about Meredith

Meredith McDaniel, MA, LCMHC-QS is a Narrative Trauma Informed therapist, supervisor, & owner of M+H serving families, couples, women, teens, & children in the Lake Norman area. Licensed in North Carolina (NC-8254), she is a member of ACA, ACES, AACC, & LPCANC. She is also a local speaker + author and published her debut book In Want + Plenty in 2020 with Revell, a division of Baker Books.

Meredith is currently working towards her PhD in Counselor Education & Supervision at Concordia University at Irvine, CA via the Townsend Institute founded by Dr. John Townsend of the best-selling book Boundaries. She has a heart for educating and supervising the next generation of Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors. Meredith earned her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Gordon Conwell in Charlotte, NC in 2010 and earned her full licensure in the years following graduation. She has completed additional trauma informed training including: Internal Family Systems training under Bessel van der Kolk & Richard Swartz via PESI, Level I Narrative Trauma Care at the Allender Center in Seattle, WA founded by Dr. Dan Allender, & is clinically certified in Suicide Bereavement by the AFSP.

Meredith has vast experience working in a variety of settings with adolescents & adults over the past 20 years with Young Life & Inheritance of Hope. She currently counsels in her private practice, Milk + Honey Counseling, PLLC & supervises grad/postgrad students in the field of counseling working towards licensure. In addition, she has served at a local private school as a guidance counselor for K-12th grades & serves as an elder at her local church. She has a heart for people specifically who are navigating transitions from various seasons of adolescence, college/career, marriage, parenting, + beyond to discover who they are & live the full life they were intended to live. She leans into the theory that no one must remain stuck in their story if they are willing to look back, look around, and look ahead by imagining what could be.

Meredith has been said to “offer hope in dark places + help others taste of the land of milk+honey”.

She also “creates a safe place that serves as a healing balm over time to find calm in your chaos”.