Last edited 03/01/2024

Dorothy Russell LCSW-C

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
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General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Saturdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Sundayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM

What does a first session with you look like?

The first session, as with all Thriveworks therapists, will involve talking through your needs and goals for therapy — whether those involve managing depression, anxiety, relationship problems, or another mental health challenge. This will enable you to receive the very best care, as a personalized treatment plan will then be developed for subsequent sessions. Thriveworks helps people live happier, more fulfilling lives. Clients are guided and supported as they work through their unique mental health challenges – and, along the way, shown the life-changing power of therapy.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

I offer a variety of counseling approaches including CBT / Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems. As a therapist, I am here to listen. help you discover what you feel and identify your options, discuss steps with you, identify your strengths, and show you how you can help yourself. I am here to provide support for your change.

What should we know about your experiences and background?

Dorothy Russell is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 5 years of experience in the mental health field. She is passionate about helping children, adolescents, and adults address their unique challenges and live more fulfilled lives. Dorothy specializes in depression, anxiety, poor self-esteem, trauma, interpersonal issues, and major life transitions. Dorothy completed her Master of Social Administration (MSW) at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. Her life experience and as a wife and mother coupled with her professional experience enables her to provide the guidance and support her clients are seeking. Dorothy utilizes multiple treatment approaches including mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), solution-focused therapy, motivational interviewing, and positive psychology. We all go through challenges in life. Dorothy is confident that she would be able to support you on your journey to gain new perspectives and techniques that allow you to cope with whatever you may be struggling with. If you are ready to do the work, schedule an appointment with her today!





Coping Skills

General Expertise





Coping Skills

In-Network Insurance


Cigna EAP



First Session$200
Individual Therapy$170
Marriage & Couples Counseling$170
Family Therapy$170
Group Therapy$170

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy

Marriage & Couples Counseling

Family Therapy

Group Therapy


Adults (25-65)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Person-Centered Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Motivational Interviewing

Compassion-Focused Therapy

Positive Psychology


  • Delaware, LCSW-C, Q1-0012164


Masters of Social Services Administration (MSW), Case Western Reserve University

Work History


Online Therapy

Office at Thriveworks Counseling, Newark, DE

Frequently Asked Questions About Dorothy Russell, LCSW-C

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Dorothy Russell, LCSW-C, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Dorothy Russell accepting new clients?

Yes, Dorothy Russell is accepting new clients for online therapy in Delaware and in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling, 850 Library Ave #104, Newark, DE, 19711.

Does Dorothy Russell accept insurance?

Yes, Dorothy Russell accepts insurance, including Cigna, Cigna EAP and Optum.

What types of therapy does Dorothy Russell offer?

Dorothy Russell offers therapy for couples, families, groups and individuals.

Does Dorothy Russell offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Dorothy Russell offers in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling, 850 Library Ave #104, Newark, DE, 19711.

Does Dorothy Russell offer online therapy?

Yes, Dorothy Russell offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Delaware.

How quickly can I see Dorothy Russell?

Dorothy Russell typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Dorothy Russell speak?

Dorothy Russell conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Dorothy Russell online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Dorothy Russell online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.