Joseph Anastasio

  • Delaware

About Joseph Anastasio's service

Joseph Anastasio is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with licenses in both Delaware and Maryland, specializing in providing psychotherapeutic services to individuals, couples, and families. He holds a Master’s degree in Special Education from Hunter College in New York City and an MSW from the University of Maryland School of Social Work. Joseph has extensive experience in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) and has worked with clients dealing with grief and bereavement. Additionally, he has expertise in working with individuals with autism and developmental disabilities, as well as trauma work. Joseph is currently an adjunct professor at Wilmington University, where he teaches courses in conflict resolution and mediation. He has also taught courses at Johns Hopkins University, Coppin State University, College of Notre Dame in Baltimore, and Bowie State University. Joseph has a strong background in Alternatives to Violence (AVP), Restorative Practices, and mediation with couples and families. He is well-versed in the issues facing the LGBTQ community and has facilitated workshops on grief and bereavement, informed consent, and working with families of children with disabilities. Joseph is deeply passionate about helping individuals imagine and fulfill their best selves, and he is always on a quest for the quintessential slice of pizza,

Areas of Focus and Specialization

  • ADHD
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Career difficulties
  • Coaching
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Depression
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • Intimacy-related issues
  • LGBT
  • Parenting issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Self esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma and abuse

Additional areas

  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Autism and Asperger Syndrome
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Caregiver Issues and Stress
  • Chronic Pain Illness and Disability
  • Co-morbidity
  • Communication Problems
  • Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Family Problems
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Hospice and End of Life Counseling
  • Infidelity
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Isolation / Loneliness

Therapeutic approaches

  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Gottman Method
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Years in practice

7 years

NPI number


License Details

DE LCSW Q1-0001365, MD LCSW-C 17704

License: LCSW


License number: Q1-0001365

Expires at 2025-01-31

License: LCSW-C


number: 17704

Expires at 2024-10-31

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