portal

Clinic Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - 9am to 6pm
Wednesday, Friday - 9am to 4pm

Visit Us

8025 Excelsior Drive
Madison, WI 53717

Tel: 608-663-6154

Fax: 608-664-9854

Psychology Today

The Family Center Office


The Family Center is a community based, affordable outpatient mental health clinic and the training center for Edgewood College's Marriage and Family Therapy Graduate Program. Our mission is to support the growth, transformation, and overall wellness of our clients, staff, and the community within which we serve.


Truth: We support the search for personal truth as a meaningful process.

Compassion: We provide non-judgmental client care with mindful compassion

Justice: We strive to empower disenfranchised populations.

Partnership: We believe quality service is enhanced through partnerships.

Community: We work together for the common good with dedication to service.


We impact the community by providing affordable, high quality mental health care and by training students for ethical leadership in our field. We embrace and treasure diversity and build community through a commitment to inclusion. We facilitate student learning with a strengths-based model in order to support futures of meaningful service.

At The Family Center, we believe that Black Lives Matter. As mental health providers, we are committed to the overall wellness of our clients, staff, and the community within which we serve. We see you; We support you; We stand with you; We are here for you. Black Lives Matter


Individual Therapy

  • Crisis & transitions
  • Anxiety & depression
  • Grief & loss
  • School or work problems
  • Trauma issues
  • Eating disorders

Family Therapy

  • Parent/child Issues
  • Infant & early child mental health
  • Adolescent/teen issues
  • Divorce/separation adjustment

Relationship Therapy

  • Premarital/marital counseling
  • Communication issues
  • Sexual concerns

Identity Therapy

  • Ethnic
  • Cultural
  • Spiritual

Alcohol & Drug Use Disorders

  • Individual Support
  • Couple/Family Counseling

Support Groups

Men's Group

Held weekly on Thursdays from 1-3pm via WebEx

The Men's group meets weekly to discuss the impact mental health has on their lives. By connecting and interacting, the men in this group discover new and inspiring ways to navigate the obstacles preventing them from experiencing life to its fullest.

Women's Group

Held weekly on Thursdays from 11:30am-1pm via WebEx

The women's support group meets weekly and is open to clients of The Family Center as well as anyone who identifies as a woman in the community at large – all are welcome! This group will create an ongoing space for women to give and receive support from others in their community.

Crisis Support

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
800-273-8255 | suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Dane County Crisis:

Dane Co. Behavioral Health Resource Center:

Crisis Text Line:
text HOME to 741741 | crisistextline.org


The Family Center offers confidential, affordable psychotherapy services for children, teens, individuals, couples and families of the South-Central Wisconsin community.

Our clinic has a very generous sliding scale fee structure, ranging between $15 and $75 and based on the federal poverty guidelines. We accept cash, checks and credit card payments for services. Payment is due at the time of service.

We are unable to accept insurance.


Clinical Director

Sam Egelhoff, MS MFT
Core Faculty & Supervisor

Operations Manager

Julie Jensen, MS MFT
Core Faculty & Supervisor


Our staff of mental health clinicians and graduate interns has been trained in the family systems approach. This means that we believe problems are best understood in the full context of everything a person faces. Our staff will help you examine the many factors that contribute to the issues you are experiencing.

Services are provided by second-year graduate students and professionals working with and under the supervision of Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and AAMFT approved supervisors.

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