Megan is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Therapy from CSU East Bay and currently has professional eligibility to become a Certified Thereapeutic Recreation Specialist. Megan was a Clinical Assistant at Paradigm and worked as a Recreation Therapy Intern counseling and leading therapy groups at inpatient child, adolescent, adult, and chemical dependency units. Megan is a Volunteer Crisis Counselor at Crisis Text Line and a tutor for youth in foster care at Bay Area Tutorial. Megan specializes in improving mindfulness and building positive experiences through structured, healthy recreation and leisure. Megan believes play is the cornerstone of development across the lifespan, and in nurturing this fundamental need in clients, wellness can be promoted. Megan’s approach considers the whole individual, as each has unique gifts and value. Megan’s goal is to provide a supportive environment in which clients can safely ask themselves the necessary questions to heal, clarify their values, and live a meaningful life that aligns with their strengths and sense of purpose. In her free time, Megan enjoys dancing, practicing yoga, hiking, rock-climbing, baking, gardening, and playing board games.