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Finally, you have a trusted professional to count on during this challenging time… The STRESS Doc.

With 47 years of clinical experience and devoting the last 35 years exclusively to full-time private practice, Dr. Richard E. Madden is eager to share with you his expertise and passion for rational living and emotional well-being.


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Richard E. Madden, PhD, LCSW, is someone who has demonstrated his caring and commitment by obtaining advanced, post-graduate training in Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Relaxation & Stress Reduction Training, Hypnosis, Biofeedback, Couple Therapy, and Clinical Sleep Counseling.

This training makes it possible for him to help you help yourself to improved personal well-being and relationship satisfaction.

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Dr. Madden earned his MSW in Clinical Social Work and his PhD in Electromedical Sciences. He is licensed in New York State as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) for the direct practice of psychotherapy with individuals, groups, couples and families.

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REBT/CBT is a modern, efficient and results-oriented approach toward achieving unconditional self-acceptance, frustration and discomfort tolerance, emotional control, elimination of self-defeating behaviors, mood management and improved love & work relationships. Dr. Madden defines this relative freedom from self-imposed emotional distress and self-defeating behavior as “rational living.”

With 47 years of clinical experience, post-graduate training and advanced credentials, Dr. Madden is eager to share his expertise with you for improved emotional well-being, personal effectiveness, relationship and life satisfaction.

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Perfectionism & Procrastination: Tag Team Trouble

Perfectionism and Procrastination are each formidable foes by themselves.  But when teamed-up, together they can inflict even greater damage to our performance and emotions. This…

Of Course: Choosing Indifference Over Disappointment

This post is a work in progress like many topics and themes I tackle using my evolving application of REBT and Stoic thought to life…

You Always Hurt the One You Love

“You always hurt the one you love, the one you should not hurt at all; You always take the sweetest rose, and crush it till…

Experience the Joy of Rational Living

Learn how to gain relative freedom from self-imposed emotional distress and self-defeating behavior.