Candace D'Antonio, LCSW-counseling

I am a licensed clinical social worker. I am an outpatient therapist who works with children, adolescents, and adults for individual and family counseling.

I love my job and am passionate about helping individuals and families navigate through obstacles and difficulities they are facing. I help clients relate their thoughts, feelings, and actions and empower them to make positive choices to reach their highest potential. I work from a strengths-based perspective and encourage clients to play an active role in their own treatment. I utilize a holistic

Operating as usual


Your child watches and learns from everything you do, so model resilient behaviors.

Admit to your mistake and talk to your child about what you learned or how you can do better next time.

Think about how you want your child to handle challenges in life, and lead by example.

Susan Stiffelman


Never say never ... or always.


Finding Joy

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Pass it on! 03/12/2017

12 Quick Mini-Meditations to Calm Your Mind and Body These 30-second meditations are invisible, fun, and surprisingly effective. 01/11/2017

Candace L. D'Antonio, LCSW

Very basic right now, but I finally got my website up! Candace L. D'Antonio, LCSW HomeAboutContactRates and InsuranceServices ProvidedHomeAboutContactRates and InsuranceServices Provided What's on Your Mind? Providing individual, couples, and family therapyWelcome to the practice of Candace L. D'Antonio, LCSWYou have made the first step in improving you...


Word P**n 12/18/2016

To The Mom On The Brink Of Breaking

Self care is so important, please don't forget to make it a priority.... Hi there, Mama. How are you doing? I mean, really doing? You say you’re fine, but I can see that you’re not. It’s OK. I’m not fine, either. The truth is, I don’t know any moms who are “fine.” In fa…


Dealing with Anxiety 11/04/2016

Anxiety in Young Kids: 4 Ways to Help - Promise Many parents wonder: “Is my child’s anxiety normal? Should I be worried?” While anxiety in young kids can be… 10/21/2016

To The New Mom: It's Okay To Take Medication If You Need Help Nobody told you it would be so hard — or if they did, you weren’t ready to hear it. But it's okay to take medication if you need it. Trust me.


Lessons Learned In Life Inc. 10/02/2016

Press these pressure points on your wrist to fall asleep faster and make anxiety go away

Worth a try :) This article is shared with permission from our friends at Acupuncture is a great way to treat insomnia without the harsh side effects caused by pharmaceutical drugs.  There are many different reasons why one may suffer from insomnia.  In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) eac... 09/23/2016

Cutting and Self-Harm: How to Feel Better without Hurting Yourself Want to feel better without hurting yourself? Learn the facts about self-harming and how you can overcome it. 09/22/2016

How Anxiety Leads to Disruptive Behavior | Child Mind Institute Kids who appear to be oppositional or aggressive may be reacting to anxiety that they are not able to articulate, or even fully recognize.


I still have some day time and late afternoon availability for anyone seeking counseling services. Please feel free to email me at [email protected] or call me at 302-261-6526 to set up an intake appointment. I accept most insurance plans


I have a couple of Monday evening openings, as well as morning and afternoon openings Tuesday through Thursday. If you or someone you know is looking for therapy services please contact me at 302-261-6526


I will be on maternity leave through June 5, 2016, returning June 6th. My coverage provider Dr. Rebecca Smolak-Kettlehake will be available for emergencies, she can be reached at 302-261-6901. I will be accepting new patient referrals starting the week of May 23rd. Thank you! 01/05/2016

How to Talk to Your Kids About Su***de We asked experts for their answers to some common questions parents have about talking to their kids about su***de. 12/19/2015

9 lessons a physician learned about dying Less medicine doesn't always mean less life, for one thing.


Rachel Hauck


I still am looking to continue to fill my open slots. If you know anyone looking for therapy services, especially anyone that has availability during the day and afternoon please pass along my information! My office is located in Springside Plaza on route 40 in Newark, DE. Office phone is 302-261-6526. I can also be found on Psychology Today online. Thanks so much! :) 12/05/2015

Her mother doesn't get why she's depressed. So she explains the best way she knows how.

Powerful and articulate.... Sabrina Benaim's “Explaining My Depression to My Mother" is pretty powerful.


Intellectual Takeout

Pretty much... 11/15/2015

10 Tips for talking to your kids about terrorism from a pediatric mental health expert - Mom... A pediatric mental health expert offers very helpful advice and tips for talking to your kids about terrorism. 10/01/2015

Calming Breathing Exercise for Kids . Activities for Kids: Adventures In Learning . PBS Parents...

One of the most important coping skills to put in your "toolbox", teach them early! Kids feeling stressed? Check out this calming breathing exercise for kids that can help them manage the "fight or flight" response.


Love this...change your perspective and take back control of your day 08/18/2015

A Navy Seal's 4 Tips To Boost Mental Toughness I've had a 20-year career as a Navy SEAL, 30 years of martial arts training and more than 15 years of yoga practice and teaching to warriors. If there is anything I can teach you, it’s how important 08/02/2015

The Letter Your Teenager Can't Write You Dear Parent: This is the letter I wish I could write. This fight we are in right now. I need it. I need this fight. I can’t tell you this because I don’t have the language for it and it wouldn’t make sense anyway. But I need this fight. Badly. I need to hate you right now and I need you to survive… 07/23/2015

How To Grow As A Person (No Matter What You're Going Through)

Building your personal container...I like to call it your bubble Growth may be hard. But it doesn’t have to be complicated. Simplicity is my philosophy as a licensed family therapist and life coach. In order for me to understand something, I need to (as my 07/22/2015

7 Lies That Are Holding You Back From Your Best Life

Define your own version of success... They usually mean well, but your family, your career advisers, college counselors, and anyone else who follows the "traditional path" to success has been lying to you your whole life. They tell you




200 Biddle Avenue, Suite 105
Newark, DE

Opening Hours

Monday 7:15am - 8pm
Tuesday 8am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 8am - 4pm
Thursday 7:15am - 4pm

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