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
- Agender, Bigender, Gender Diverse, Gender Fluid, Gender Nonconforming, Gender Queer, Gender Questioning, Gender Variant, Intersex, Non-Binary, Pangender, Transgender
- Infertility support (IUI/IVF)
- Infidelity Recovery
- LGBTQIAP+ Concerns
- LGBTQIAP+ Family Planning
- Marriage Counseling
- Mismatched Sexual Desire
- Out of Control Sexual Behavior*
- Pleasure Enhancement
- “Porn Addiction”*
- Porn Related Issues
- Pre-Marital Counseling
- Rekindling Sexual Desire
- “Sex Addiction”*
- Sexual Arousal Concerns
- Sex and Disabilities
- Sexual Orientation
- Sex Related Issues
- Support for Sex Workers
Clinical Limitations & Referrals:
Megan will refer clients out to an appropriate therapist if a client presents with the following as a primary clinical concern: sexual abuse or trauma, substance use, or personality disorders.
*Megan’s Positionality 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 Neitling (she/they) specializes in providing Mental Health Therapy, Sex Therapy and Sexualities Education to individuals, couples, partners, and groups.
Due to COVID, Megan is currently a virtual provider which means all therapy services are provided online through a secure TeleHealth Video platform. TeleHealth allows clients to receive therapy from the comfort of their own home or from their private work office. Many clients feel TeleHealth is more convenient than traditional in-person therapy. Plus, clients often feel TeleHealth is just as effective, if not more effective, than in-person therapy. Learn more about TeleHealth in my Practice Policies & Information.
Megan has acquired years of training to obtain the necessary skills and knowledge to provide specialized clinical services. 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 has additional clinical training with Kinks/Fetishes. They are listed on the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom (NCSF) as a Kink-Knowledgeable Clinician. Megan also has experience working with infertility. Megan assists individuals, couples, and partners as as they navigate fertility treatments (IUI/IVF).
“Open relationships can give you the freedom to create unique relationships, explore yourself and your sexuality, and challenge society’s expectations.” – Tristan Taormino
Megan describes themself as kind, caring, bubbly, Queer, sex positive, body positive, culturally competent, & open-minded.
Megan is currently 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. Megan’s research is examining: What is a CACREP trained Licensed Mental Health Counselor’s (LMHCs) knowledge, attitude, level of comfort, and willingness to discuss or treat concerns about sex, gender, or sexuality with clients?
Megan also wrote and published a chapter about the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual’s (DSM) Medicalization of Sex and Gender for an anthology on Glocal Sexual Literacy.
“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.”
Contact Megan Neitling, LMHC
Email Megan below to discuss availability and scheduling. Please submit your name, email address, phone number, and Insurance provider with your message.
Due to COVID, all sessions are being held virtually using secure TeleHealth Video.
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For Mental Health Emergencies call 911 or visit your nearest hospital.