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Megan Shaine

Megan J. Doughty Shaine

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counseling, Practicum and Internship Coordinator

Tel: 301-696-3166
Office: Tatem Arts Center, Room 320
Office hours: Tuesdays: 3-4:45 p.m., or by appointment


  • Ph.D., The George Washington University
  • M.A., The George Washington University
  • B.A., Wesleyan University

Courses taught

  • COUN 501: Professional, Legal, and Ethical Responsibilities
  • COUN 504: Counseling Techniques
  • COUN 596/597: Practicum and Internship in Counseling
  • COUN/THAN 520: Introduction to Thanatology


Megan Shaine’s research examines psychosocial factors affecting mental health outcomes of trauma and loss, particularly in military and university populations. She is a licensed professional counselor and maintains a small private practice in Washington, D.C., specializing in trauma, loss and life transitions. Prior to entering independent practice, Shaine worked with university students at The Catholic University of America, as well as bereaved individuals and families at The Wendt Center for Loss and Healing. Shaine previously served as a clinical supervisor, as well as an adjunct instructor of counseling and research methods, at The George Washington University.