Madilyn Schweikert, AMFT

Therapist in Sacramento & Online

pronouns: she, her

Available Sunday – Wednesday (including evenings)


Relationship & Sex Therapy:
Dating & Premarital
Finding a deeper relationship with attachment focused therapy
Anxiety about sex and relationships

Trauma & PTSD
Childhood Trauma
Abusive relationships
Sexual Trauma

Self Esteem & Self Worth
Finding yourself and feeling more confident in your 20s and 30s



madilyn schweikert therapist sacramento california online

​I help creatives and sensitive folks go deep in their therapy work so they can experience joyful relationships, better intimacy, and less stress & anxiety.


You can experience more fulfillment in your life and relationships! I’m here to support you.


I’m the type of therapist who believes the best therapy involves going deep in our work together so you can have the lasting change you want.


Can we love others if we don’t love ourselves?

Well, yes. No one deeply loves themselves all the time.

I’ve found, though, that when we tune into ourselves with love and acceptance, learn about what our needs are, and attend to ourselves, we do become better partners to our loved ones too.

We also find ourselves in more fulfilling relationships because we’ve done the work that allows us to connect deeply with others in meaningful ways.

And it feels so good!


Life changes.  A lot. Resisting change can cause us even more pain.

(I’m so sorry to be the messenger on this one, but it’s true!)

You like predictability.  You like feeling like you have a sense of control with things and know what to expect.
Sometimes life feels like that.
And sometimes we get hit with things that disrupt our lives, relationships and world–and learning how to explore what this means to us and how we can cope without as much anxiety, fear, stress, depression, or overwhelm can be helpful.
I love supporting clients to learn to trust themselves even when they don’t always know what to expect in situations or life.

I love helping folks heal from traumatic relationship experiences because I know that our earlier wounds can stay with us and continue to cause us lots of pain–there is a way out!

I also love supporting folks who want to learn to have less stress and anxiety in their current relationships.

Embracing the power of expressing our needs isn’t just about better communication—it’s about creating a life where joy and connection flourish. When we give voice to our desires and care for ourselves, we not only enhance our own well-being but also deepen the bonds we share with others.
This journey towards self-expression and fulfillment is a transformative one, filled with moments of discovery and growth.

A Little About Me…

Away from the therapy space, my life is filled with connecting with nature as much as possible, creating and listening to music, exploring new hobbies such as rock climbing and yoga. I like to travel as possible to the coast and spend time with my orange kitty.

Articles by Madilyn

The Green-Eyed Monster in Love: Navigating Jealousy in Relationships

​Formal Credentials

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (#142235)​: Licensed to practice psychotherapy under the supervision of Megan Negendank, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (#93259)

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Sofia University

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Michigan State University



Love Heal Grow Residency Trainings in Progress
Gottman Method Couples Therapy: Level I
Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (Hold Me Tight Program)
Gottman Couples Therapy: Level 2
Gottman Couples Therapy: Trauma and Infidelity
Modern Sex Therapy Institute: Addressing Common Sexual Concerns in Individuals and Couples
Modern Sex Therapy Institute: LGBTQIA Affirmative Therapy
Modern Sex Therapy Institute: Alternative Sexualities/Non-Traditional Relationships
Anti-Racism & Culturally Affirmative Care,
Diversity & Resiliency Institute of El Paso


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