Dorothy L Copes is a National Certified Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and her Master's Degree in Community Counseling from Wilmington University.
Dorothy has a wide range of experiences with children, adolescents and adults in different settings to include public schools, community-based, domestic violence/rape crisis shelter and outpatient therapy. Having raised a child diagnosed with ADHD and bipolar disorder, Dorothy also has lived experience.
She provides clinical services to people of all ages; however, her primary focus is on adolescents, young adults, and families. Some areas of focus include mood disorders, anxiety and stress management, parent-child conflict, divorce/separation and other family-related stressors, childhood trauma, domestic violence, sexual assault (victim), oppositional and defiant behaviors, and relationship issues.
Dorothy takes a person-centered, strengths-based approach to counseling and believes in fostering relationships that bring about positive change. She is committed to providing the supportive environment needed to promote healing and continued growth.