Meagan has worked with children for over 10 years in various educational and clinical settings. Meagan specializes in treating school-age children and working in partnership with parents. She is passionate about working with neurodivergent children, utilizing a neurodiversity-affirming approach to honor and value the unique ways the brain develops. Meagan works with clients experiencing anxiety, social skills differences, low self-esteem, emotional dysregulation, or executive functioning challenges, including ADHD and Autistic children and teens.
Meagan utilizes a “whole child” approach in therapy to ensure children feel safe, supported, challenged, and engaged. Her work uses elements of CBT, Play Therapy, and Expressive Therapies. She utilizes neuroscience-informed approaches; including brain-based techniques and nervous system regulation strategies. Her clinical approach is rooted in Attachment Theory and Ecological Systems Theory. She is hands-on, supportive, and collaborative; working closely with clients to build a strong therapeutic relationship. In her parent work, she empowers parents to become attuned to their children, fostering a strong foundation for responding to their children’s needs as they mature through childhood into adolescence and beyond.
Meagan holds a Masters of Social Work from the University of Michigan, a Masters in Education from Southeastern Oklahoma, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan. She is currently a Doctorate of Social Work (DSW) student at the University of Buffalo. Meagan is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Washington, DC, and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois.