Hi, I’m Megan Malick, and I help individuals and couples who feel caught, stuck, and overwhelmed in their life and relationships. I create safe space for you to dive deep into the well of your life and relationships. Through compassion, curiosity, and creativity, I create sacred space where you discover the buried treasures of courage and hope within you. We collaborate to assist you in reconnecting and renewing your relationship with yourself and others.
In the Past
Like many of the clients I serve, my journey through life has been long and wandering. A born spiritual seeker and lover of learning, my first career was as a middle school English teacher who sought to help students become authors of their own story. What I quickly discovered was that the trauma, stress, anxiety, and depression affecting many students impeded their ability to engage fully in the classroom. This discovery as well as the recognition of how my own traumatic childhood experiences affected my life started me on a quest to engage individuals, couples, and communities in practices to heal body, mind, and spirit. For the last twenty years, I have worked in schools, hospitals, churches, non-profit counseling agencies, and community based mental health settings to assist individuals, couples, families, and communities to identify and change the intergenerational patterns that prevent them from having fulfilling relationships.
I believe each person is born whole and holy, and it is in the context of relationship with self, a trusted other, and a Higher Power that healing occurs. I see myself as a midwife in the process of helping you become the person you were born to be.
Professional Education, Training, and Authorization
Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary English Education from Millersville University (1999)
Master’s of Divinity from Lancaster Theological Seminary (2009)
Post-Graduate work in Marriage and Family Therapy at The Council for Relationships (2015)
Master’s of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Evangelical Seminary (2019)
Authorized and Ordained Pastor with the United Church of Christ (2011)
Certified Prepare/Enrich Facilitator 2014
Certified Step Family Coach through the Stepfamily Foundation (2015)
Clergy Partner with Wisdom’s Table United Church of Christ in Lancaster (2017)
Gottman Level One Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy (2017)
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (2019)
Pursuing licensure under the supervision of Dr. Janet Stauffer working toward becoming a licensed marriage and family therapist (on-going)
Philosophies and Therapeutic Models
I integrate therapy modalities to balance body, mind, and spirit. I incorporate elements of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Interpersonal Neurobiology, Internal Family Systems, Contextual Family Therapy, and Bowen Family Therapy.