Megan Romano, M.S., LMFT
THERAPY FOR INDIVIDUALS, COUPLES, CHILDREN & FAMILIES
About Megan

Megan Romano, M.S., LMFT is a New York State Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (license #000777) specializing in individual, child, couples and family therapy. She currently maintains an interactive, solution-focused private practice in Brooklyn, New York, where she sees a broad spectrum of clients. 

Her 
therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

With more than a decade of experience, Megan she has worked in residential settings with children, adolescents and adults, and has an extensive background in special education, addiction and recovery.  Her clinical experience ranges from inpatient settings to outpatient mental health clinics. She is also experienced with providing in-home therapy to those in the foster care system.

Megan has worked as a Program Manager in a residential setting as well as a Director of Child Development in an inpatient rehabilitation setting for mothers in recovery and their children.  She was a Family Specialist for several years, helping parents reunite with their children while offering child development and parenting sessions. Her many years working with patients in recovery, facilitating groups and coaching parenting sessions has provided Megan with unique skills that transfer into her private practice. 

 Areas of expertise include:

  • Depression, Anxiety, Nervous and Mental Disorders
  • Relation/Marital Issues
  • Child-Parent Problems
  • Disruptive Behavior Disorders in Children
  • Personal Growth Challenges
  • ADHD
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Anger and Stress Managemenr
  • Parenting Challenges
  • Life Cycle Changes
  • Communication Barriers
  • Grief and Loss
  • Addiction and Recovery
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Work and Career Issues
  • CSE/CPSE Advocacy

Education

University of Phoenix, San Diego, California; Master of Science in Counseling: Marriage, Family, and Child Therapy

Dowling College, Oakdale, New York; Bachelor of Science in Elementary and Special Education, Summa cum Laude 

Suffolk County Community College, Selden, New York; Associate in Applied Science in Early Childhood Education 


License, Certifications & Awards

New York State Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, #000777 

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Disruptive Behavior Disorders 

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Practices That Work: Coping Cat: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxious Children 

Therapeutic Crisis Intervention certification

American Heart Association Adult/Child CPR & First Aid 

Crisis Prevention/Intervention (CPI) certification

Professional Assault Crisis Training (Pro-Act) certification

California State Certified Teacher of Elementary and Special Education

New York State Certified Teacher of Elementary and Special Education 

Professional Memberships
American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy

Metro Chapter of New York Association of Marriage and Family Therapy

National Association for the Education of Young Children

New York Association for the Education of Young Children

New York City Association for the Education of Young Children