Megan McGruder, LCPC

EMDR Certified Therapist

About Me

Megan is an experienced counselor with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education and healthcare industries. She is certified in EMDR and has received extensive training in working with trauma. She is also skilled in providing clinical supervision, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), crisis intervention, and outreach programming. She has worked with all ages and has provided couples, family, and group counseling. Megan also has experience working with diverse populations. She understands the importance of being a culturally competent counselor and is dedicated to facilitating mental health treatment, education, and awareness while utilizing an inclusive lens.

Education & Experience

Megan graduated from Western Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Science in Education in Counselor Education with an emphasis in clinical mental health. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

ACA ACCA EMDRIA Kappa Delta Pi Chi Sigma Iota

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Couples
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • LGBTQ+
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Cigna
  • Sliding Scale
  • UnitedHealth

Health Alliance