Therapist in Darien, Illinois Megan Heniff, Therapist

License: LMFT

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 0-64

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Darien, Illinois Megan Heniff, LMFT

Megan Heniff, LMFT

Heniff (she, her) is a devoted couples and family therapist, specializing in cultivating positive transformations for individuals, children, adolescents, couples, and families. With a modern and systemic approach, Megan addresses a diverse array of concerns, including anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, ADHD/ADD, and interpersonal challenges.

Having accumulated extensive experience in community mental health, residential housing, and both private and public-school settings, Megan brings a rich tapestry of expertise to her practice. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Family and Individual Development from Northern Illinois University in Dekalb and a master’s degree in Couple’s and Family Therapy from Adler University in Chicago. Megan is dedicated to establishing a supportive and affirming therapeutic space, guiding her clients in exploring and raising awareness about how they can empower themselves and enhance their communication skills. She is certified in the Positive Discipline Parenting approach and PREPARE/ENRICH premarital counseling.

In addition to her broader therapeutic approaches, Megan specializes in relational dynamics. Her expertise includes navigating complex family structures, addressing communication breakdowns, and fostering healthier connections within couples. Megan’s relational specialties extend to premarital counseling, helping couples build a strong foundation for a fulfilling partnership. In her practice, Megan employs a diverse range of therapeutic approaches, including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment Theory, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Psychodynamic, and Family Systems. This versatile toolkit enables her to tailor her approach to the unique needs of each client, especially in the realm of relational dynamics.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Megan is a passionate advocate for mental health awareness, actively working to eliminate stigma. She enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, engaging in community church activities, and pursuing personal interests such as reading, writing, practicing yoga, and relishing outdoor activities when the Chicagoland weather permits. Megan is not just a therapist; she is a compassionate guide on your journey towards enhanced well-being and fulfilling relationships, with a special focus on the intricacies of human connections.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • America's Choice Provider Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • ComPsych
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Northwestern (NMPN)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Pathways (Amita Health)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)
  • Zelis (HFN Network Solutions)


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Parenting Skills


  • Men
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Megan Heniff. You can also call 630-884-8643 to have someone assist you.

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