Child Group Therapist
Megan Doyle received her Masters and Bachelors in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a specialization in clinical mental health. During her graduate studies, Megan’s clinical training focused on crisis stabilization, trauma informed care, and community mental health interventions. Megan’s ultimate treatment goal was to reduce rates of inpatient hospitalization and keep patients healthy in their communities. This objective carries on in Megan’s practice of mental health care today.
Upon graduation, Megan went on to work at Streamwood Behavioral Health System, a hospital for children and adolescents with a range of emotional, behavioral and social challenges. Megan obtained clinical experience providing outpatient therapy, group therapy, intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization care. Furthermore, she was responsible for treatment planning, crisis prevention, crisis intervention, and behavior modification.
As a therapist, Megan approaches children and families with a strengths-based focus to encourage open engagement and participation in treatment. In addition, to cognitive-behavioral and dialectal behavior therapy, Megan utilizes motivational interviewing, creative expression, and play therapy as treatment modalities when working with children. Overall, Megan’s objective is to advocate for her patients’ best care, and work as a partner to empower children and families to meet their treatment goals and facilitate the healing process.