Megan Anderson is a psychotherapist who’s passionate about what’s possible. She believes that no matter what your challenges are, you can change your life and relationships for the better.
The decision to reach out for support can be difficult or feel vulnerable. Megan is warm, friendly and approachable. She has an energetic optimism that many find uplifting and encouraging.
Megan enjoys working with first-time therapy clients and helping them feel comfortable navigating the therapeutic process. She also specializes in helping clients who struggle with issues related to anxiety and stress, depression, improving self-confidence, turning around thoughts and behaviors that hold people back, life transitions, gaining motivation to pursue goals, trauma and relationship difficulties.
Her goal is to offer a positive counseling experience that makes clients feel deeply cared for and understood. Megan excels at building long-term relationships with clients and joining alongside them as they seek change, perspective, validation, and guidance.
Through therapy, Megan wants her clients to feel seen and heard. She emphasizes the relationship between herself and her clients as a way of exploring stories, emotions, strategies, and one’s hopes for the future. Megan strives to bring genuinity, playfulness, curiosity, and reassurance to her work. She also looks to provide encouragement to do something different and find meaning in our distress.
Megan received her Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She holds licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, in the state of Wisconsin. Megan maintains regular clinical supervision and professional development to enhance her learning as well as the quality of her work.
Prior to practicing in outpatient therapy, Megan worked in a hospital setting on an acute inpatient psychiatric unit. She held various roles at the hospital for over five years, providing therapeutic services in formats that included: individual, family, and group work. She has worked with adults, adolescents, and families focusing on a variety of goals ranging from symptom reduction to wellness promotion.
Megan’s previous work also earned her experience counseling clients in crisis and those experiencing severe and persistent mental illness. Those opportunities have shown her the importance of bearing witness to others pain and suffering while holding onto their strengths regardless of their background, level of distress, or diagnosis.
Megan Anderson, LPC
1661 N. Water Street, #507
Milwaukee, WI 53202
- Eating Disorders
- Life Transitions
- Holistic Counseling
- Healthy Relationships
- Feelings of Overwhelm
- Moving through Grief and Loss
- “First-time” Therapy Clients
Other reasons you might seek my support would be to:
- Get help changing thoughts, feelings or behaviors that are holding you back
- Feel more connected and engaged
- Live a more intentional and values-driven life
- Have more confidence in yourself and your choices
- Foster healthier and more fulfilling relationships
- Let go of past hurts or issues that are negatively affecting your life
- Feel more fulfilled in your career
- Gain feedback on figuring out the how to get “unstuck”
- Be kinder and more loving to yourself
- Manage stress better and re-align with your core values
- Learn to be more optimistic and focus on your strengths