Meredith Garcia, MSW, MA
Meredith is a certified CBT for Anxiety & OCD specialist and has completed the clinical training program through the Center for Anxiety Training. In addition, Meredith has successfully completed an advanced training program in CBT-I (CBT for Insomnia). Meredith received both her Master of Social Work and Master of Arts in Women Studies and Gender Studies degrees from Loyola University Chicago. Meredith received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Indiana University Bloomington. Meredith’s clinical experience includes working with young adults, adults and older adults in hospital, skilled nursing and outpatient settings. Additionally Meredith is a certified personal trainer and leads group fitness classes.
Meredith has a passion for the mind body relationship; specifically how physical and mental health are connected. Her therapeutic approach utilizes CBT, mindfulness and recognition of being gentle with the mind and body throughout life’s journeys and transitions. Meredith has advanced clinical training and experience working with clients experiencing symptoms associated with anxiety, depression, OCD, ADHD and Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors such as hair pulling and skin picking. Meredith believes taking care of the whole body is essential to a flourishing well-being. Meredith utilizes a strength-based approach, reminding her clients of their strength and resiliency.