Meg Leitold, M.Ed, SEP
Meg is a Registered Psychotherapist and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner based in Tkaronto (Toronto, Dish With One Spoon wampum territory) with a focused practice in developmental and intergenerational trauma. She holds a Masters of Education in Counselling Psychology from the University of Toronto (OISE), and has completed additional training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, EMDR, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, internal family systems/ego state therapy, NeuroAffective Touch, and other touch-based somatic modalities for relational trauma. Meg has extensive training in supporting people with persistent dissociative processes, including dissociative identities, from the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD). She is trained to deliver both MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD (MAPS USA) and ketamine-assisted psychotherapy.Meg’s approach to therapy centres experiential and somatic process. Her therapeutic lens holds the impacts of structural violence, collective trauma, and organized abandonment closely in understanding each person’s experience of themselves in the world. She brings personal and professional experience to her work with LGBTQ2S+ people, and is committed to anti-oppressive and self-reflective practice, cultural humility, and harm reduction. Meg draws from her professional training in trauma renegotiation, psychedelic research, and her own medicine and somatic work to inform her presence and values as a psychedelic therapist. Her approach emphasizes safety, dignity, self-determination, and belonging in the therapeutic space. She seeks to support each person she sits with to reconnect to their body’s wisdom, inner knowing, and inherent wholeness.