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Megan Tarshis(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
Anxiety -College & graduate student mental health- Life transitions- Stress management- Work stress-Self-care-

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Professional statement

Megan Tarshis, LCSW, is a stress management expert. She graduated from Smith College School for Social Work in 2005, where she learned how past circumstances impact current thoughts, feelings, and actions. She completed two internships, the first at Ridgeview Institute, an in and outpatient treatment facility, and the second at the Emory University Counseling Center. She went on to complete a fellowship at Emory University, where she focused on her primary areas of interest - coping styles, adjustment, and stress management.

After graduating from Smith, she continued to work at Ridgeview Institute, where she ran therapy groups, worked with families, and provided education. She also continued to work at the Emory University Counseling Center, where she worked with a wide range of symptoms, including stress, anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, and others. For the past 10 years, she developed and supervised the Emory University Stress Clinic, which supports students in learning stress management skills.

This unique combination of training has prepared her to help a wide range of people in her private practice. She believes everyone can benefit from stress management training.

Message to clients

Are you struggling with stress? Are you noticing changes in your physical, mental, and emotional health? It's common and happening now more than ever. Join me for a 4 - 8 session stress management training series. You will learn techniques that you can implement immediately. In addition to understanding your stress response, including biological reactions and cues, you will gain balance in five key areas, increase your emotional capacity and awareness, learn diaphragmatic breathing and body scan exercises, and more. Tools will be accessed through a personalized app via my site engage.megantarhis and we customize app resources that you can access anytime. You will develop skills that produce concrete, immediate, and lasting changes. I can help you master your stress.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 19 years

Emory University, LCSW
Ridgeview Institute, MSW

Smith College School for Social Work, MSW, 2005


Georgia: CSW005492




Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others

Work stress - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses

Self-care - Learning what effective self-care looks like and incorporating these strategies into daily life; developing an awareness of wellbeing to identify when one needs to practice self-care


  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$175 (50min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • As needed

Client testimonials

"She was very knowledgeable also helpful with important information Mrs Megan was very kind and supportive"
- Zencare client March 2023


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