Meghan K. Hanlon, Psy.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who provides a compassionate space for clients to explore new possibilities for their lives and in their relationships. Dr. Hanlon works collaboratively with clients from a strengths-based therapeutic approach to identify and overcome barriers that prevent them from leading a more productive and meaningful existence. Dr. Hanlon embodies a gentle presence while also challenging clients to grow with greater confidence and ease and move closer to their fullest potential.
Dr. Hanlon draws on her training in psychodynamic therapy, CBT, and mindfulness-based techniques, and she tailors holistic treatment to best meet the unique individual needs of the client. She works hard to provide culturally-competent care for clients to feel safe, valued and empowered. In her work with the charitable organization All Our Kids, she helps underprivileged youth access affordable therapy around the DMV.
Prior to Dr. Hanlon’s current professional activities, she spent several years working with college students at Georgetown University and George Washington University. She completed her APA-accredited doctoral internship at Indiana University, where she received intensive training in eating disorders and disordered eating. Dr. Hanlon received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Chicago.
Dr. Hanlon specializes in sexual orientation and gender identity concerns among the LGBTQ+ community. As a former competitive athlete and current aspiring yogi, she pays significant attention to the mind-body connection, especially when working with trauma, loss, anxiety, depression, and eating disorders. Dr. Hanlon continuously seeks out a variety of training experiences to help her clients achieve greater creativity, balance, and wellness.Back to Clinicans Page View All Washington, DC Clinicians