Dr. Megan Mahon joined the MAC faculty in August 2009 as an Assistant Professor after completing her Ph.D. in Counselor Education at The University of Toledo. She earned her M.A. in Clinical Counseling at Heidelberg University and her B.A. at the University of Michigan. Go Blue!
Prior to joining the Heidelberg faculty, Dr. Mahon worked at the University of Toledo’s University Counseling Center as the Interim Clinical Counselor. In her work at this setting, Dr. Mahon aided in the development of the Alcohol and Other Drug Assessment Program; provided assessments for anger management, intimate partner violence, suicide, and self harm; worked in partnership with the Catherine S. Eberly Center for Women; was a member of the 24/7 Emergency Response Team; regularly conducted campus outreach programming; and counseled college students in individual and group settings. In her clinical work, Dr. Mahon specializes in working with LGBTQ individuals and survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence.
Dr. Mahon actively serves the counseling profession in a variety of capacities. She has been a board member of the Northwest Ohio Counseling Association (NWOCA) since 2004 and served as president in 2008-2009. Recently, Dr. Mahon became a CACREP site team member and evaluated articles that were submitted for ACA’s VISTAS 2010. She is a member in good standing of ACA, OCA, ASCA, OSCA, NWOCA, CSI, ACES, and serves as the secretary for the Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling of Ohio (ALGBTICO).
- Counseling license upgrade to Supervising Professional Clinical Counselor in Ohio by the Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage & Family Therapist Board
- Nominated President-Elect of the Ohio Association for Counselor Education and Supervision for 2014-2015
- Presented: Supervising a School Counseling Student: An Overview of Relevant Skills, Knowledge, and Issues. Counseling Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Questioning Clients: Techniques, Homework, and Activities for Working with Adults, at the Ohio Counseling Association’s All Ohio Counselors Conference, Columbus, Ohio, November 2013
- Presented: Under Identified and Underserved: What counselors need to know about homeless students and the McKinney-Vento Act, at the American Counseling Association’s National Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, March 2013