Teresa McGovern Center

Teresa McGovern Center


Located in Madison, Wisconsin, Teresa McGovern Center offers residential treatment, intensive outpatient programs (IOP), outpatient programs, medically monitored detox, and aftercare to individuals struggling with addiction.


According to Teresa McGovern Center’s website, residents collaborate with counselors to develop individualized treatment plans based on their specific needs. During residential programs, the treatment team employs various approaches, including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectic behavioral therapy, 12-step programs, smart recovery, expressive arts, and family therapy.

Clients in IOP attend four-hour sessions, four days a week. Treatment plans can be tailored for employed clients, allowing them to continue working during treatment. This program follows a similar structure to residential treatment.

The outpatient program at Teresa McGovern Center is the least restrictive level of treatment. The duration of treatment is determined based on each client’s initial assessment. During the evaluation, individuals are assigned to group and individual sessions, which encompass relapse prevention and early recovery groups. There are also specialized groups available for women and teens.

The treatment center collaborates with the court system to offer services to first offenders and underage drinkers.


The facility’s website states that Teresa McGovern Center’s treatment team consists of counselors, addictionologists, psychiatrists, and nurses. An anonymous loved one, surveyed by Best-rehabs.com, rated the staff’s level of training and experience with five out of five stars.


Teresa McGovern Center’s website indicates that residents stay in comfortable, dorm-style rooms surrounded by the Aldo Leopold Nature Center. An anonymous loved one, surveyed by Best-rehabs.com, rated the accommodations and amenities with five out of five stars.


An anonymous loved one surveyed by Best-rehabs.com provided positive feedback. They gave four out of five stars when asked if they would recommend Teresa McGovern Center and for treatment effectiveness.


According to the facility’s website, Teresa McGovern Center accepts a wide range of insurance providers. An anonymous loved one, surveyed by Best-rehabs.com, rated the worthiness of the treatment cost with four out of five stars.

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  • compassion, therapy, housing. Cost. great treatment facility and programs for drug or alcohol dependence.