Meghan received her master’s degree in clinical rehabilitation and mental health counseling from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a specialization in psychiatric disabilities. Here, she completed extensive research and defended her master’s paper, “Protective Factors and Treatment Efficacy in Adolescent, Young Adult, Adult, and Older Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss.” Before her master’s degree, she received her bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in human development and family studies from the University of Alabama.
Meghan gained clinical experience working with kids and families in an intensive in-home program with Easterseals UCP and with teens and young adults in a psychiatric hospital in North Carolina. During her undergraduate years, she completed clinical hours at a university affiliated child development research center to gain knowledge in understanding and catering to the important needs of children based on individualized experiences that can affect overall child development. In working with adults, Meghan’s draws on her child development training to help clients understand how early experiences inform current choices.
Meghan is passionate about helping her clients navigate the daily challenges brought on by life experiences. She strives to create a judgement-free space where clients of all ages can safely explore their unique life stories at a pace that is comfortable for them.
Meghan utilizes a person-centered approach to therapy with components from acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). She is also a certified rehabilitation counselor. This credential supports her in working collaboratively and therapeutically with individuals affected by disabilities.
In her free time, you can find Meghan going on walks with her dog, enjoying live music, and searching for the best coffee shops in the area.
Meghan is under the supervision of Rebekah Jones, LPC, CPCS.