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Megan McLaughlin

Emily Souder


Mental Health Therapist, Trauma Therapist

"The journey to and through parenthood can open old wounds and create new ones. I believe people have the ability to heal these wounds and access the strength and confidence within themselves to become who they long to be."

Whether you are looking for support, clarity, healing, or to "dig deep", Megan is ready to help you meet your goals.


Research shows that traumatic experiences can become "stuck" in the body, and convince us that the trauma is still occurring. Through evidence-based therapies we can work together to put your experiences in the past and give the story an end.


By getting to know the parts of us that protect our most young, vulnerable, and hurt parts, we can go to those parts, understand the significance, and produce healing.

Megan is a fierce advocate for empowering and supporting women. She grew up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, attended Penn State University, and Graduate School in Baltimore.  She grew up riding horses and has always loved all animals, especially her black lab hound mix "Darcy".  She loves walks and spending time outside, exploring the vast and diverse neighborhoods of Baltimore, and spending time with friends and family.


  • Licensed Certified Social Worker - Clinical (LCSW-C)

  • Certified in the Instinctual Trauma Response (ITR) Method 

  • Level 1 trained in Internal Family Systems (IFS)

  • Certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) 

  • Trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy

  • PSI - Certification in Perinatal Mental Health 


  • Therapist for the University of Maryland, Center for Infant Study, focusing on attachment, resource building, and early childhood development.

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Megan McLaughlin's Services:

Individual Therapy


One-on-one support to work in-depth on struggles with depression or anxiety, to process a difficult or traumatic birth or other life experience, or simply to gain extra support.  

Group Therapy


Afterglow: Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Therapy Group  - An 8-week therapeutic support group for those experiencing symptoms of postpartum depression or anxiety in the early years of Parenthood. Connecting with others on the shared experiences of life with a newborn is one of the most effective methods for improving maternal mental health.

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