The Mastering Counseling Podcast

Welcome to Mastering Counseling, the show that covers the counseling / therapy field, for counselors and prospective counselors. 

Featuring in-depth interviews with therapists and other counseling / therapy professionals, host Megan Hawksworth's discussions address the practical ins and outs of working in counseling practices, treating clients, and more. Episodes even dive into how therapists approach common problems their clients may face, treatment theories, and more. 

Meet Your Host: Megan Hawksworth

Podcast host Megan Hawksworth is a licensed marriage and family therapist who treats individuals, couples, and families. Megan earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology and English from Northwestern University, and a Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the Family Institute at Northwestern University.

Megan is a staff therapist at Pinnacle Counseling, a practice located in the heart of downtown Chicago.  She is also an Individual Supervisor for the MSMFT program at Northwestern University and is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor.

New Show Episodes

Career Longevity in Psychotherapy with Dr. Gerald Stein: Ep. 06
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Practicing Psychotherapy in the UK with Noel Bell: Ep. 05
It's time for another episode of Mastering Counseling! This show, we're covering what it's like to practice psychotherapy "across the[...]
Practicing Psychotherapy as a Generalist with Will Meyerhofer: Ep. 04
We're back with another episode of Mastering Counseling! On this show, Megan was joined by Will Meyerhofer, who runs The[...]
Treating Clients Using Hypnotherapy with Dr. Jeffrey Zeig: Ep. 03
We've got another great episode of Mastering Counseling for you! On this show, Megan was joined by Dr. Jeffrey Zeig,[...]
Tips for New Counselors with Dr. Barb LoFrisco: Ep. 02
It's time for another episode of Mastering Counseling! On this show, Megan was joined by Dr. Barb LoFrisco of CounselorBarb[...]
How to Start a Private Practice with Jessica Miro, LMFT: Ep. 01
Welcome to the first episode of the Mastering Counseling podcast! Our host, Megan Hawksworth, was joined by Jessica Miro, founder[...]