Connection and growth are two basic needs Megan believes most of us crave. She is passionate about helping people meet these needs so they can experience satisfaction, meaning, and joy in their lives. Megan’s approach pulls from several theories, including client-centered, relational, and strengths-based. She values the impact of one’s culture and life circumstances all while recognizing the importance of one’s relationships and sense of belonging. Additionally, Megan believes that safe relationships bring upon change. She strives to provide an atmosphere of respect, warmth, and non-judgment to foster unconditional regard and deeper understanding. She also strives to promote positive changes in the lives of the individuals that she works with. Megan works to empower clients with a variety of strategies including effective emotional expression, coping skills, and value congruent living. Lastly, she believes HER purpose in life is to create a safe and open-minded space for individuals who are wishing to explore, expand upon, or address issues related to their faith and spirituality.
Megan studied Clinical Psychology at the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago. While at Adler, she was fortunate enough to train in a variety of settings including community mental health centers for marginalized populations, an Illinois Department of Corrections work-release program, and prominent college counseling centers such as Northwestern and Indiana University. She has seven years of experience working with adults, young adults, teens, and their families at intensive levels of care including both Intensive Outpatient and Partial Hospitalization Programs treating individuals with eating disorders, mood and anxiety, trauma, and co-occurring disorders. She is trained in several evidence-based practices including DBT, ACT, and Exposure Response Prevention.
Megan can accept clients with the following insurance plans: BCBS PPO, Aetna, & UBH/United Healthcare. Megan can also accept all self-pay clients.
Kristen and her group are amazing and talented therapists. I highly recommend them!
Counseling Works’ owner Kristen is lovely and great to work with. All the clinicians are very professional and friendly, and the therapy space is very modern, stylish and welcoming. I highly recommend contacting them if you are looking for counseling services in the Naperville or Frankfort area.
Kristen + her team of skilled therapist are top of the line! The Counseling Works team care about their clients and provide the best service in the area!
Counseling Works has an excellent team of clinicians and you will be in great hands!
This is an awesome practice. You will feel cared for and taken care of. All the clinicians are excellent!
This facility is awesome. Professional and caring staff! They are great therapists who aren't afraid of delving into the hard stuff. They are transparent yet keep the boundaries clear. If you are seeking a therapist, I recommend them!
The owner, Kristen, is a pleasure to work with. The office space is inviting and relaxing as well. I recommend giving them a call if you are seeking counseling services.
Professional staff, clean & comfortable environment, flexible appointments, easy to find location and close to the highway with ample parking.
Phenomenal group of people - you can't go wrong with Counseling Works!
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