The town of Elsmere in New Castle County, Delaware dates all the way back to 1886 when Joshua Heald bought a large amount of farmland and built houses on the land. However, the town was not officially incorporated until 1909. During the early 1900s, the Delaware State Fair Association bought land in Elsmere and this is where they held the state fair until 1928 when it was moved to Harrington.

The City of Elsmere also has some of the best mental health care providers in the state for those who need it. Whether you have questions about a mental illness, emotional concerns, or just have questions, there are experienced counselors and therapist in the Elsmere area who can help.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psychologist,Psy.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am a licensed psychologist with over 11 years experience. I have worked with children, adolescents, and adults with a wide range of difficulties. I specialize in traumatic brain injury, concussion, depression, anxiety, women's issues, relationship issues, child and adult ADHD, pain, learning, academic, and work difficulties, self-esteem issues, chronic illness, and adjustment to illness and injury. I believe in treating clients with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My style is empathic and supportive, yet direct. I will challenge my clients to gain mor...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hello, and thank you for considering me to be your counselor here at betterhelp! I have worked as an online counselor for over 5 years During that time I have had the pleasure of working with hundreds of clients on a variety of issues and concerns. I hope you will choose me to join you on the journey of self exploration and growth here at betterhelp! I am a licensed professional counselor with 12 years of experience working within many areas of the mental health system. I am licensed in the states of Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Montana, West Virginia, and D...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years in the counseling field. Many of my clients experience stress, grief, anxiety, depression, difficult life transitions, and challenges surrounding blended families. My experience surrounds settings in both large cities and small towns with a span through a variety of cultures. It becomes an important piece of our work together that I tailor my counseling approach to your needs and comfort level. My desire to help, support and motivate others comes from a personal history with overcoming some of...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, 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....

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCMH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Hi and thank you for checking out my profile. My name is Carolyn Lehman and I have 9 years of experience in the field of mental health counseling. I am licensed in the state of Delaware. I have experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of concerns such as depression, anxiety, relationship, self-esteem and confidence issues. I also have extensive experience working with couples and families, especially in regards to parenting difficulties such as acting out children, co-parenting disagreements and conflicts, and family divorce and tra...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LPCMH,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression

I am a licensed professional counselor and enjoy working with individuals of all ages. The idea of counseling can be scary. I use humor to normalize symptoms of stress and provide a comfortable environment to let go and take new supported risks. My clients come here to gain a sense of what patterns are keeping them stuck. To face what has been avoided so they can achieve greater satisfaction and fulfillment in their lives. My objective is to help bring clarity to your goals, learn stress reduction techniques, and guide you to take supported risks that can change y...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Marriage and Family Therapist, licensed in Pennsylvania and Delaware with over 10 years of experience working in multiple types of settings; including, Outpatient Settings, Transition Homes, Schools, Communities and Client Homes. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including; trauma, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting, blended-families, foster care/ adoption, and other issues pertaining to transitions and developmental stages of life. Maya Angelou once said, “ My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 7

Hello! I am Meredith, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Delaware. I earned my undergraduate degree in Sociology with a concentration in Health Services from the University of Delaware and my Masters of Social Work degree from Widener University. In the past 5 years I have worked both as a Social Worker and an Outpatient Therapist at different facilities. I have also volunteered several years as a co-facilitator in a local support group focused on children who have experienced grief and loss. I have experience working with adults and adolescents in...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCMH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coaching
Years of Experience: 7

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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 40

I believe that helping others is an important aspect of relationships. As a "professional helper" it is my goal to serve individuals in need of counseling with a spirit of compassion, concern, and acceptance. My emphasis is on assisting clients in reaching personal goals, gain personal satisfaction, and resolve personal issues. I am a certified licensed clinical Social Worker with a Master's degree in social work and a Bachelor's degree in Counseling Education and Psychology. I have over 40 years of experience in individual and family co...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPCMH,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Welcome! My name is Rebecca (Becky) Dries. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health in the state of Delaware. I received my Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia (CACREP accredited program). During my time at Mercer I was an active member of the Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic & Professional Honor Society International, Mu Upsilon Alpha Chapter. I am also a National Certified Counselor (NCC) with the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). I have 5 years of clinical e...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 4

I have always loved to help and work with people, which is why I graduated on May 19th, 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in social work and a minor in psychology at Salisbury University. I also completed my Masters in Social Work program at Salisbury University on May 24th, 2017. I have obtained my LMSW license in the state of Maryland and I have also obtained my LCSW license in the state of Delaware. I have been providing counseling services since 2016 and have worked with children, adolescents, and adults in individual, family, and group settings. In 2017 I work...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCMH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hi! My name is Monet Clark. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health (LPCMH). I also have a M.Ed. in counseling. Having worked in the mental health field over 15 years, I have often wondered why some individuals struggle while others appear to function well. Through years of self-reflection, I realized loving yourself is priority. Without it, your ability to function declines. One of my favorite quotes is "It is not selfish, but self-full. My cup runneth over. What comes out of the cup is for ya'll. What's in the cup is mine. But I've got to keep ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Welcome! Reaching out is often the most difficult step to initiate change in our lives. I am so glad that you have stopped by and are looking to make change. My name is Laura and I am a Licensed Clinical Social worke . I received my Masters in Social Work at the University of Kentucky and spent my first 1.5 post graduate school in Lexington, Kentucky serving those with severe mental illnesses, trauma, and substance use. From there, I moved to New York, where I started my career with the VA. I have worked with clients with a wide range of struggles, including, dep...

This is Debra Hutz's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Welcome! My name is Debbie and I am a licensed professional therapist. I have been in practice for 5 years and am currently in private practice in Delaware. I graduated with my Masters in Mental Health Counseling from Seton Hall University in 2014. I have worked with adults and children in both individual and group settings. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, stress and anxiety, grief and loss, coping with life changes, relationship issues, OCD and ADHD. My style of counseling is warm, interactive and compassionate. I...

This is Jessica Kurczewski's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.Ed.,LPCMH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health. I currently work as an Adult Outpatient Therapist but I spent the past two and a half years as an intensive at-home Family Therapist. I have 5+ years experience in the Mental Health field; working as a social worker and counselor. I have worked with clients in the past that were working through past traumas, emotional disturbances, depression, anxiety, family conflict, relationship issues and lack of self-esteem/confidence. I have worked with people of all ages from 6 years old to 65; but I specialize...

This is Tamika Stewart's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,MBA,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 15

I am a licensed clinical social worker in Delaware and Pennsylvania with over 20 years of experience working in the behavioral health field. I have also worked as a psychotherapist, trainer and professional coach since 2005. I enjoy working with people with a wide range of concerns with specific expertise in depression, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges and general life stressors. I also help many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. You will find as we begin to work together that my counseling style...

This is Paula Bairstow's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCMH
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 22

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health with over 20 years experience working with individuals and families. I work with clients with a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, life transitions, relationship and communication issues, parenting problems, and career challenges. I also work with people who have experienced trauma. My counseling style is supportive, compassionate and direct. Based in cognitive behavioral theory, I believe in treating my clients with respect and dignity, while being open and forthcoming. Together we will d...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Elsmere, Delaware (Elsmere, DE)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LCSW,CADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Hello, my name is Barbara Ridge. As a psychologist and licensed clinical social worker, I’ve been providing counseling to children, adolescents, and adults for over twenty-five years. I specialize in client centered, practical applications for psychological wellness. I love my work, and I’m here to help you. My academic background includes a PhD in Psychology, a master’s degree in social work and a certification in alcohol and drug counseling. My practice addresses a broad spectrum of issues, some of which include depression, anxiety, addiction, stress, trauma...

Having a hard time selecting a therapist in Elsmere? (Here Is How Our Elsmere Therapists Can Help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Elsmere 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, family therapy, or couple’s counseling; just pick the Elsmere therapist 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 Elsmere, or elsewhere in the New Castle county or state of Delaware.


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 Elsmere, 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 Elsmere and elsewhere throughout the state of Delaware, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $40 to $70 per week (billed monthly).


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 Elsmere offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.

Whether that’s via sms texting 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.

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 stress, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a therapist that is right for you.


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). In addition to developing 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 in your everyday life.

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 Elsmere therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 6106 people in the city of Elsmere, 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 today. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 19805 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists in the popular nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

Other FAQs:

What is the difference between a therapist and a psychologist?

Both a therapist and a psychologist can help with some of the most challenging times in life. Often times, a psychologist will work along side a psychiatrist who is also a doctor in order to have medication prescribed if needed for a patient's care; but this is not always to case. At the end of the day, both mental health care professionals can provide the different types of therapy that someone needs.

So if you're looking for a professional, it's likely that one of our therapists can be of assistance and help you feel comfortable and confident with online counseling. Our counseling services will connect you with a licensed professional that is ready to work with clients like you to form a helpful therapeutic relationship.

Whether you are here looking for a a child psychologist in Elsmere, couples counseling in Elsmere, family conflict therapy in Elsmere, or a marriage counselor open to working with individuals in you area... BetterHelp can assist you, possibly in new ways that you haven't tried using technology.

Are therapists covered by insurance?

Therapy with a clinical psychologist is often NOT covered by health insurance. While only some health plans in the USA cover counseling in Elsmere, this does not have to make your search for therapists in you area a challenge. The reason is our new ways of using technology like text, video, phone, and live chat options have made it easier for therapists working with individuals like you easier and much more affordable; as described above.

With that in mind, you can feel comfortable to look at the list of available therapists on our platform ready to both help and work with clients like you; all while building a healthy therapeutic relationship designed to assist you. When it comes to working with a BetterHelp therapist on our platform, it's important to keep in mind that the services offered here normally are not covered by health insurance, Medicaid or Medicare.

Therapists... what exactly do they do?

Therapy, aka psychotherapy and/or counseling, on the BetterHelp platform is basically the process of working and meeting with a licensed clinical psychologist online. Whether you're looking for a couples counseling session, or cognitive behavioral therapy... we have counselors that are actively working with individuals like yourself and are able to work with you.

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Other zip codes that therapists in or around Elsmere, Delaware can serve:

19804, 19805