Dr. Megan Faye

Megan Faye, Psy.D., is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Clinical Psychology who specializes in the treatment of Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive disorders, and Eating Disorders. Dr. Faye utilizes evidence-based techniques, including principles of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies (CBT), Exposure Therapies including Exposure Response Prevention (E/RP), and Third Wave Cognitive Therapies including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), to best address the needs of the client. Dr. Faye provides a collaborative relationship with the client to build skills of distress tolerance, mindfulness, and emotion regulation. She also works with the client to address past experiences of trauma that may be impacting current functioning.

Dr. Faye completed an M.A. in Psychology from the New School for Social Research in 2012. There she engaged in research on the impact of the caregiver-child relationship on distress tolerance and emotional functioning across the lifespan. While in New York City she also worked as a therapist in an intensive outpatient eating disorder clinic. Dr. Faye began her doctoral training at Loyola University Maryland in 2014, completing her M.S. in Clinical Psychology in 2016, and her Psy.D. in 2019. She has engaged in psychoeducational assessment, therapy, and research with clients ranging from childhood to older adulthood in a variety of settings, including community mental health, college counseling, and specialized clinics for the treatment of anxiety and eating disorders. During her doctoral work she trained for two years at the Anxiety and Stress Disorders Institute of Maryland (ASDI) under the guidance of Dr. Sally Winston. There she utilized CBT-informed and exposure-based techniques for the treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Hoarding Disorder, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Specific Phobia, Illness Anxiety Disorder, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Dr. Faye most recently completed the APA-approved internship at the Georgia Tech Counseling Center.

Dr. Faye is new to the South and enjoying all that Atlanta has to offer. She is originally from Philadelphia and New York City, and has spent time working as a professional musician and ghost tour guide. She uses her creative past to help her clients find unique and interesting ways to engage with their presenting concerns.

Dr. Megan Faye

drfaye@anxietyspecialistsofatlanta.com

678-825-2320 Ext. 8

Education and Training

  • 2012: Earned MA In Psychology from New School for Social Research
  • 2012-2013: Clinician at The Renfrew Center, Outpatient Eating Disorder Clinic (NYC)
  • 2016: Earned MS In Clinical Psychology from Loyola University Maryland
  • 2016-2018: Clinical Extern at The Anxiety and Stress Disorders Institute of Maryland
  • 2019: Completed Internship at Georgia Institute of Technology Counseling Center
  • 2019: Received PsyD in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University Maryland
  • 2019-2020: Clinical Postdoctoral Fellowship at Anxiety Specialists of Atlanta