She/Her/HersLicensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW
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.
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
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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
Rhode Island: ISW02256