Guiding you through the process of change...
 

Meagan Leduc, Psy.D.

 

Dr. Leduc is a clinical psychologist working in Avon and Bloomfield that has extensive experience with many areas of mental and behavioral health problems. She offers individual, family, and group therapy to children, adolescents and adults. If you have any questions about psychotherapy or Dr. Leduc, please feel free to contact her at mleduc@beaconbehavioral.com.


General Life Stressors
Dr. Leduc provides treatment to individuals encountering situational stressors. These stressors can include relationships ending, changes in employment, coping with physical ailments, family difficulties, divorce, parents of children with special needs, children whose parents are divorced/divorcing and other life stressors.

Mood and Anxiety
Dr. Leduc has widespread experience working with depression, anger management, Bipolar Disorder, and other mood concerns. Areas of Anxiety treatment include General Anxiety, Separation Anxiety, Social Phobia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), School Anxiety, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Eating Disorders
Dr. Leduc has extensive experience working with children and adolescents who suffer from eating disorders, including: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, and Binge Eating Disorder. Dr. Leduc utilizes an eclectic approach that combines cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) and anxiety management strategies to better regulate eating patterns and identify healthy coping strategies.

Behavior Problems
Dr. Leduc offers treatment for children and adolescents that are struggling with behavior problems. Dr. Leduc utilizes a family-wide approach; working in conjunction with parents to develop behavior plans that motivate and interest the child, as well assisting parents in gaining more control over their child’s behavior.

Couples Therapy
Dr. Leduc provides treatment to couples seeking assistance in their relationship, premarital counseling and marital therapy. Dr. Leduc provides couples counseling at any stage of a relationship that facilitates healthy and productive communication and fosters increased interpersonal understanding.

Emerging Adulthood/Academic Transitions
Dr. Leduc has successfully worked with adolescents and young adults as they prepare to continue their education after high school. Treatment is also offered for those individuals that struggle with transitioning into the college experience or those that take a break from school. College students that drop out are also able to explore their options realistically and then create goals to continue progress in their lives. Counseling is also available to those individuals seeking to discern which path they feel is best for their own development/continued growth and happiness.

Psychological Testing
Dr. Leduc is qualified to complete a full battery of psychological testing. This testing includes psychoeducational (IQ and Achievement) and social-emotional (Personality, Behavior, Depression, Anxiety, etc.) assessments. Often times, assessments can assist individuals in gaining more insight into the ways in which their thinking/perception impacts behavior. This increased self-knowledge can prove useful and enhance one’s effectiveness across multiple settings (e.g. home, school, work, interpersonally).

Mental Health Topic Presentations
Dr. Leduc is available to speak on a number of mental health topics that might be of interest to your organization, school and/or community group. Increasing mental health awareness in the workplace and academic environments can enhance productivity and sensitivity to various issues that colleagues and/or fellow students may be struggling with. If you are interested in having Dr. Leduc speak on a certain topic, please contact her directly.