Dawn Schatz, LCSW

Dawn Schatz (pronounced "shots") holds a Master’s degree in Social Work, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and is certified as a Domestic Violence Specialist in the state of Delaware.  She is also a certified Gestalt Therapist, having completed her training at the Gestalt Therapy Institute of Philadelphia.
In her practice, Dawn works with adolescents and adults, male and female, on a wide range of issues including, but not limited to relationships, life transitions and adjustment, self esteem, sexual orientation, loss and grief, depression, anxiety, trauma, and abuse, including domestic abuse and sexual abuse.  Click here to read about Dawn's approach to therapy.
Dawn spent the first 10 years of her career as a Therapist and Program Director for a private non-profit organization, where she developed Delaware's only youth dating violence intervention program. 
She has provided therapy services for hundreds of adolescents and adults in abusive relationships and has reached thousands more through outreach presentations and workshops.  She has also been honored to work with survivors of sexual abuse and assault along their roads to healing.  

Dawn writes the "Emotional Wellness" column in the Middletown Transcript on the last Thursday of each month on a variety of related topics. Read past columns here on the Middletown Transcript's website.
Contact Dawn: 
(302) 898-1616 or