Megan Neitling, LMHC
Mental Health Therapist, Sex Therapist, Sexualities Educator
- Mental Health Therapy
- Sex Therapy
- Sexualities Education
Reasons Clients Seek Treatment
- Communication Issues
- Comprehensive Sexualities Education
- Couples Counseling
- Creative Relationship Structures:
- Ethical Non-Monogamy, Open Relationships Polyamory, Relationship Anarchy, Swinging
- Cross Dressing
- Ejaculation Issues
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Agender, Bigender, Gender Diverse, Gender Fluid, Gender Nonconforming, Gender Queer, Gender Questioning, Gender Variant, Intersex, Non-Binary, Pangender, Transgender
- LGBTQ+ Concerns
- Marriage Counseling
- Mismatched Sexual Desire
- Non Sexual Relationships
- Out of Control Sexual Behavior*
- Painful Sex
- Pleasure Enhancement
- “Porn Addiction”*
- Porn Related Issues
- Pre-Marital Counseling
- Rekindling Desire
- “Sex Addiction”*
- Sexual Arousal Concerns
- Sex and Disabilities
- Sexual Orientation
- Sex Related Issues
- Support for Sex Workers
Clinical Limitations & Referrals:
Megan does NOT work with clients presenting with the following issues as primary clinical concerns: untreated sexual abuse, untreated substance use, untreated trauma, unmanaged mental health (BiPolar Disorder, OCD, Depression, Anxiety, Personality Disorders, etc.) or untreated grief and loss. Megan will refer clients out within the firs few sessions to an appropriate clinician in lieu of engaging in Sex Therapy or Sexualities Education.
*Megan’s positionality on Sex & Porn Addiction aligns with AASECT.
There is not “sufficient empirical evidence to support the classification of sex addiction or porn addiction as a mental health disorder” and “sexual addiction treatment methods” are not “adequately informed by accurate human sexuality knowledge”. Additionally, treating issues using “a porn or sexual addiction” model “cannot be advanced by AASECT”, or Megan, “as a standard of practice for sexuality education or therapy”. However, Megan does treat clients with Out of Control Sexual Behavior. She can discuss appropriate, and ethical, treatment options during a consultation.
Megan Neitling (she/they) specializes in providing Mental Health Therapy, Sex Therapy and Sexualities Education to individuals, couples, partners, and groups.
Megan is a member of The American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). Megan has acquired years of training to obtain the necessary skills and knowledge to provide Sex Therapy and Sexualities Education. Megan strongly believes that sexuality and gender are an inherent, essential, and beneficial dimensions of being human (AASECT, 2019).
Megan has speciality training with Kink/Fetishes. They listed on the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom (NCSF) as a Kink-Knowledgeable Clinician. 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 Non-Monogamy. They are listed on the PolyFriendly provider directory.
Megan describes themself as a caring, bubbly, Queer, sex positive, body positive, culturally competent, & open-minded.
Megan is a full time PhD student studying Human Sexuality at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, California. They are currently writing a chapter about Sexual Diagnosis and the DSM for an anthology being published in 2020. 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.
“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 to meet your specific needs. Therapy will focus on solutions for your concerns. They believe in a collaborative approach to treatment.
Megan is an integrative therapist, meaning they use a variety of approaches during treatment. Megan also believes in a client-centered approach to treatment. They focus on the therapeutic relationship and the empathic connection with the client(s). Megan utilizes interventions or techniques from Mindfulness, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Sensate Focus, Family/Marital Systems, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Feminist Theory, The Gottman Method, Emotionally Focused Therapy, & more.
“Masculine and feminine roles are not biologically fixed but socially constructed.”
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Contact Megan Neitling, LMHC
Megan’s Office Address
600 E Carmel Drive, Ste. 146 Carmel, Indiana 46032