Newark (DE) Office Providers:

Details Updated: 11/9/2021

Provider availability disclaimer: The office can confirm provider eligibility upon scheduling requests, as bios may not reflect changes immediately. 

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Therapy Method(s): Telehealth only, until 9/30/21

MARK CASAGRANDE, LCSW

Schedule: Monday through Wednesday

Currently CLOSED to New Clients; Waitlist Closed (at capacity until at least January 2022)

Sees ages 16 and up

I believe every person has the ability to facilitate healthy changes and has the right to be free from emotional pain and trauma. My ideal client is a person who believes he/she is ready to change his/her life and open to exploring his/her capacity to change from within. The therapeutic relationship is unique and transactional, and it is imperative to have a safe, trusting, and nurturing environment in which to do this transformational work. I highlight a person's strengths and build from the strongest foundation possible to create the happiest and healthiest life.

 

My specialties include mood and anxiety disorders, chronic mental illness, LGBTQ+ issues, gender identity, couples work, family therapy, core strengthening, and nurturance work, grief/bereavement, holistic healing, sexual abuse and trauma, attachment issues, adoption, spirituality, primary caregiver stress, EAP/work-related issues and end of life issues. My primary goal is to provide the best comprehensive care and create the opportunity for permanent change. I received my undergraduate degree in Human Resources from the University of Delaware and my Master of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania.

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KRISTIN FROEHLICH, LCSW

Schedule: Monday through Friday

Currently CLOSED to New Clients; Waitlist Closed (at capacity until at least January 2022)

Sees ages 15 and up

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over fifteen years of experience working with people of all ages in a variety of settings, including outpatient mental health treatment, end-of-life hospice care, home-based family work, and counseling those in prison. My approach is collaborative and strengths-based. I enjoy working with diverse clients and work to create an environment of safety and acceptance. My focus is to help clients identify their strengths and resources, grow their skills, heal their wounds, and develop healthier relationships with themselves and others. My experience encompasses working with anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, chronic mental illness, relationship and work issues, family functioning, chronic illness and caregiver stress, LGBTQ+ issues, and co-occurring disorders.

Therapy Method(s): Telehealth & In-Person

Therapy Method(s): Telehealth only,

until further notice

GEETA KOTAK, LCSW

Schedule:  Monday through Friday

Currently CLOSED to New Clients; Waitlist Closed -- as of 11/1/21

Sees ages 12 and up

Provides: Individual therapy only, No couple/family therapy, at this time

As a therapist and licensed clinical social worker, I am passionate about helping others to grow and learn from the challenges that life presents. I pride myself in providing a safe space where my clients can find a supportive relationship that allows them to talk openly to address their fears, anxieties, and/or confusions, and to ultimately find a sense of hope, empowerment, strength, and inner harmony. Within the therapeutic alliance, my clients find their voices, and a level of empowerment that helps develop skills in self-advocacy and in battling self and social stigma, which they can utilize for the rest of their life. My strengths include being compassionate, hopeful, open-minded, and creative.


I enjoy working with diverse individuals, particularly with youth and young adults and their families of choice. I am adept with issues related to multiculturalism, such as in working with those that identify immigrants or children of immigrants, as LGBTQ+, and anyone that may have experienced a sense of living in the margins. While I am particularly skilled in working with teenagers and adolescents, I have practice working with adults who live with serious mental illness, children, and parents, and have had a variety of Latino clients, as I am bilingual in English and Spanish.

While I have been in the field of mental health for 12 years, 5 of them as a therapist, I think of clients as partners instead of recipients of care, and I exercise humility in knowing that I am not the only expert in the room. The conceptual frameworks from which I operate vary according to the needs of my clients, and include cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic approaches. I have received my certifications in Global Social Work at the Master’s Level, Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and am pursuing a general certificate of continuing education in treating Trauma from Widener University.  Additionally, I am certified to administer the Structured Interview for Psychosis Risk Syndromes (SIPS) and have been trained in CBTp (for psychosis) and would like to pursue my certification in this practice as well.

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Therapy Method(s): Telehealth & In-Person

[Walk & Talk AFTER 1st session]

Marie Miller, LCSW

Schedule: Monday through Friday

Currently CLOSED to New Clients; Waitlist Closed -- as of 11/1/21

Sees ages 11 and up

 

I believe that it is often in the times that we are distracted from the mental and emotional obstacles in our way that our bodies have the innate ability to create the chemistry that facilitates our finding solutions. I invite you to join me on a different path to realizing your healthiest self through walking and talking our way to a new perspective on your challenges. We will work together to reveal the answers that promote insight, clarity, and forward motion toward your goals while developing the skills to carry on beyond our sessions. 

 

Anyone (youth and adult) who is interested in change and is prepared to include physical movement as an integral component of treatment is my ideal client.  I work from a strengths perspective and find that collaboration is essential for a therapeutic partnership to result in attaining your goals.  Each of us must share the faith that growth is within reach and that forward progress is inevitable given our work together.  When you are ready, the possibilities are endless!

My objectives for treatment include:

  • The appreciation of how physical movement often leads to the opportunity for emotional growth and new perspectives;

  • Improved understanding and coping with mood and anxiety disorders;

  • Development of the skills necessary to increase identity development and be confident throughout life's transitions;

  • Recognizing environmental influences and determining how to manipulate them to derive greater personal growth;

  • Consideration, based on individual circumstances, of whether medication management is an option that could improve treatment outcomes. 

 

I received my BA in Psychology from the University of Akron (Akron, Ohio) and my Master of Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

*Marie provides Walk & Talk therapy, in addition to traditional in-office/telehealth therapy options after the first session

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Therapy Method(s): Telehealth only, until further notice

Juliet Wilson, LCSW - Newark, DE Office Location

Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday Evening Hours

Currently OPEN to New Clients; Scheduling 1-3 weeks from receipt of intake requirements

Sees ages 6 and up

Life is full of challenges that aren't always in our ability to control and can be difficult to understand. I believe that everyone has the ability to access their most fulfilling and happy life. Together, we can identify what's going wrong and where we can make changes to improve your happiness, relationships, and overall well-being.

I have a warm, down to earth logical approach to helping clients meet their goals. I strongly believe in learning a client's perspective for issues brought to therapy. I utilize a person-centered approach in efforts to motivate and empower clients in the therapeutic process. I incorporate various forms of therapy such as cognitive-behavioral, strengths-based, solution-focused modalities with a sense of humor. I have a strong intuition and can assist clients to meet their treatment goals and improve their quality of life.

 

I work with children, adolescents, families, adults, and couples. My specialties include but are not limited to family communication, parenting, child and adolescent behavior, depression, and anxiety. I've found that the most crucial part of therapy is establishing a comfortable, collaborative therapeutic relationship. My goal is to create a safe, non-judgmental environment to explore and gain insight into all of life's misfortunes and hang-ups and take action towards fulfilling your goals and dreams. Your desire for an improved life has lead you this far, and I understand that seeking help isn't always an easy or comfortable thing. Let's take the next step in your journey together.