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Perspectives Counseling Center, NCC, LPCMH

Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health

9 E. Loockerman Street, Suite 209, Dover, Delaware

Perspectives Counseling Center provides client-centered, humanistic counseling services. Clients are empowered to direct their own healing and growth with the help of our therapists. We are committed to providing high quality services to help you meet your needs.

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Therapy Dover, DE

Counselor Orville Myers, Capitol Green, Oak Grove, The Hamlet, Chestnut Grove, Chestnut Run, Kent Acres, Little Creek

Families are bound to discover a variety of fun activities in Dover, Delaware's second largest city. Art lovers will love a trip to the cozy Biggs Museum of American Art, featuring exhibits by local artists.1 Meanwhile, the music enthusiasts in your family will love the live shows at the Schwartz Center for the Arts. Set in the beautiful historic Dover Opera House, the Center provides opportunities to hear music and see theatrical productions of many kinds. Teenagers and younger kids alike will have a groovy time at 70s-themed Club Kids, complete with dance floor, disco ball, and arcade games. Or, if movies are your thing, load up the car and take the whole family out to see the latest releases at the Carmike 14. When you're ready for a day outside, spend a day at Little Creek Park. The kids will love it if you pack a picnic basket and stay all day.

Mental Health in Dover

Strokes are traumatic events which affect both the survivor and their loved ones. Survivors must cope with the physical and psychological effects of a stroke, in addition to the emotional fallout from the event and its longer lasting effects, such as the potential for depression.2 Sharing encouragement and support with those who are experiencing similar circumstances can be therapeutic. The Kent County Stroke Support Group is a wonderful opportunity to do just that. In addition to participant interaction, guest speakers will present on a variety of topics relevant to improving mental and physical performance. Call 302-744-6638 for meeting times and guest speaker schedules.3

The uncertainty of being unemployed can lead to anxiety, stress, and troubled relationships. Compounding the issue is the difficulty of learning new job skills when one's budget is particularly tight, as it often is when unemployed. Aid in Dover has been helping community members fulfill their potential since 1975. Their Equal Employment Possibilities program teaches participants how to search for jobs, apply, and interview, as well as assists them in honing their computer skills. For a current class list, contact Aid in Dover at 302-734-7610.4

Current Initiatives

The Dover Interfaith Mission for Housing is an organization seeking to reduce the effects of homelessness on the community by providing emotional and practical support for the town's homeless population. For many of those facing the difficulties of homelessness, emotional and mental health are a key component in their ability to become self-sustaining. The Dover Interfaith Mission for Housing strives to provide those in need with a safe, secure, wholesome environment in which to rebuild their lives and get back on track socially, emotionally, and financially. To find out how to volunteer, or to seek assistance, call 302-736-3600.5


References

1. Biggs Museum of American Art. (2017). Exhibitions. Retrieved from http://www.biggsmuseum.org/exhibitions.html.
2. American Stroke Association. (2017). Emotional and Behavioral Changes After Stroke. Retrieved from http://www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/RegainingIndependence/EmotionalBehavioralChallenges/Emotional-and-Behavioral-Challenges-After-Stroke_UCM_308549_SubHomePage.jsp.
3. Bayhealth. (2017). Kent County Stroke Support Group. Retrieved from http://www.bayhealth.org/BayhealthContentPage.aspx?nd=1369&ceid=3ee1b07a-8130-4f7e-9c34-e5c1b78b9efd.
4. Aid in Dover. (2017). Equal Employment Possibilities. Retrieved from http://www.aidindover.org/eep.htm.
5. Dover Interfaith Mission for Housing. (2017). Home Page. Retrieved from http://www.doverinterfaithmission.org/.

Dover is located in Kent County, Delaware. It has a land area of 23.18 square miles and a water area of 0.29 square miles.  The population of Dover is 37,522 people with 12,945 households and a median annual income of $45,363. .


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Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Dover, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Dover may have flexibility or sliding scales