Megan Oravetz, LPC
Megan has been working in the mental health field since 2006. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia. Megan’s approach to therapy could best be described as “systemic” (socially-embedded), goal-oriented, compassionate, and holistic. As a relationship-oriented therapist, Megan enjoys helping couples who are experiencing significant distress in their relationship – with communication, intimacy issues, and parenting. She is also passionate about helping women who struggle in their interpersonal relationships and with emotion regulation/anger. Additionally, Megan often works with youth undergoing difficult transitions and enjoys including family members in the therapy process when possible.
Megan is a native of Virginia and graduated from the University of Virginia and later received her master’s degree from Regent University. Megan has conducted research and interventions for children with emotional and attention difficulties (such as ADHD and anxiety) at UVA and the Child Study Center of Virginia Tech. She also served as a victim advocate and counselor for survivors of sexual abuse and trafficking at Restored Hope of Dallas Texas. Most recently, she worked for two years serving military families and expats near a U.S. Army base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. She is currently a member of the American Psychological Association and the ACA.
Megan has three little boys and an active dog, and together they enjoy hiking, exploring, and doing all things “water.”
Specialties: Family/marriage/couples, parenting and relationship issues, teen/adolescent issues, youth ADHD, personality disorders, anxiety disorders, conduct disorders, DBT skills and military lifestyles.