Megan Wheeler



Megan Wheeler

Department Faculty

  • Campus:
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Website:

  • MindMap
Clinical Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
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Dr. Megan Wheeler is a licensed clinical psychologist in Washington, DC and Virginia who has dual doctorates in Clinical Psychology and Physiology (Cognitive Neuroscience). She received her neuroscience D.Phil. from Oxford University in 2005, where she was a Rhodes Scholar. In 2016, she received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from The Catholic University of America, having completed her clinical internship at the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center where she specialized in neuropsychology.

Dr. Wheeler is currently an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology's Washington DC Campus. She previously held an appointment as Assistant Dean of the Faculty and Research Assistant Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth College.

Dr. Wheeler cares deeply about the importance of an interdisciplinary approach to scientific inquiry. To that end, her research focuses on the intersection between neuroscience and clinical psychology. Current projects include a collaboration with the NIH investigating the neuroscience of suicidality and continued investigation of the neuroscience of mindfulness. She was recently named one of Metro DC's "40 under 40 emerging leaders" by Leadership Arlington.

Dr. Wheeler maintains a private practice, MindMap LLC (, where she sees clients for both therapy and neuropsychological assessment.

Education History
Degree Institution Year
Ph.D. The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 2016
D.Phil. The University of Oxford, Oxford, England 2005
M.A. The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 2013
A.B. Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 2002
Professional Memberships
Role Organization
Clinical Director MindMap PLLC
Member American Psychological Association
Member Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
Board Member at Large Mid-Atlantic Region of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
Clinical Psychologist, Virginia
Psychological Associate, DC
Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Aging/Adult Development Alzheimer's/Dementias
Clinical Psychology / Mental Health Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
Anxiety Disorders
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Mood Affective Disorders / Suicide
Suicide Prevention Training Programs
Military Psychology Traumatic Brain Injury
Neuropsychology/Neuroscience Clinical Neuroscience