Julianne MeagherTherapist & Board Approved Supervisor, LCSW-C, RPT
About Julianne Meagher
Julianne Meagher is a social worker and play therapist born and raised in Central Maryland. As a child, she recognized that participating in expressive arts helped her to manage her own anxiety and build her self-confidence. She knew she wanted to work in the mental health field with children and families from a young age and fell in love with play therapy as soon as she learned about it. She enjoys engaging in adventures and playful activities outside of the office with her husband and children.
Education and Training
Julianne is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Board Approved Supervisor, and Registered Play Therapist with the State of Maryland. She received her BA in Psychology with a minor in Theater from Washington College and her Masters in Social Work from The Catholic University of America.
Julianne has extensive training and experience working with children and families. Through her work in different Outpatient Mental Health Clinics in Maryland, she has worked with children from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and familial situations. She has worked with children with anxiety, depression, ADHD, and trauma. Through her work over the past fifteen years, she has also worked with countless children who have suffered the loss of a parent or loved one to the disease of addiction. She has experience and comfort addressing the complicated grief that can be associated with this type of loss. Julianne continues to seek out new and exciting ways to connect with children and families including incorporating digital play therapy tools through telehealth.
In the office, Julianne seeks to provide children and families with a warm, comfortable environment where everyone has the ability to be heard and expressive themselves. She enjoys incorporating play, art, and humor into sessions and specifically tries to engage children using topics and activities they enjoy. She utilizes a variety of approaches including talk and play therapies and believes that each child and family deserves the approach that works best for them. She offers both in office and telehealth appointments.
Association for Play Therapy MD/DC Branch Recipient of the Outstanding Service Award 2022