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Meet Our Counselors

Anxiety Disorders

Mood Disorders

Children 10+ to Adults

Megan Cheek Garriss, MA, LCMHC, NCC

I am a native of North Carolina with over a decade of experience providing counseling services to a variety of clients from children through adults.


I have extensive training and experience in dealing with the following conditions:

  • Bipolar

  • ADHD

  • Post-partum depression

  • Anxiety

  • Depression


In addition, I am skilled at working with a variety of human issues facing individuals today, including:


  • Stress

  • Teen angst

  • Bullying

  • Domestic violence

  • Spousal violence/abuse

  • Divorce / Separation - adult

  • Divorce/Separation - child coping


  • Trauma

  • Separation Anxiety

  • Social Skills

  • Anger Management

  • Bereavement/Grief

  • Sexual Abuse - processing as adult

  • Conduct/Behavior Problems

  • Self-esteem 

  • Challenges/conflict resolution

  • Parent Coaching - Elementary age through Young Adults

I began work as a therapist and program director at a local Critical Access Behavioral Health Agency (CABHA) and eventually served as the clinical director for two local CABHAs.  I returned to a private practice setting where I continue to provide comprehensive clinical assessments and therapy for children, adolescents, teens, and adults. My therapeutic approach follows that of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Person Centered Therapy while also utilizing play therapy tools.  I specialize in the treatment of anxiety disorders, mood disorders, behavior management, trauma, parenting, crisis intervention, and other disorders of childhood.

In network with most BlueCross BlueShield (Except BlueHome, BlueLocal, and BlueValue), Optum/United, UMR, Aetna, and Cigna

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