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Megan Kelly, MA, LMHC, NCC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
National Certified Counselor

Self-Pay & In-Network with Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield (but not EAP or HIP plans)

Through my time as a therapist, I’ve found one common thread that connects us all: even if we didn’t come from the best past, each of us is striving for a good future. Sometimes, despite our best efforts, the weight of the world can make this pursuit feel difficult, if not impossible—and yet, we keep showing up every day, striving through the heartache to build a life we love to live.

My greatest honor as a therapist is this: I have the privilege of supporting you in your striving, where I am given the heart-filling task of holding space and guiding you toward building a life you love to live. I take joy in creating a therapeutic space where you can set those weights down and take a deep, restorative breath—a space where you can be reflective and vulnerable while knowing your story is greeted with compassion and understanding.

 

I thrive when working with highly motivated individuals, creatives, free-thinkers, and entrepreneurs. My specialties include working with helpers, healers, and change-makers who are experiencing burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma. Other areas of interest include working with adult children of emotionally immature parents, sober-curiosity and long-term recovery support, major relationship loss or change, and working with those in non-traditional relationships (polyamory, open relationships, relationship anarchy, etc).

I strive to create a space that is collaborative and connected, rather than cold and clinical. My approach involves creating a partnership with you, where we’ll work together to identify your needs and make progress toward the goals that you set for yourself. My practice is inclusive, anti-oppressive, anti-racist, and affirming of all identities. In my work, I honor the autonomy and integrity of the people coming to me for help. 

Summary of Training & Theoretical Orientation

I earned a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Antioch University, New England in 2019. I have worked in a variety of different roles supporting people from all walks of life, including partial hospitalization programs, outpatient settings, intensive in-home therapy, substance use treatment facilities, and private practice. I have been trained in EMDR, an evidence-based trauma treatment that uses the brain’s natural healing powers to overcome the emotional, mental, and sometimes physical remnants of past pain. I have also been trained in Multisystemic Therapy (MST), which is a type of therapy that seeks to improve systemic drivers for behavioral health challenges in adolescents and their families. I approach much of my work from a systemic perspective and understand that many aspects of mental wellness stem from the environments in which we live, work, and play.

Education

  • Antioch University, New England – Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (2019)

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities – Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature (2012)

License and Professional Memberships

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) License 39004079A

  • American Counseling Association: Member

  • Indiana Counseling Association: Member

  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)

Additional Training

  • Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) virtual training through the EMDR Training Group, Dallas, TX (2021)

  • Family Centered Treatment online certification course through SCAN, Inc., South Bend, IN (2020)

  • Multisystemic Therapy (MST) through the Family Partnership,  University of Denver (2019-2020)

  • Certified Yoga Teacher through Devandai Yoga, Minneapolis, MN (2020)