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Megan Strauss, LPC (Arvada / Golden)

Megan is a Licensed Professional Counselor in CO. Additional training and certification in treating trauma. Provides play, art, and sensory therapy for all ages.

Insurances Accepted

Cigna, UBH/Optum/United

Current Practice

Megan is dedicated to the profession of counseling and seeks out additional training and education readily; keeping up with the latest research in treating common areas of concern. She has received additional training and certification in treating trauma and she is well versed to its accompanying symptoms and treatments. Megan is currently underway in becoming trained in EMDR treatment, stay tuned!

She is committed to creating a safe and supportive space for you to find healing and growth. She utilizes art, play, and person-centered techniques to guide you in uncovering your authentic self. Megan focuses on self-worth throughout therapy to create and nurture the life you envision. Megan draws from therapeutic modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy, emotion-focused therapy, play therapy, art therapy and sand tray therapy. Megan is committed to your positive therapeutic relationship and the total experience.


  • Children 3-5
  • Children 5+
  • Adolescent 10-12
  • Teens 13+
  • Adults
  • Seniors 65+
  • GLB
  • Transgender


  • Anxiety
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Parenting
  • Postpartum
  • Grief/Loss
  • Eating Disorders
  • Child Behavior Problems
  • Anger Management
  • Bariatric Referrals
  • Life Transitions
  • Chronic Illness/Pain
  • Sexual Issues
  • ADHD
  • DV/Abuse
  • Caregiver Support
  • Parent/Child Reunification
  • Crisis Management
  • Existential Issues
  • Autism


  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Behavioral
  • Play Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Sandtray
  • EFT
  • Interpersonal Psychodynamic
  • Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Person-centered
  • Mindfulness-based
  • Motivational Interviewing

Past Work Experience

  • Founder/owner of Happy Camper Counseling Services, LLC (West Arvada, CO)
  • School-based therapist for Jefferson County Public Schools grant/pilot project 2019
  • Crisis/Emergency services therapist, Mental Health Partners (Boulder, CO)

Education & Licensure

  • Regis University (Denver, CO) B.S. Business Management
  • Regis University (Denver, CO) M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Licensed Professional Counselor, CO: LPC.0014812
  • Clinical Professional Counselor, NV: PC.0306
  • Certified Clinical Trauma Provider: 2018-2020
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