DR. Madolyn M. LIEBING
The creation of Juniper Canyon and the curriculum designed specifically to treat young adult women was guided by the renowned Wilderness Psychologist, Therapist and Outdoor Behavioral Health Eagle Award Recipient Dr. Madolyn (“Maddy”) Liebing.
With over 30 years of experience as a Licensed Psychologist and Marriage and Family Therapist, Dr. Liebing is a clinical leader in the field of recovery and trauma treatment. As the Clinical Director at Legacy Treatment Center and Juniper Canyon, she has supervised and trained numerous staff members and clinicians. Her passion is using the wilderness as an active participant in recovery that naturally facilitates healing, balance, and health. She is especially attuned to women’s issues including treating addiction, mental health issues, trauma/PTSD, anxiety and depression. She is trained and experienced in Adventure Therapy, Wilderness Therapy, Equine Therapy, Family Sculpting, Experiential Therapy, Attachment Therapy/Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
"What I really love
about working at Juniper Canyon is the connection that I get to make with each client and their family. It is amazing to see how the combination of wilderness and clinical treatment naturally combine to create change, growth, and healing. I love to watch the process and to be a part of such a dynamic way to help people.”
Dr. Liebing also facilitates psychological testing and is recognized for having accurate and individualized testing that helps to support and inform treatment and life planning.
With a background in education, she is aware of how therapeutic curriculum serves to form a foundation for recovery and has helped design a curriculum for Juniper Canyon which is specific to the unique way women view the world and themselves.
- Dr. Maddy