Meg Miller is a Registered Social Worker with over 10 years of experience in the mental health field. She completed her Masters of Social Work at the University of Toronto, as well as her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at the University of Guelph. She has since worked in a variety of settings, including community agencies such as Youthdale Treatment Centres within the Center for Individual and Family Therapy, as well as within primary care at a Family Health Team.
Meg is deeply passionate about supporting others in navigating life’s challenges to increase functioning, healing and growth through a non-judgemental, gentle and nurturing approach. She believes in the importance of honouring and acknowledging our capacity, resilience and shared humanity. Meg is described by others as deeply compassionate and genuine, with the innate ability to help others feel seen, safe and heard.
Meg believes in the transformative impact of regular engagement in mindfulness and compassion. Her own experiences of grief and loss have enabled her to more meaningfully connect and support others in addressing their own challenging life situations. She also has a unique ability to equip people with positive and productive ways to be in relationship with self and others, and in how to be in the world despite challenges and suffering.
Meg’s clients include children, youth and adults who may be struggling with or interested in exploring anxiety, depression, grief and loss, life transition, chronic pain, self-esteem issues, bullying, pregnancy, parenting and relationship conflict. Meg uses an integrative approach that is trauma and attachment informed that draws on a variety of therapeutic modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Person Centred Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, alongside other mindfulness and compassion-based approaches, to support her clients in meeting their unique needs and identified goals.
As a mother of two and someone who has faced her own challenges into and along her motherhood journey, Meg has a special interest in working with mothers experiencing the personal transformation and transition into parenthood and beyond. In particular, she seeks to support mothers in finding means to increase calm, connection, presence, and joy. Meg is additionally drawn to supporting clients who are facing challenges of infancy and childhood allergies.
When she is not in the office, Meg finds much joy in spending time with family and friends, and in nature as much as possible. She also loves travelling, photography, music, dancing, belly laughing, and meditating with her cat.