Dr. Megan is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in sport psychology. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University in 2013, after earning a Bachelors Degree in psychology from Wilkes University. She completed her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral training at Pacific Clinics in Southern California.

While at Nova Southeastern University, Dr. Megan had the opportunity to work in the Sport Psychology Program within the university’s Sports Medicine Clinic. Dr. Megan gained experience providing performance coaching and individual therapy to college student athletes, along with delivering speeches and conducting team-building activities with collegiate, high school, and youth club teams. Dr. Megan also administered the Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT 2.0) program to assess athletes’ baseline and post-concussive cognitive functioning and assisted in establishing return-to-play decisions.

Dr. Megan currently works with athletes at varying levels in their career. She has worked with individual athletes and teams at schools such as Bucknell University, Duquesne University, Johns Hopkins University, Lafayette College, Lehigh University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Old Dominion University, Towson University, University of Massachusetts, University of Pittsburgh, and more. Additionally, she has worked with athletes who have competed in the IronMan Triathlon and CrossFit Games.

Dr. Megan has appeared on ESPN’s SportsCenter multiple times as an expert on sport psychology. She is a regular co-host on the LIVETHEFUEL Podcast and has made guest appearances on the Heads ‘N Tales Podcast, Brotherly Love Sports Podcast, and LionHeart Radio Podcast.

Along with working individually with athletes, Dr. Megan delivers keynote speeches at conferences, universities, and high schools on sport psychology and mental health concepts and skills. Additionally, she consults with NCAA athletic departments, coaches, and university counseling centers to optimize and establish resources to enhance the emotional health of student athletes. Dr. Megan is licensed in California and Pennsylvania, and is a member of the American Psychological Association Division 47: Society for Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology.

Dr. Megan grew up competing in swimming, softball, and basketball. She was a member of the 4-time district winning women’s swim team at Allentown (PA) Central Catholic High School and competed at the state level. Along with performing on the field and in the pool, Dr. Cannon performed and competed on stage. She began training in ballet, jazz, and tap at the age of three and continued through college, where she minored in dance and was a member of the university’s dance team.

When Dr. Megan isn’t reading a research article or book about sport psychology, she turns to athletics as a pastime. She continues to live an active lifestyle and takes advantage of opportunities that put her in pressure-filled situations to continue to enhance her ability to relate to the athletes she works with. Dr. Megan has completed 8 Spartan races, finishing the Spartan Trifecta with races in Malibu, Las Vegas and Sacramento. She has completed multiple Ragnar Relay Races in the United States and Canada and can frequently be found at the gym or running trails.

To contact Dr. Megan directly to begin your journey to peak performance, email DrMegan@drmegancannon.com

or call (610) 554-6842.