Clinical Psychologist

Online & In-Person (Uithoorn, Netherlands)

I am a South African expat residing in Uithoorn, the Netherlands. I have an independent practice in that focuses on supporting expat children, adolescents and their families. I also support young adults between the ages of 20 and 25. 

  • Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) – PRC 0027910.
  • Dutch Institute for Psychologists (NIP) – 237892.
  • Dutch Chamber of Commerce (KvK) – 86691627.

Megan Stapelberg is an experienced expatriate from South Africa who has called the Netherlands her home for the past 4.5 years. She intimately understands the challenges and resilience required when adapting to a foreign country. Megan recognizes that children, adolescents, and young adults who choose to leave their home countries and establish themselves elsewhere face numerous obstacles. How they overcome these challenges becomes pivotal in determining their ability to adapt and thrive in their new environment.

With a diverse professional background, Megan brings valuable expertise to her work. She has extensive experience as a high school teacher and has served as a Learning Diversity Specialist at a Dutch International School. Furthermore, Megan holds an Honours degree in Educational Psychology, obtained from Stellenbosch University in South Africa, and a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Webster University in Leiden, the Netherlands. These qualifications equip her with the necessary skills to provide comprehensive support to children, adolescents, and young adults. Megan is passionate about guiding her clients through the intricacies of life in the Netherlands, helping them flourish and thrive in this new chapter of their lives.

Megan Stapelberg’s commitment to her profession is reflected in her professional affiliations and areas of expertise. She is a member of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) with registration number PRC 0027910. Additionally, she is affiliated with the Dutch Institute for Psychologists (NIP) with membership number 237892 and is registered with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (KvK) under the number 86691627. Megan’s areas of specialization encompass a wide range of challenges faced by children, adolescents, and young adults. These include supporting individuals with ADHD/ADD to thrive, addressing the unique needs of Third Culture Kids, facilitating social skills development, and assisting with anxiety, depression/low mood, divorce, emotion regulation, behavioral difficulties, shyness/making friends, parental support, and grief and loss.

Education and Credentials:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities from Stellenbosch University, South Africa.
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education from Stellenbosch University, South Africa.
  • Honours Degree in Educational Psychology from Stellenbosch University, South Africa.
  • Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Webster University, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Areas of Specialization:

  • Empowering children diagnosed with ADHD/ADD to thrive.
  • Supporting Third Culture Kids.
  • Facilitating social skills development.
  • Addressing anxiety.
  • Handling depression/low mood.
  • Assisting individuals coping with divorce.
  • Promoting emotion regulation.
  • Managing behavioral difficulties.
  • Overcoming shyness/making friends.
  • Providing parental support.
  • Navigating grief and loss.

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