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Ralston Bowles



Meghan Murphy-Goode is a professional clinical counselor and a marriage and family therapist in the state of California.  She provides online and face-to-face counseling to her San Diego clients.  Currently, due to the Covid-19 virus, all sessions will be held in an online format until further notice. 


Additionally, she is licensed mental health counselor and a certified marriage and family mediator in the state of Florida.  She also provides online and convenient counseling services to her Florida clients. 


Meghan strives to support her clients by providing an empathetic and client-centered approach.  She uses solution-focused and cognitive-behavioral techniques.  Meghan is Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) trained and has completed Gottman Level One training for couple’s therapy.  She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. 


​Meghan is a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist and volunteers her counseling services to the Trauma Recovery EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Program and the Give an Hour Foundation.  Please inquire within to see if you qualify for sliding-scale trauma therapy.


​She has had the pleasure of helping couples, families, and individuals with their counseling and mediation needs for the past thirteen years.



University of Central Florida, Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, Summa Cum Laude 

University of Central Florida, Bachelor's Degree in Legal Studies, Summa Cum Laude



Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida #MH12921

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in California #3351

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California #104991

Florida Supreme Court Certified County, Marriage, and Family Mediator #21048cf

Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist through the Trauma Institute International



To schedule your free 15-minute  phone consultation, please call me and leave a message, email me, or fill out the form, with your contact information and availability. 

I look forward to connecting with you. 


619. 796. 4483 


Two convenient locations in the downtown San Diego area:

2214 Fifth Avenue

in Bankers Hill


3344 Fourth Avenue

in Hillcrest


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