Megan  Berndt

Megan Berndt

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW
Rhode Island, Connecticut Accepting Online
South Kingstown Not Accepting In-person
Updated September 1, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • ADHD
  • Adjustment difficulties & disorders
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Depression
  • Compulsive behavior

Professional statement

Megan Berndt is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker practicing in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. She specializes in working with children, teens, and young adults up to age 40. Areas of specialty include: anxiety, depression, ADHD, parenting, behavior, Autism, adjustment challenges and developmental disabilities.

Megan draws from her previous experience working in home-based therapies. She has worked in the helping field for the past 21 years, including the past 11 years as a LICSW. She works with clients to create goals to work on to help improve well-being and daily functioning. She welcomes feedback from clients and encourages partnership in treatment. She looks at the big picture in treatment: helping clients make environmental, personal, and relational changes. Megan very much thinks outside the box while utilizing evidence-based practices. Megan’s approach is full of empathy and great listening skills. She has a genuine and honest approach.


Message to clients

Finding a connection with a therapist can be tough. We will explore your needs and what you are seeking in treatment. If we both decide that we are a good match then we will begin. Should we feel that your needs may be better addressed by another therapist or approach I will help guide you to someone that may be a better fit, at any time before, during, or after treatment.


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety

Autism spectrum disorder - Support understanding the diagnosis and related challenges and strengths; skill-building in areas of daily routine, transitions, coping with overwhelming sensory experiences, social skills, and emotion identification and regulation

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Compulsive behavior - Coping with overwhelming urges and impulses, such as hair pulling or skin picking; developing alternative ways to reduce stress and alleviate suffering




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Megan Berndt is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $125 (45min)
  • Initial session: $125 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Rhode Island)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

South Kingstown practice
23 North Road, Bldg A, Suite A28, South Kingstown, Rhode Island 02879
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Online Sessions (Connecticut)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2013 - Present
Early Intervention Program, Social Work Consultant, 2014 - 2016
Home Based Therapeutic Services (HBTS), Clinical Supervisor, 2010 - 2014
Personal Assistance Services and Supports (PASS), Clinical Consultant, 2010 - 2014
HBTS and PASS Programs, Treatment Coordinator, 2006 - 2010
HBTS, HBTS ABA, Transitional School Services, Adult Day Services and Respite Program, Behavior Specialist/Direct Support Professional, 2004 - 2006

Rhode Island College, Master of Social Work, Clinical, 2010
University of Rhode Island, BS Human Development and Family Studies with a Concentration in Child Development, 2003
Community College of Rhode Island, AA Early Childhood Education/ Child Development, 2001


Licensure

Rhode Island: ISW02256

Connecticut: 11686


Languages

English