Megan Smith-Sallans, MS, LIMHP, LIPC is a psychotherapist in private practice and has been providing community-based services for eighteen years. Megan specializes in working with gender creative children (ages 3 and up), as well as adolescents, adults, families and couples who are part of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ+) communities. She receives and administers training both nationally and internationally in the areas of sexual orientation and gender identity. She also provides training and assistance to workplaces, social service agencies and educational institutions to be more inclusive environments for LGBTQ+ individuals. Megan offers clinical consultation to providers interested in expanding their knowledge in the areas of gender and sexual diversity.
Megan is a member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Heath (WPATH), the Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues and the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS). Locally, she is the co-founder of the Professional Transgender Resource Network, Vice President for Ally Mentoring (LGBTQ youth), researcher and member of NECTR (Nebraska Collaborative for Transgender Research) committee member for Gender Reel (transgender film festival), committee member for the Nebraska LGBTQ Emerging Youth Leadership Summit and co-facilitator with Dr. Jean Amoura of the Parents and Caregivers of Gender Expansive Youth Support Group, University Nebraska Medical Center.
In her practice, she approaches her clients with compassion, support, openness and curiosity. She has a respect for all forms of diversity and the creative potential within all of us. Megan uses a relational approach in her work and believes that a genuine therapeutic relationship can facilitate the process of healing and self-discovery.
Megan’s office is located at the historic Mastercraft Building in downtown Omaha at 1111 N. 13th St, Suite 430. For more information on the Parent/Caregiver of Gender Expansive Youth Support Group, please contact Megan.