Mike Mader, Adolescent Substance Use Counselor

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Adolescent Substance Use Counselor

Professional Philosophy

I believe that people always have positive choices even when they feel stuck. My counseling approaches are person-centered, cognitive-behavioral and narrative. Working recovery is the opportunity to rediscover the world around you to navigate the future that’s ahead.

Ages Served

Adolescents to young adult ages 12-21 and adults

Specialty Areas

Adolescent Community based groups and intervention


Forest Lake, Stillwater, Telehealth
Adolescent community programs for School District 916, Washington, Dakota and Hennepin County

Professional Experience

I have experience working with adolescent clients in residential, outpatient settings, community Brief Intervention and community school based programs.


Associate Degree in Addiction Counseling – Century College
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services – Metropolitan State University

License and Credentials

Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor (LADC)