MEGAN PEARSON, M.A.
Megan Pearson trained at Ryerson University and worked in Toronto before returning to Nova Scotia. She welcomes referrals for adults (25 years of age and older) seeking help with:
- Anxiety and mood problems
- PTSD and complex trauma
- Coping with chronic Illness
- Emetophobia (vomit related fears)
- Work stress
- Grief or bereavement
- Caregiver stress
She also works with adults experiencing relationship difficulties (including family of origin issues), family or interpersonal violence, self-harming behaviors, and symptoms of borderline personality disorder.
In addition, Megan has a special interest in assisting older adults facing challenges, changes and difficulties.
Her collaborative therapy approach integrates several different schools of therapy including, but not limited to: client-centered Rogerian, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).
Megan individualizes her approach to match each client’s personality, needs, and goals.
Meet Megan Pearson
Articles by Megan Pearson
Exposed: Facing Your Fears
Contributed by Associate Megan Pearson: How experiencing frightening situations in safe ways can help us learn to live more comfortably. One of the most effective forms of treatment for many types of anxiety is exposure therapy, a range of behavioural techniques that involve experiencing the feared situation(s), as well as the emotions, thoughts, and physical […]
Relief for Emetophobia Sufferers Is Possible!
Contributed by Associate Megan Pearson: Yes! There is hope for Emetophobia Sufferers: One of the most important things to keep in mind when considering whether to seek treatment for emetophobic fears, and deciding what kinds of treatment might be helpful, is that there is hope for substantial improvement. Many people living with these kinds […]
Everything you ever wanted to know about but were afraid to ask about…….Emetophobia
Contributed by Associate Megan Pearson: Emetophobia is the clinical term used to describe excessive and distressing fears related to vomiting or vomit; these fear reactions often extend to nausea and other sensations associated with vomiting. Some people fear only vomiting themselves, while others say they are equally fearful of vomiting whether it happens to […]