Megan Neitling, LMHC, CST
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, Sexualities Educator, & Online Therapy Provider
- Mental Health Therapy
- AASECT Certified Sex Therapy
- Sexualities Education
- Online Therapy Provider
Reasons Clients Seek Treatment
- Affair Recovery
- Communication Issues
- Comprehensive Sexualities Education
- Couples Counseling
- Creative Relationship Structures:
- Ethical Non-Monogamy, Open Relationships, Polyamory, Relationship Anarchy, Swinging
- Emotional Connection
- Agender, Bigender, Gender Diverse, Gender Fluid, Gender Nonconforming, Gender Queer, Gender Questioning, Gender Variant, Intersex, Non-Binary, Pangender, Transgender
- Infertility Support (IUI, IVF, Embryo Adoption, Surrogacy)
- Infidelity Recovery
- Insecurity (Sexual or Relational)
- LGBTQIAP+ Concerns
- LGBTQIAP+ Family Planning
- Marriage Counseling
- Mismatched Sexual Fantasies or Desires
- Mismatched Sexual Drive or Libido
- Out of Control Sexual Behavior*
- Performance Anxiety
- Pleasure Enhancement
- “Porn Addiction”*
- Porn Related Issues
- Pre-Marital Counseling
- Rekindling Sexual Desire
- Religious Sexual Shame or Guilt
- Repair Trust
- “Sex Addiction”*
- Sexual Arousal Concerns
- Sexual Desire Concerns
- Sex and Disabilities
- Sexual Orientation
- Sexual Pain Disorders
- Sexual Rejection Recovery
- Sex Related Issues
- Sexual Shame or Guilt
- Support for Sex Workers
Megan is a Virtual Provider, which means all therapy services are provided online through a secure HIPAA Video TeleHealth platform. With Online Therapy, Megan can provide Sex Therapy or Sexualities Education anyone living in Indiana, allowing more folx to access specialized care. Online services allows clients to receive therapy from the comfort of their own home or from their private work office. Many clients feel Online Therapy is more convenient than traditional in-person therapy. Plus, Online Therapy is just as effective, if not more effective, than in-person therapy. Learn more about Online Therapy on my F&Qs page.
Megan’s Services & Specializations
Megan Neitling (she/they pronouns) specializes in providing Mental Health Therapy, AASECT Certified Sex Therapy and Sexualities Education to Couples, Partners, and Individuals via TeleHealth. Megan is one of ten AASECT Certified Sex Therapists (CST) within Indiana.
About Megan: Background & Training
Megan is described as kind, caring, bubbly, Queer, sex positive, body positive, kink/fetish affirming, non-monogamy affirming, culturally competent, & open-minded.
They acquired years of training and education to obtain the necessary skills and knowledge to provide specialized clinical services.
Megan specializes in Couples and Partners Therapy. They have advanced clinical education, training and experience working with couples or partners to improve sexual, emotional, and relational issues. Megan is LGBTQIAP+ affirming and provides services to the Queer community. They advertise their clinical services on OutCare, the LGBTQ Healthcare Resource. Megan is affirming and knowledgeable about Polyamory and variations of NonMonogamy. They are listed on the PolyFriendly directory. Megan has additional clinical training with Kinks and Fetishes. They are listed on the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom (NCSF) as a Kink-Knowledgeable clinician. Megan also provides Infertility support. They assist individuals, couples or partners through the physical and emotionally challenges of fertility treatments (IUI, IVF, Embryo Adoption, Surrogacy).
Megan is an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist (CST). To become AASECT Certified, Megan was accepted into a PhD program in Human Sexuality where they obtained 150+ hours of specialized clinical training in Sex Therapy and Human Sexuality. They completed 300+ clinical hours providing Sex Therapy and obtained 50+ hours of Sex Therapy Supervision.
“Open relationships can give you the freedom to create unique relationships, explore yourself and your sexuality, and challenge society’s expectations.” – T. Taormino
Megan is a full time PhD student studying Human Sexuality at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, California. They attended Indiana State University and obtained a Master’s of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. They also received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Indiana University with a minor in Women’s Studies.
Megan is currently writing their dissertation proposal for their PhD program. Megan’s dissertation is examining the historical medicalization of sexual behavior, sexuality, and gender within the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM). Megan also wrote, and published, a chapter about the DSM’s Medicalization of Sexuality and Gender for an anthology on glocal sexual literacy titled Locating Critical Sexuality (2021).
“Sex lies at the root of life, and we can never learn to reverence life until we know how to understand sex.”
Megan’s Approach To Treatment
Megan believes anyone seeking Mental Health services, Sex Therapy, or Sexualities Education deserves accurate and comprehensive information.
During clinical treatment, Megan’s techniques and interventions will be customized for your specific needs to meet your goals. Therapy will focus on solutions to your concerns through the use of intentional therapeutic interventions. Megan believes in a collaborative and client-centered approach to treatment. They utilize feedback from the client(s) to tailor the therapy services while focusing on the therapeutic relationship and the empathic connection with the client(s).
Megan is an integrative therapist, meaning they use a variety of interventions and clinical tools during treatment. Megan utilizes techniques from Sensate Focus, Family/Marital Systems, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Feminist Theory, The Gottman Method, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Non-Violent Communication, Mindfulness, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, & more.
“Masculine and feminine roles are not biologically fixed but socially constructed.”
Megan’s Position on Sex & Porn Addiction
Megan does not believe in diagnosing, or treating, folx with a “Sex Addiction” or “Porn Addiction”. However, Megan does treat clients with Out of Control Sexual Behavior. Megan can discuss appropriate, and ethical, treatment options during a consultation. Megan agrees with AASECT that “linking sexual urges, thoughts or behaviors to a porn or sexual addiction cannot be advanced as a standard of practice for Sexuality Education or Sex Therapy”.
Contact Megan Neitling, LMHC, CST
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Your sessions are held online, from anywhere in Indiana, via a HIPAA secure video platform. You can use a mobile phone, tablet, or computer to access the video session.
Session Rates & Payment Methods
Learn more about Session Rates on the F&Qs page.
Accepted Payment Methods: Credit, Debit, Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Please note, Megan Neitling, LMHC, CST does not accept insurance.
- Information on Superbills for potential Out of Network Reimbursement can be found here.