Paula Cain Gorman, MSSW, Ltd
Paula Cain Gorman received her masters degree in social work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, in 1991, with concentrations in school social work and substance abuse. Her undergraduate degree is in Sociology and Anthropology, earned at Lake Forest College.
Paula works with clients of all ages, providing individual, marital, family, and group therapy. Trained as a family therapist, areas of expertise include divorce, remarriage, and step-families. She has extensive experience working with teen issues, child abuse, incest, developmental crises, sexual orientation and life stage transitions.
Paula believes the way in which people approach life, and navigate interpersonal and intrapsychic relationships is heavily influenced by attachments and environmental circumstances. As a social worker, Paula recognizes the importance of self-determination to make conscientious decisions to modify behaviors.
Paula is trained in Interpersonal Reconstructive Therapy(IRT) and uses genograms, play therapy, and gestalt techniques to illuminate awareness of relationship patterns and cultivating constructive alternatives. Paula is well trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), enabling clients of all ages to move beyond traumatic interruptions to lead enriching lives.
Paula enjoys working with a diverse clientele, recognizing the richness of various cultural experiences and backgrounds.
Thomas J. Moran, Ph.D., Ltd.
Dr. Moran, a licensed psychologist, received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Wisconsin -Madison. Prior to that, he received his Master's degree in Educational Psychology with a specialization in School Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Moran has maintained a private practice in Madison since 1986. He specializes in using cognitive behavioral therapy in working with clients with Attention Deficit Hyperative Disorders, mood disorders, and more serious behavioral and emotional issues. He is available to complete psychological evaluations. He consults with a variety of social service agencies.
Linda Bloom, MSW, Psy.D., Ltd.
Dr. Bloom received her doctorate in Psychology from the Wright State University School of Professional Psychology in 1982. Prior to that she was a clinical social worker for 9 years having earned a masters degree in Social work from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She has been in private practice in Madison, Wisconsin for over 25 years doing psychotherapy, evaluations and consultation.
Dr. Bloom works with children, adolescents, college students and adults of all ages in individual, couples and family therapy. Her practice includes the treatment of adjustment disorders, mood disorders, stress/anxiety and trauma, as well as life transition issues. She utilizes an assortment of therapeutic techniques including cognitive/behavioral, interpersonal and insight oriented approaches. She has extensive training in DBT and has participated in many workshops over the years in marriage and family counseling as well as individual interventions.
In addition to psychotherapy and counseling, Dr. Bloom does psychological evaluations for the courts, attornies, and various human service agencies. She has served as a consultant for multiproblem families, the chronically mentally ill and the developmentally disabled. She welcomes phone inquiries from potential new clients looking for a caring, competent and experienced therapist.