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

Working as a Professional Counselor’s Coach with Mari Lee: Ep. 16
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Working with Sex Addiction in Psychotherapy with Staci Sprout: Ep. 15
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Animal-Assisted Therapy with Dr. Elizabeth Carr: Ep. 14
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Working with LGBTQ Couples and Other Special Populations with Jennine Estes: Ep. 13
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Exploring the Internal Family Systems model with Jon Schwartz: Ep 12
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Building a Successful Online Mental Health Platform with Dr. Sheri Jacobson: Ep. 11
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