Life can feel like water. It’s vital, but when you're surrounded by it, you feel like you’ll sink at any minute. When you feel depressed, anxious, and are dealing with life’s problems, this can be another challenge in of itself. With that said, a counselor based in Dover can help you get out of the water. 

Dover means “waters.” When you're drowning, a counselor can rescue you and you can learn how to brave the waters of life. Talk to a counselor, follow their plans, and you can be a better person as a result.

This is Joyce Keene's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,NCC,MVBH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 28

All of us, at some point, encounter a problem that seems insurmountable. For more than 25 years, I have helped a variety of people from all walks of life find solutions to issues at home, at work, in the military, at school, in their relationships or within themselves. I have in-depth knowledge of people in law careers, having worked 8 years in law firms. In addition, I was a partner is a counseling practice called Homefront LLC that counseled service members, their families, first responders and trauma survivors. Some people have suffered loss or trauma....

This is Raquel Huerta's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCMH
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 8

Hey. My name is Raquel Huerta. Born in NYC, raised and trained as a psychologist in Israel. I love working with people to help them help themselves in their growth process. Becoming who we are is our most sacred goal in life, and it often times poses the most challenges. Let start on the road of healing, growth and self discovery. I work with all populations, but I have found that issues relating to parenting, couples therapy, self esteem and occupational satisfaction, are where we reach the most success. If you choose to lean on Biblical inspiration for thera...

This is Danielle Milbourne's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

Life can be full of challenges, and there are times when working with an understanding counselor can really help you through those tough times. I want to be here to help you if you are going through one of those times right now. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Delaware with over 15 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients from diverse backgrounds, with a wide range of ages, and with many different concerns. I have experience with children, teens, and adults in all stages of life. I have worked with people who are struggli...

This is Jane Cislo's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

Welcome I am a licensed clinical social worker with over 30 years of experience working with teens, adults, and families. Throughout my career, I have partnered with individuals and families to explore behaviors, emotions, skills, and patterns in their lives through many lenses and therapeutic styles. I have found that my honest, compassionate and straightforward personal style has allowed me to join clients and explore together where they are, where they have been and what they need to move forward as the unique individual they are. Loss, anxiety, depression, tr...

This is Anneka Dockery's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Licensed Marriage and family therapist family and marriage counselor licensed in New Jersey and Delaware with 6 years working in outpatient mental health. I have also worked in residential treatment facilities for at risk youth and I have been a mental health therapist providing counseling for foster care children. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, grief, attachment issues, couples counseling which includes divorce mediation, adultery, or phase of life issues. I also work with those struggling with r...

This is Summer-Leigh Post's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCMH,LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a professional Mental Health Counselor with my master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University. I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor as well as a Licensed Master’s Social Worker. I am a National Certified Counselor, certified in Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach, and I have had training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing as well as Neurofeedback. I utilize a client-centered approach while counseling individuals, couples, and families who are coping with severe persistent mental illness, depressio...

This is Ida Terry's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

Are you feeling stressed or anxious? Or have you been wounded by someone or an event? Are you holding onto anger and resentment that is affecting your current relationships? A safe space is waiting for you, a place where you can examine and heal from past traumatic experiences. You can heal and transform, and I can help! I will support you in learning to adopt a growth mindset that safely matches your transformative aspirations. I am dually licensed as a Professional Counselor and an Alcohol Counselor. As a culturally responsive behavioral professional, I ...

This is Jill Haer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCMH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am a licensed professional counselor of mental health. I have over 20 years of experience in the field of behavioral health. My goals are to facilitate new learning, new insights, new ways of thinking, communicating and managing emotions. Therapy is our best mirror to find what and who we are and how to develop appreciation of where we are now,

This is Vanity Ray's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 16

Hello, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Pennsylvania and Delaware with over 18 years of experience serving in a variety of therapeutic settings including out-patient clinics, residential treatment facilities, schools, hospitals, and in homes. I have experience with children, adolescents, families, couples, individuals living with chronic health conditions and those who have experienced grief & loss. I like to take a Client Centered/Strengths Based approach to therapy. While I prefer Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Psychodynamic tec...

This is Lakiah Edwin-Bankston's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

Hi! Congratulations on making the decision towards taking care of yourself! My name is Lakiah. I'm currently a licensed professional counselor in West Virginia and I've practiced therapy for 4 years. I've worked with individuals dealing with issues related to communication, self-esteem, and boundaries - men and women in an inpatient substance use disorder treatment facility - as well as with at risk adolescents. My areas of interest are sex education, communication, boundaries, self-esteem, as well as women and gender issues. I have my Bachelor's degree in Ps...

This is Teresa Stebner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCMH
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I consider myself to be very eclectic in my approach blending a client driven approach with strengths that they bring to the table. I believe thoughts lead to actions, that the past and present are of equal importance. I think it is important to bring to light how our past problems, our family systems and our current relationships, depression, trauma and grief can all be interrelated. I believe in helping to raise up the client to become their own advocate. We need to join our client on their journey to become the best version of themselves able to better handle...

This is Nicole Ethridge's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I provide Better Help services to Delaware and New Jersey clients. I reside in Missouri with 4 years of counseling experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

This is Lauren Barile's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in Delaware with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, & coping with life changes. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

This is Teri Isabella's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with a vast array of experience in working with individuals who are struggling with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, as well as coping with everyday challenges. I believe in a person centered approach and provide a supportive and validating environment to share your story. I feel that it is a privilege to work with individuals to help improve their quality of life. My approach is tailored uniquely to each individual's needs. I believe there is a strong mind/body connection and we explore together ways to relieve neg...

This is Jessie Redden's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in Delaware with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

This is Lynae Johnson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Delaware with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, anger management, & bipolar disorder. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Dr. Bridgette Montgomery's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 27

Whatever your reasons are for seeking therapy, I am here and I am committed to helping you resolve your problems. I often share that no one is exempt from experiencing life’s difficulties. At some point in life, we all will face some challenges. What I have learned is that not everyone has the proper skills to manage problems effectively. Seeking support puts you on the right track to identifying ways to address those problems you are dealing with more appropriately. To give you an idea of who I am and what I do, I am Dr. Montgomery, a licensed clinical social wo...

This is KaiRashia Boyce Rasberry's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in North Carolina and Delaware with over 18 years of experience in the mental health field. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & trauma and abuse. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

This is Crystal Widmann's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in Pennsylvania with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & coping with life changes. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Annie Paul's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dover, Delaware (Dover, DE)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Delaware with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, bipolar disorder, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Having a hard time selecting a mental health professional in Dover? (How we can help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Dover area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.
 
First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couple’s therapy; just search 'therapist near me in Dover' and find the one that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Dover, or elsewhere in the Kent county or state of Delaware.
 
Mental health professionals that have a private practice or provide therapy services for professional counseling can help improve healthy relationships and communication skills whether that be working through life's obstacles and life issues in couples counseling, changing negative thinking patterns, or just providing a listening ear. Verified Dover therapists can provide licensed marriage counseling, compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs (such as discussing healing, children, or other adults), and will help create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor. Verified Dover counselors help adults with healing (from physical ailments such as chronic pain, as well as mental illness).


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Dover, DE ranges from $85-$150.
 
Some therapists in the state of Delaware will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Dover and elsewhere throughout the state of Delaware, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every 4 weeks).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Dover offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.
 
Whether that’s via in-app messaging with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges in online therapy. You can work through various symptoms, disorders or condition, and even get a diagnosis from the comfort of your own home. 
 
So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like work stress management, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a individual or marriage and family therapist that is right for you.
 
Counseling services, wellness services, online therapy, relationship counseling, and individual counseling through a licensed therapist can help treat postpartum depression, feeling lost or feeling stuck, difficult relationships, and helping people live their best lives. If you're looking for a therapist, Dover has many professionals who provide client centered individual counseling both in person and through online therapy. Gain more insight into in your life than you would through an eclectic approach or motivational interviewing. In Dover, therapy is easily accessible and just a click away. A clinical psychologist, licensed psychologist, or board approved supervisor can help you develop new coping strategies through modern therapy, therapeutic services, and a holistic approach.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). While helping to develop healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people who you see everyday.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A Dover therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 37786 people in the city of Dover, DE finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 19902 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists through nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

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Take some time to learn more about our therapists and counselors to clearly understand our services. If you have questions for us, please reach us on our contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

Emergency Situations:

If you are experiencing a crisis or any other person may be exposed to danger due to an issue that is an emergency - don't use this site's online services. Verified Dover therapists can help women, children, and young adults, as well as anyone experiencing a crisis or emergency.

If you need Domestic Violence support, please contact The National Domestic Hotline at 1-800-799-7233

If you need Substance Abuse support, please contact the Substance Abuse and MH Services Administration at 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

If you need Sexual Abuse support, please contact the Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network at 1-800-656-4673

Call the 24 hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at +1 (800) 273-8255 or 911 which can provide you with immediate help for an emergency call or visit the nearest emergency room.

Other zip codes that the counselors near or around Dover, Delaware can serve:

19901, 19902, 19903, 19904, 19905, 19906

Some other commonly asked questions can be found below:

How do I know I should get a therapist?
 
Modern therapy and psychotherapy have many benefits, regardless of the resources you may or may not have, or a service you have received in the past. The connection between brain, body and behavior is what effects everything in your life and therapy can help you see results in improving your attention and reaction to a specific thing. Whether it be someone wanting to learn more about their own mind and patterns, or specific situations in terms of well-being and friend struggles, searching for a 'therapist near me' or a 'therapist near Dover' can help you find a counselor near you or the closest locator to any counselors and psychiatrists. 
 
How much does a therapist cost?
 
Therapist prices differ, and one good way to learn more is by looking up "therapists around me" or "Dover's therapists" to learn about prices in your city or state, and who takes health insurance. You can also specify for a male or female counselor, or anything specific you're looking for in regards to money and therapy options and what might be an eco-friendly option.
 
How do I see a therapist for the first time?
 
One great way to prep for your first therapy session is by reading a lot of information on therapy-- articles by an author or experts on therapy can help you study some tips or a specific example of what to pay attention to in your first appointment. In fact, one great example of a case of someone with a great level of expertise who has written about therapy is the book Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb. Learning about the tools to tackle life challenges and the importance of putting in the effort in therapy sessions will help you make the most of the opportunity and potential self-discovery journey.
 
Should I go to therapy if I feel fine?
 
While you may look fine on the outside or through your instagram, that doesn't always mean we feel fine 100% of the time. A therapist can help you gain power over your life and emotions and be a helping hand and trusted source while you navigate day-to-day experiences and small growth opportunities. Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies can help you improve your self-esteem, work through values and relationships (such as with your parents), and overall gain a better sense of the world and how you see it. The success you may find through therapy is dependent on your process, if you are in-office or out-of-office, as well as who your provider is, what medication you are on, what fear you have, etc.
 
People also go to therapy for very specific things such as bullying, getting diagnosed with autism, wanting to learn mindfulness, having a specific nature or "spirit" they want to nurture and work on, trouble with office workers, phobia of doctors, and any other principles they are interesting in working through.
 
Is crying in therapy a breakthrough?
 
While for some crying in therapy might not be the normal, for others who perhaps experience mood disorders or even schizophrenia, crying could be a natural occurrence in each session. The groups you are in, the adolescents memories and experiences you've had, and the education you've received can all play a role into your emotions and emotional state throughout therapy.
 
Are therapists worth it?
 
We are all on a different path with our life, as each human is unique in the advice they want (or don't want) in areas of their life. Therapists, however, have the ability to help you find your potential through re-training your mind through methods such as CBT, or you can see a SEP (Somatic Experiencing Professional). For example, a number of patients who are battling sleep insomnia, difficulty with medications, troublesome behaviors, or overuse of drugs or alcohol have found help for their disorder through online therapy and telehealth. Many studies outline the risk in addition to the reward of seeing providers and specialists virtually, and overall the reviews show that the availability and areas of expertise from online therapists make it feel like they are on your team, and are a positive addition to your life.
 
Do therapists judge you?
 
The separation and boundaries between you and a therapist make it so that therapists are never there to judge you-- they are there to help you work through coping mechanisms, self-understanding, various stresses, and how your beliefs might impact your decisions and lifestyle. 
 
How much does a therapist cost near Dover, Delaware?
 
Each therapist might differ per state, but BetterHelp offers therapy throughout the US in many cities- including, but not limited to: New York, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, San Diego, Philadelphia, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Phoenix, Baltimore, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Washington, DC, Tampa, League City, Seattle, Detroit, Orlando, Atlanta, and even University of Houston. You can also search states by their state code (such as MD or AZ) to find more on specific cities in the state. Having access to clinical psychology over zoom can open doors to another modality, such as in-app messaging. The scale of price and plan may differ with each area code, but BetterHelp's main belief is that therapy should be accessible wherever, whenever.
 
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