Megan grew up in McKinney, Texas and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies with a focus on interpersonal communication from the University of Texas at Austin. Soon after graduation, Megan obtained a master’s degree in counseling from Lamar University.
During her undergraduate studies, Megan enjoyed serving in various mentorship roles to children, adolescents, and college-aged students. She volunteered with and worked for Young Life, which led her to see the value of meaningful relationships. After college, Megan began teaching middle school. During her time teaching, she discovered her passion for embedding social-emotional learning in cross-curricular activities. After teaching, she began working for a non-profit that partnered with the high school counseling team. Her role was to advise, support, and counsel students as they prepared for the transition from high school to college. Her practicum and internship experience focused on supporting adolescents’ mental health in both individual and group counseling. She focused especially on supporting those who faced anxiety, depression, family conflict, hardships related to adjustment, and more. Also, she has received PCIT training as required by PCIT International. She has a heart for working closely with clients and their families as they journey through both the peaks and valleys of childhood and adolescence.
In her free time, Megan enjoys spending time sharing meals with family and friends, being outside, playing games, and watching college football with her husband, son, and dog!