Michael A. Gerst, LCSW, CSAC

Michael A. Gerst, LCSW, CSAC

Michael has provided clinical social work and psychotherapy to Madison area residents during the past 10 years. His passion is working with clients to improve their quality of life through the use of cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy. Additionally, Michael is well versed in 12 step recovery concepts and has worked well with clients who are seeking a deeper recovery from addictions.

Areas of interest:

  • Adjustment disorders, anxiety, depression
  • Mindfulness practice
  • Young adults and adults in stage II recovery from addictions
  • EMDR


  • MSW, UniversityofLoyola,Chicago
  • MA, Spirituality, St.LouisUniversity
  • MDiv, Aquinas Institute

Licenses and Certification:

  • LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, State ofWisconsin
  • CSAC, Certified Clinical addictions counselor

Professional Affiliations:

  • National association of Social Workers