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Dawn Palumbo-Madera LMHC

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General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 11:30 AM to 09:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 11:30 AM to 09:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 11:30 AM to 09:00 PM
Fridayfrom 11:30 AM to 03:00 PM

Learn more about my:

What would be important for someone to know about working with you?

That I am a professional whose personal story directly outlines everything I am today, and sometimes I cuss.










Other Identities

Gen X



Anger management

Drug addiction & abuse

Impulse control issues

Mood disorders

General Expertise


Relationship Issues


Anger management

Attachment issues

Bipolar disorder

Smoking cessation



Individual Therapy$90

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Mindfulness Practices

Eclectic Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Motivational Interviewing

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)

Training / Certifications

Florida State Certified Addictions Professional

National Board Certified Counselor

Accelerated Resolution Therapy Certified


  • Florida, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, MH16816


Walden University, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, 2016

University of South Florida, Bachelor of Science, Behavioral Healthcare, 2010

Hillsborough Community College, Associate of Science, Human Services and Counseling, 2006

Work History

I started as a "tech" at a residential facility for women dealing with substance abuse issues where I honed my skills at clinical documentation (winning the 2004-2005 human services and counseling award for excellence in clinical documentation while attending community college. As I gained more knowledge and understanding of the behaviors I witnessed as as a driver for the mobile crisis response team in Hillsborough County. Having all access to licensed persons (mental health and social work), who have been "in the field" for decades while traveling to an individual's home performing assessments for a possible Baker Act; we were able to discuss the information and here is where I gained my diagnostic skills. It was also during this time I became fully aware of what is entailed when your rights are taken from you and what is required before they are fully restored. This is not something I take lightly. I also became more culturally aware working with different "populations" within the county. It is important to note that many persons also had to manage other issues such as: medical, legal, violence, child welfare, housing, employment because these "things" don't happen in a bubble. As I moved on academically to the masters level I began working specifically with individuals addicted to opiates who were being treated with Methadone (Subutex, etc) where I rounded out my skills related to treatment development/planning. Being able to develop a working relationship with people based on the concepts of honesty, openness, and a willingness to change

Online Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions About Dawn Palumbo-Madera, LMHC

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Dawn Palumbo-Madera, LMHC, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Dawn Palumbo-Madera accepting new clients?

Yes, Dawn Palumbo-Madera is accepting new clients for online therapy in Florida.

Does Dawn Palumbo-Madera accept insurance?

No, Dawn Palumbo-Madera does not accept insurance.

What types of therapy does Dawn Palumbo-Madera offer?

Dawn Palumbo-Madera offers therapy for individuals.

Does Dawn Palumbo-Madera offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in Florida can book Dawn Palumbo-Madera for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Dawn Palumbo-Madera offer online therapy?

Yes, Dawn Palumbo-Madera offers online therapy via video sessions, phone sessions and live messaging sessions to people in Florida.

How quickly can I see Dawn Palumbo-Madera?

Dawn Palumbo-Madera typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Dawn Palumbo-Madera speak?

Dawn Palumbo-Madera conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Dawn Palumbo-Madera online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Dawn Palumbo-Madera online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.

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