Megan Schlude is a Licensed Professional Counselor and provides individual, couples, and group therapy. Megan earned a BA in Psychology from the University of South Florida, and a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology.
Her background includes providing psychotherapy in private practices, college counseling centers, inpatient psychiatric hospitals and community mental health agencies. Megan sees clients for anxiety, depression, general counseling and life transitions. Her specialty areas of clinical focus include perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, emotional support during fertility issues, and general support for women struggling with motherhood. She has specialized clinical training in maternal mental health issues.
Megan also has experience and training in the treatment of eating disorders, including those occurring during pregnancy, substance abuse, trauma, and working with weight loss surgery patients. Her clinical work in bariatrics includes experience conducting pre-operative evaluations and post-operative individual and group counseling.
Megan utilizes an attachment based approach in therapy coming from a psychodynamic orientation, with a major focus on the relationship between client and therapist. Evidence based practices that are shown to be highly effective, along with the client’s input, are used to create treatment goals to ensure progress in sessions. She also believes strongly in the mind-body connection and takes a holistic approach to wellness.