Megan is a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern with the state of Florida. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Integrative Biology with a specialization in Education from the University of Florida and a Master of Science in Clinical Psychology from the Institute for the Psychological Sciences (Arlington, VA). Megan has experience working with children, adolescents, young adults, adults, and families. While primarily using Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy, Megan takes an open and collaborative approach to create a client-centered and strength-based therapeutic environment. Megan also has experience in Child-Centered Play Therapy and Filial Therapy, giving parents the tools needed for successful parenting.
Megan has lived and worked in six different states, giving her a diverse background with which to connect with clients. She has primarily worked on college campuses helping to decrease the stigma of mental illness, providing psychoeducation related to drug and alcohol abuse, increasing awareness related to domestic violence and sexual assault, and offering individual counseling.
With experience in treating a range of mental health concerns, Megan is equipped to treat anxiety, mood disorders, difficulties with transition or adjustment, interpersonal conflicts, substance abuse, eating and body-image disorders, and to assist victims of sexual assault. Megan encourages her clients to develop effective coping skills and self-care strategies, to manage stress and anger, and to foster healthy interpersonal and communication skills.