A licensed psychologist and graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Dr. Meehan has worked professionally in the child welfare arena for more than 20 years. For almost a decade, he served in a variety of clinical and management roles at Hawthorn Children’s Psychiatric Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, eventually accepting the role of Director of Inpatient Treatment there in 2003.
Dr. Meehan entered the private sector early in 2004, serving in the role of Director of Children and Adolescent Services for Hopewell Center, a community mental health agency serving the urban poor of North St. Louis City. In February of 2005, he accepted the position of Associate Executive Director for Epworth Children and Family Services in Webster Groves, Missouri, serving there for nearly seven years before taking on the role of Executive Director at Good Shepherd Children & Family Services. An experienced teacher and lecturer, Dr. Meehan has served as an Adjunct Professor of Psychology for Maryville University St. Louis since 2000.