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Megan McCoy

Megan McCoy

Instructor

Contact Information



meganmccoy@k-state.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies: Marriage and Family Therapy, University of Georgia
  • M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy, Drexel University
  • B.A. in Psychology, University of North Carolina

Credentials and/or Certifications

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in South Carolina
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Georgia
  • Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship-based Intervention Certified
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Response Certified Therapist
  • Certified Prepare/Enrich Trainer

Area(s) of Specialization

  • Financial Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Cultural Competence
  • Supervision
  • Couple Satisfaction

Courses Taught

  • PFP 768: Introduction to Financial Therapy
  • PFP 769: Relationships and Money
  • PFP 771: Financial Therapy Theory and Research

Professional Biography

Megan McCoy, Ph.D., LMFT is an adjunct faculty member at Kansas State University where she teaches courses for the Financial Therapy Certificate Program. Her research interests truly focus on Financial Therapy and how to create more empirical evidence to support work that she has seen change so many lives in her clinical experiences. Her work has been published in The Journal of Financial Therapy, The Journal of Financial Planning, The Journal of Family Economic Issues, The American Journal of Family Therapy, Journal of Systemic Therapies, Women and Therapy, Journal of Couple and Family Therapy, Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, and Journal of Creativity in Mental Health.

Dr. McCoy serves on the board of Financial Therapy where she chairs two committees (Social Media/Marketing and Special Topics Webinars). She has served as an invited reviewer for The Journal of Financial Therapy, The Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, and The Forum for Family and Consumer Sciences. Although not practicing at this moment, Dr. McCoy has extensive clinical experience working with individuals, couples, and families. Most notably, she had the chance to work at an integrated clinic practicing financial therapy alongside financial planning graduate students.

Personal Information

Dr. McCoy loves working at Kansas State University for their innovative Financial Therapy Certificate Program. Financial therapy provides the opportunity to help individuals, couples, and families to have healthier relationships and become more financially sound.

Vita (PDF)