University of Wisconsin–Madison

Madeline C. Barger, MS, LMFT, BCBA

Program Coordinator, Autism Treatment Programs

Madeline Barger, MS, LMFT, BCBA

Madeline Barger, MS, LMFT, BCBA, is a board certified behavior analyst and licensed marriage and family therapist. Barger is the clinic coordinator in the Autism Treatment Programs at the Waisman Center and the lead clinician for teens and adults in the program. Barger provides direct service, program and treatment planning, and case management to families and individuals. She also helps create and implement clinical structure, facilitate and lead trainings, triage clients, and implement procedures for therapists and clients in the clinical setting. Barger has extensive experience in providing both autism and mental health interventions to individuals and families across the lifespan. Her experience also includes individual, couple, and family therapy, sex education and therapy, program design, social skills, ABA intervention, and parent groups. Barger previously worked as a lead clinician in a center-based program to create interventions for school-age children, teens and adults with autism as they transition toward independence in school, employment, and relationships. Barger holds a certificate in internet psychology and specializes in working with teens and young adults with autism on managing internet and sexuality concerns and other behavioral challenges.

Professional Certifications and Education

  • BA, Communication Arts and Music Performance – University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • MS, Marriage and Family Therapy- Edgewood College
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • BACB Verified Course Sequence- Ball State University
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst