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The more you know yourself, the more patience you have for what you see in others. 

~Erik Erikson


Integrative Somatic Psychotherapy:

Integrative Somatic Psychotherapy includes the body, mind, emotion and energy of your system in the healing process. Traditional psychotherapy is combined with various mind-body exercises and modalities to support physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. Christine utilizes a client-centered, strength-based and compassion-focused approach to psychotherapy as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. 

A combination of the following somatic therapy approaches may be used in your session based on the clinical assessment of your needs from your therapist and with your permission:

  • integrative body-centered psychotherapy

  • mindfulness & meditation

  • guided imagery

  • movement

  • breath awareness

  • Somatic Experiencing®

  • EMDR


Psychotherapy session with woman
Psychotherapy Session with man

Areas of focus for psychotherapy:

*Currently working with adults only

Positive impacts may include:

  • self-awareness and confidence

  • attunement to one's own body

  • ease and comfort

  • healthy connection with others

  • self-regulation and motivation

  • curiosity for the healing process

  • authentic communication

  • resilience and capacity

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Christine Milovani, LCSW, SEP, has 25 years experience as a social worker in Madison, Wisconsin and surrounding areas. Throughout her social work career, she has focused on an integrative approach of psychotherapy, somatic therapies, eastern philosophy, health and spirituality.


Christine holds a safe and grounded space for healing, while approaching each person with genuine support, authenticity and an open-heart. Sessions are tailored for what is needed in the moment and a partnership is created to focus on healing the whole person.

Education & Training:

  • Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Marquette University

  • Masters in Clinical Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Wisconsin

  • Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner and Assistant, Somatic Experiencing® International

  • EMDR Level I/II Therapist, EMDR Consulting, EMDRIA approved

  • Tai Chi & Qigong Instructor, IIQTC 250+ hours

  • Clinical Hypnotherapist, The Wellness Institute

  • Mindful Self-Compassion training with Kristy Arbon, Kristin Neff and Chris Germer

  • Motivational Interviewing, UW-Madison, Laura Saunders

  • Health Coaching, VHA and PIRE

Please note that clinical assessment, diagnosis and interventions are only offered within psychotherapy sessions, and only offered for Wisconsin residents due to state licensure.

You may choose to engage in Integrative Somatic Wellness sessions to support your health and wellbeing, if you are not interested in the psychotherapy approach. 

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For medical or mental health emergencies, call 911 or go to your nearest Emergency Department.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255


  • Adjustment Disorder

  • Anxiety

  • Attachment

  • Depression

  • Chronic Illness

  • Communication

  • Compassion Fatigue

  • Coping Skills

  • Emotional Eating

  • Emotional Regulation

  • Grief & Loss

  • Identity


  • Life Transitions

  • Mood and stress

  • PTSD

  • Relationships

  • Self Esteem

  • Trauma Recovery

  • Women's Health

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