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Megan Mercurio, LMFT

Megan Mercurio, LMFT

Megan Mercurio, LMFT

Megan Mercurio is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 14 years of expertise treating emotional concerns, relationship conflict, and addictive tendencies. She has a Master’s degree from Capella University in Marriage and Family Therapy and specializes in relationship dynamics. She uses a systemic approach to explore patterns within individuals, couples, and families to gain insight and facilitate change geared toward their desired goals. Megan also has expertise in trauma-informed care and specializes in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) therapy. EMDR is a therapy used in reducing emotional distress and symptoms related to anxiety, fears, and trauma. EMDR is also used to address negative core beliefs that may be the culprit to worry, depression, low self-esteem, and unhealthy patterns related to use of substances.

Experience:

Megan’s work experience has included various drug and alcohol facilities that treat an array of addictive tendencies, centers that specialize in eating disorders, and private practice where she practiced EMDR. She has worked as a clinical supervisor for an intensive outpatient center for co-occurring disorders. Megan’s clinical skill set and theoretical approaches include areas of Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Dialectical Behavioral therapy, Psychodynamic Approach, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, and Trauma-Informed Care. Her specific areas of interest and background with treating problems include areas of trauma and PTSD, various addictive tendencies, eating disorders, and anxiety and panic, OCD, depression, negative thinking, and relationship and attachment issues.

Treatment Philosophy:

Megan has a keen, investigative approach to seeking underlying issues related to the problems that bring people to seek therapy. She has a view on doing therapy that involves a collaborative approach by matching the client’s personality and style and works at a pace comfortable for her clients. She believes therapy can be informative, insightful and the awareness that clients obtain about themselves assists in the cathartic change they are seeking. She strives to assist people in obtaining relief from what it is that brought them into therapy and bring about more frequent, authentic contentment with themselves and their relationships.