You have faced and overcome painful challenges in your life, but something about this one hits you differently.

You’re feeling stressed, discouraged, and unsure about where to go from here.

Perhaps you’re dealing with anxiety about what’s next, unwanted memories that won’t leave you alone, or bigger things that feel out of your control. 

No matter what you do, you feel held back and weighed down by the fear that things won’t improve. 

I assure you that things can improve, and I’m here to carry some of that heavy load for you.

Meg Garcia is a licensed therapist in Charlotte, NC

Hi, I'm Meg.

I help people who feel lost and discouraged regain their sense of identity, strength, and peace.

If you're here because...

  • You’re tired of feeling anxious and overwhelmed
  • You’re struggling to navigate a major transition in your life
  • Stuff from your past is stopping you from moving forward
  • You’re having issues with important people in your life
  • Things out of your control are stealing your happiness

I can help you...

  • Practice calming coping skills and self-care
  • Investigate and make meaning of important memories and dreams
  • Readjust your beliefs about yourself and other people
  • Examine what is empowering and disempowering you
  • Self-advocate for your own health and wellness 

Why I became a counselor

I’m not a therapist who believes I am an expert that knows everything about people. I believe there is always more to learn, and I seek formal and everyday opportunities to do so. I recently completed my PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision. My doctoral research focused on cultural identities and how we blend all the parts of ourselves into who we are. Additionally, as someone raised in a very diverse family and community, I value the unique beauty that comes from our differences and the learning we can gain from each other.

Meg Garcia is a licensed therapist in Charlotte, NC

What's it like to work with me?

In our time together, I’ll strive to create a space in which we are equal partners throughout the therapy process. I am not the type of therapist who will just tell you what’s wrong with you and what you need to change. Instead, we will collaborate on a treatment plan and goals that uniquely align with your concerns and who you are. I want your input as we creatively co-experiment together on what works best for you.

As a therapist who integrates multicultural awareness in my work, I’ll also start conversations about your cultural identity throughout our time. I view you as a whole, which includes your environment, relationships, cultural identities, childhood, and hopes for the future. It is important to me that you feel comfortable and relaxed in our sessions. With me, you can expect humor, encouragement, and empathy, and you’ll never need to put on a professional or brave face. We will initially move at your pace of comfort, and I will gradually challenge you to take further steps in your wellness. My biggest hope is that you feel supported, understood, and cared for by me at all times. 

Off the clock

In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my loved ones, reading historical novels, being outside, and doing jigsaw puzzles.  

When working with me as your therapist, you will feel encouraged and supported as I simultaneously challenge you toward growth and wellness. If you would like my support in your work toward peace and health, click on “get started now” to schedule an appointment. I’m ready and excited to work with you!

Areas of expertise:


Biracial/multiracial clients


Grief & Loss

Immigration Experiences


Life Transitions

Racial Identity

Relationship & Family Conflict


Trauma & PTSD

Women’s Issues

Types of therapy:



Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


Expressive Arts

Mindfulness-Based Therapy

Accepted insurance:

Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Are you a licensed counselor in the Charlotte area looking to do life-changing work? If so, we want to hear from you!