Meredith Magruder, MS, LPC, CFRC

Director of Clinical Services


Meredith Magruder is a licensed professional counselor.  She has extensive experience in providing trauma-informed therapy to first responders, frontline healthcare workers, gifted teens and adults and others ages 16 and up.   She has a vast array of experience including extensive work with survivors of child sexual abuse with both children and adults, as well as their non-offending family members and as a registered nurse in emergency/trauma and critical care settings.  Meredith’s life and work experience fuels her passion to work with those experiencing grief and trauma and has given her a special affinity for First Responders. 

Meredith’s clinical and professional background includes: 

  • She is fully trained in EMDR 
  • Sandtray Level II trained 
  • Bachelor of Science-Nursing from Texas Woman’s University 
  • Master of Science-Counseling and Development from Texas Woman’s University 
  • Guiding Light Counseling PLLC 
  • Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County 
  • ER/Trauma RN 
    • Level I and Level II trauma facilities to include Trauma Coordinator and Director of Critical Care  

As a fully-trained EMDR therapist, Meredith uses a humanistic, trauma-informed, holistic and existential approach to counseling incorporating mind, body and spirit in the healing process.