Meghan Holmes is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) with over 4 years of clinical mental health experience. Ms. Holmes graduated in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in criminology/criminal justice from the University of Maryland and in 2019 with a master’s in clinical Mental Health Counseling from Johns Hopkins University. During graduate school, Ms. Holmes completed her one-year internship on the Center for Eating Disorders, an eating disorder unit at Sheppard Pratt Health System, working with adults and adolescents struggling with co-occurring diagnoses. She also spent three years working full-time in a partial hospital program (PHP) and intensive outpatient program (IOP) level of care at the Eating Recovery Center of Baltimore where she also currently works part-time. Ms. Holmes is passionate about working with adults and adolescents suffering from eating disorders and co-occurring diagnoses such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, personality disorders, and other related mood/anxiety disorders.
Ms. Holmes understands that life does not always go as planned and though it can bring great happiness, it can also bring trials that make it difficult to fully enjoy what life has to offer. With therapy, Ms. Holmes’s main goal is to compassionately and nonjudgmentally guide individuals on how to cope more effectively with the stressors of life in order to improve daily functioning and overall quality of life.
Ms. Holmes uses a wide range of treatment modalities based on each client’s presenting concerns and is considerate of all cultural, ethnic, and religious backgrounds along with gender identities. These modalities include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Family-Based Therapy. Ms. Holmes specializes in working with adults and adolescents suffering with eating disorders along with mood and anxiety disorders, poor self-esteem, body image dissatisfaction, perfectionism, and interpersonal relationship issues.