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David John Berndt, Ph.D.    Psychotherapist

 Charleston SC psychologist counseling

Psychologist Background

David John Berndt received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University of Chicago, and was on the faculty at the University of Chicago Department of Psychiatry. Berndt has published or presented over 80 papers professionally before moving more recently to Charleston, South Carolina.

In addition to his professional writing, Doctor Berndt maintains the Psychology Knowledge web site, blogs, and he sees clients in his psychotherapy and marriage counseling practice in his downtown Charleston, SC psychologist office. He recently published a book Overcoming Anxiety.

 Charleston Psychologist and Psychotherapist

 180 Wentworth Street, Charleston, SC
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Dr. Berndt, licensed clinical psychologist, sees individuals and couples by appointment in his downtown psychotherapist practice, helping with:

  • Anxiety and Panic Disorders
  • Depression and Self Esteem
  • Anger Management
  • PTSD, DID and Trauma
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Eating Disorders and Bulimia
  • Gifted and Talented Children
  • Hypnosis and Pain Control
  • Marriage Counselor for Couples Therapy

Doctor David John Berndt utilizes a number of techniques to assist clients in solving their problems. He is a therapist who is a Charleston, SC psychologist (licensed clinical psychologist). In addition to psychotherapy he is a marriage counselor. In his private practice of psychotherapy he sees cleints by appointment and has evening hours available.

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Psychotherapist Contact Information:


David John Berndt, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
180 Wentworth St.
Charleston, SC 29401-1235


Doctor Berndt respects your privacy. He is the kind of psychotherapist who provides support and tools to help you harness your own wisdom and personal resources.  Berndt is not a psychiatrist, he is a psychologist. He does not prescribe medicine for your mental health problems. He may use psychological testing, when requested, to better diagnose or understand complex issues. Doctor Berndt draws on a number of different theories and approaches developed by psychotherapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, and marriage counselors. 



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