Registered Social Service Worker
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Meghan is a Registered Social Service Worker (RSSW) with over 17 years of experience working in Children’s Mental Health in the Waterloo Region. Meghan provides individual counselling support to children ages 5 and up, adolescents and young adults up to age 25, as well as their families. Meghan has experience supporting with a range of presenting concerns including anxiety, attachment needs, behavioral issues, mood and self-esteem challenges, autism, ADHD, and emotion dysregulation. In addition, Meghan has extensive experience providing support to parents of children with mental health concerns, to better understand their children’s challenges and learn strategies to support their children’s needs. Parenting a child with mental health concerns can be confusing, tiring and emotional, Meghan’s gentle and confident approach equips parents with the tools they need to effectively support their children with building success in their lives.
Meghan utilizes techniques from Solution Focused, Dialectical Behavioural (DBT), and Cognitive Behavioural (CBT) and attachment therapies, to encourage the ability to be present in the moment, develop healthy ways to manage and cope with daily life stressors and improve relationships, while working from a client centered, strengths-based approach. Meghan has extensive training in "Connect", which is a program known to "promote social, emotional and behavioural adjustment and attachment security in children and youth between the ages of 8 and 18 years of age". Meghan has worked in a variety of sectors including school-based programming, residential services, child welfare and community services. Through these experiences, Meghan has gained extensive knowledge in navigating the complex children’s mental health system and can support with accessing community and family supports, as well.
In her free time, Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, being outdoors as much as possible, or enjoying a cup of tea with a book.
Individual Therapy, Couples Counselling,Family Therapy, and Consultation
Will Therapy Services offers a wide range of services including: Individual Therapy (Ages 10 and up), Couples Counselling and Family Therapy. Goals for treatment are always determined by you, the client and treatment interventions are individualized to your specific needs - there is no "one size fits all" approach at Will Therapy Services.
Here at Will Therapy Services, we utilize various treatment methodologies to assist clients on their therapeutic journey including Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Cognitive - Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused approaches, Psychodynamic therapies, Emotion-Focused (EFT), and Narrative therapies. Further to this, Theresa has extensive training in trauma and has began the process of becoming a Certified Brainspotting Practitioner, a cutting edge trauma specific treatment for all age ranges. Please see Areas of Expertise section for more detailed information regarding each specific treatment area and the scope of practice.
Additionally, Will Therapy Services offers consultation services for a wide range of challenges you may be experiencing with your child (ages 6 and up). Navigating the children's mental health and school systems can be tiring, confusing and exhausting. Will Therapy Services is available to provide consultation in regards to children's mental health services, systems challenges and other available supports in the Waterloo Region.
The cost of services range from $120 to $160 per therapy hour (50 minutes), plus HST (Psychotherapy only has HST). Please ask for more information about how to access our reduced rate. Psychotherapy and Social Work services are covered by many benefit companies. Please check with your benefit provider and let us know prior to your session to ensure you maximize your coverage.
You do not require a referral to book an appointment. Please see our Contacts section for information on how to book an appointment. Please specify which therapist you would like to book an appointment with.
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900 Guelph Street, Suite 203
Kitchener, ON, N2H 5Z6