Meg Quintana

LICENSES
  • MHP (Mental Health Practitioner)

EDUCATION
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  • Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

  • Two years of doctoral coursework

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE
  • 32 years of counseling experience in various settings (mostly outpatient)

  • Play therapy specialist – work with children as young as 5

  • Children & Adolescents: As a child and adolescent therapist, I specialize in issues related to family problems, abuse and trauma, behavioral acting out, anxiety and depression

  • Parents: Parents are an integral part of treatment with children and teens. Therefore, assisting parents with parenting skills and strategies to improve the parent/child attachment relationship are usually a part of treatment

  • Adults: I am skilled in assisting with anxiety and depression issues which are usually related to stress, self-esteem, abuse and/or relational problems, and lack of empowerment

  • Couples Counseling: I am able to remain unbiased while helping couples better understand one another, and improve communication and intimacy

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS
  • Helping individuals create deep and lasting changes in their lives, increasing self-esteem

  • Brain spotting: For trauma and deep emotional problems, accessing one's true self

  • Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) as a therapy for trauma as well as other disorders

  • Improving relationships with children and parents and within adult relationships

SPECIALTIES
  • Parenting Concerns

  • Children with Behavioral Disorders, Trauma, Depression and Anxiety

  • Disturbing Life Events/Trauma

  • Divorce and Family Problems

  • Childhood and Adult Abuse

  • Couples and Marital Counseling

  • Adults including Depression, Anxiety, PTSD & Trauma, Relationship issues including divorce & verbal abuse, stress, life changes, & parenting

CLIENTS
  • Children and Teens (ages 5 to 18)

  • Adults

  • Couples

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS / ACTIVITIES