Meghan Tikekar, LCMHC-A (Wake Forest)
Therapy is more than a comfy couch and a good listener; it’s a safe space to examine, reflect, goal-set, and learn new skills to align with such goals. My hope for you is that when you step into my office you feel supported in a non-judgmental collaborative setting while being provided space for autonomy, diversity, free-thinking, authenticity, and mutual respect. I specialize in treating clients with trauma-related disorders, anxiety, depression, gender dysphoria, as well as grief, and loss. I am most passionate about working with members of the trans community as well as all individuals within the LGBTQIA+ umbrella. Through the utilization of evidence-based practices, I use an integrative, gender-affirming, holistic approach combining Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness.
I currently hold licensure in North Carolina as a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate. I received a Masters of Science in Clinical Counseling, from ECU, with a certificate in Military Trauma Counseling. My professional background began working within the behavioral health unit at an Infectious Disease Clinic, working with individuals who were dually diagnosed with HIV and mental health and/or substance use disorders. From there, I went on to work in outpatient settings for both mental health and substance use, including working closely with the military veteran population to decrease suicidality and homelessness.
At this time, I offer both telehealth and face-to-face sessions.