Megan Slater, LPC, APCC is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the District of Columbia since 2016 and an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor in California. Megan received her Masters of Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University in Arlington VA in 2014 and her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Guilford College in North Carolina in 2010.
Megan is a trauma informed advocate whose primary experience is working with adults with severe mental illness. She has also worked with adults experiencing substance abuse, homelessness, PTSD, codependency, relationship dysfunction, depression, anxiety, psychosis, low self-esteem, clients in crisis (perceived and actual), partial outpatient hospitalization, and in transitional housing.
She believes that each person has their own destiny and we have the answers to the questions we seek inside us. As a trained therapist, she supports her clients to create a safe container to help guide them back on their own path and deeply understand themselves in a non-judgmental environment.
Megan utilizes evidenced based treatment modalities to assist clients including: trauma informed care, motivational interviewing, Gestalt Chair Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, CBT and narrative therapy to support each client uniquely. She also has created and implemented a Relationship 101 course that guides the individual through healthy relationship skills.
She has experience working with severe mental illness since 2011 and specifically welcomes working with: codependency, adults, and trauma survivors. She enjoys creating sustainable community connections to decrease loneliness/isolation and increase connectivity.
In her free time, she enjoys writing songs, playing guitar, playing with her dog, running, swimming, dancing, singing, seeing live music and going to open mics to practice performing.