Meira believes in the power of the therapeutic relationship. Her approach to therapy begins with forming mutual trust. She believes this foundation of support empowers clients to explore their past and analyze their environment. Meira is an ally for clients as they seek to identify and understand the nature of their behavioral and relational patterns, and she works hand-in-hand with clients to develop and work toward goals.
Before going into private practice, Meira was the supervising social worker at the only in-patient psychiatric hospital in the Washington D.C. area to focus on trauma and dissociative disorders. In that role, Meira provided clinical therapy to adult survivors of trauma, including childhood and relationship-based abuse. She has worked with clients exhibiting a range of behaviors, including depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, eating disorders, and various forms of self-harm. Meira also has experience helping people cope with grief and loss. She provided therapy to hospice patients and their families, including work with pediatric hospice patients.
Meira offers Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY), an empirically validated treatment for complex trauma. Meira obtained certifcation following completion a 300-hour TCTSY training program. More information about TCTSY can be found at www.traumasensitiveyoga.com
Currently Meira is seeing clients via teletherapy only. Meira is licensed in MD, DC, and VA. If you would like to request more information on individual therapy please fill out this contact form.
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