Counseling in Wilmington, DE. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Wilmington, Delaware will help you make the changes you want.

Jay Jemail, Ph.D.

Jay Jemail, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

5829 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, Delaware 19807 | 302 655 7461

Dr. Jemail is a clinical psychologist and certified marriage, sex, and family therapist. She has expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of children, adolescents and adults. She practices multiple techniques based on scientific and nontraditional approaches.

Shireen Kapadia, PhD

Shireen Kapadia, PhD

Licensed psychologist, clinical

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania 19317 | (610) 812-8742

I believe that psychotherapy is a partnership between therapist and client where we work together, in a safe, confidential atmosphere, to address your concerns and help you to better understand yourself and resolve the conflicts which brought you to therapy.

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Family Therapy Wilmington, DE

Couples Counseling Triangle, Price's Run, Riverside, Ninth Ward, Gander Hill, Harlan, Brandywine Village, Brandywine Hills, Eastlake, Eastlawn

Families will find many interesting things to do in Wilmington. The largest city in Delaware, it is rife with opportunities for the whole gang to have fun together. Music lovers in the family won't want to miss the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival, the largest free outdoor jazz festival on the eastern seaboard.1 The kids will want to make sure they see the clouded leopard and other animals at the Brandywine Zoo. Mothers will adore the Delaware Art Museum, and will want to bring along the older kids to observe the collection of over 12,000 pieces. Teenagers will want to come along with the younger kids to catch live shows at the Delaware Children's Theatre. And fathers will want to take all the little athletes to the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame. Who knows, maybe someday your Little Leaguer will earn his place amongst the other greats. You'll have to agree, Wilmington has something for just about everyone.

Mental Health in Wilmington

The mental health needs of minorities are often unique based upon their cultural or ethnic heritage. The Latin American Community Center provides culturally appropriate educational, outreach, and mental health-related programs to Hispanic and Latino residents of Wilmington. In particular, the agency seeks to inform residents about the dangers of drug and alcohol consumption, and empower individuals to make choices that improve, rather than detract from, their overall mental and physical health. Contact the Center at 302-655-7338 for additional information.2. West End Neighborhood House is another agency that provides mental health-related programs to culturally diverse peoples. Their outcomes-driven programs focus on self-sufficiency, achieving maximum potential, and living responsibly and harmoniously in the community. Life skills courses help individuals develop leadership skills and healthy social, emotional and behavioral habits. To find out more about these services, call 302-658-4171.3

Mental illness disproportionately impacts individuals who are financially unstable. In order to stabilize those who are poverty-stricken or at-risk of becoming poor, the United Way provides financial services that place people in affordable housing, provide workforce training in order to earn a decent wage, and teach individuals about financial planning. By providing these support services, the United Way helps increase the likelihood that Wilmington residents can be financially secure and live without the stress and anxiety of a life of poverty. For further details, call 302-573-3700.4

Current Initiatives

The Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence has undertaken an Engaging Men Initiative in an effort to prevent abuse. The central focus of the initiative is to educate young men about healthy ways to handle conflict, improve methods of communication with an intimate partner, and develop a deeper understanding of the negative impacts of violence. Additionally, the initiative seeks to dispel the notion that men must by hypermasculine, exhibit aggression, and have an unequal level of power in a relationship. Call 302-658-2958 to obtain additional information.5


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Wilmington is located in New Castle County, Delaware. It has a land area of 10.90 square miles and a water area of 6.03 square miles.  The population of Wilmington is 71,948 people with 28,881 households and a median annual income of $40,465. .

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Mental health treatment and therapy in Wilmington is sometimes a struggle to afford for families and individuals without proper insurance coverage. Finances for many in Wilmington are not able to cover long term weekly counseling sessions without a budgetary plan in place. The good news is that therapists are often willing to work with you if accessibility is an issue. Low cost therapy and sliding scales are just some of the options that therapists can offer. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your counselor to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Wilmington public health department.