Dr. Joseph Schwartz

Clinical Psychology
Dover, DE
30 years experience male

Locations

The Mind and Body Consortium

Milford, DE

Address

993 N. Dupont Highway, Milford, DE, US
Directions

Fax

(302) 424-7772

Insurances accepted

Cigna

The Mind and Body Consortium

Dover, DE

About

Bio

EDUCATION

B.A. Lehigh University, 1975; M.A. 1976

Prof. Certificate School Psychology, Queens College CUNY, 1981

Doctor of Psychology, Yeshiva University Ferkauf GSP, June 1992 (APA accredited program).

Professional Coach, GROW Training Institute, Inc., January 2005 (APA accredited program) 
QUALIFICATIONS State of Delaware Licensed Psychologist # (Private Practice) Jan. 2014 to present. Absolute Staffers LLC, Clinical Psychologist (Dover Air Force Base) October 1, 2012 to May 2013

State of Georgia Licensed Psychologist,Joseph Schwartz PsyD (Private Practice) #PSY. July 21, 2006 to December 2010. Member National Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress. November 2007 Independent licensed psychologist with court experience and has been qualified by NY State Supreme Court as a psychology expert witness 1993 to present.

NYS Licensed Psychologist, #; Joseph L.J. Schwartz, Psy.D. P.C. (Private Practice); Medicare # . October 1, 1993 to present.

Chief Operating Officer, Regional Behavioral Health Managed Care Company 1998.

Vanderbilt Nursing Home, 9/93-2/97. Consultation, psycho diagnostic assessment and treatment of geriatric residents.

NYC Board of Education, 9/81-6/95 testing and therapy with students at the Elementary, Intermediate, and High School levels. Evaluation for licensure of new psychologists, Office of Recruitment and Placement (1991-1995); Supervision of Psychologists-in-Training (1991-1995).

Clinical Internships 9/80- 8/94 Brooklyn Development Center, Coney Island Hospital, Lutheran Medical Center, NYC Board of Education Division of High Schools, The Regent Hospital (Fellowship). 

Primary Certificate, Institute for Rational-Emotive Therapy (1994).
 

ACHIEVEMENTS 

Superintendent’s Appointee, Crisis Response Team. Staten Island High Schools Team Leader (1988-1995). Supervision of five mental health providers. Use of cognitive approach/brief therapy.

Coordinator, Power of Choice program (Reality Therapy), PRHS

Specialties
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Clinical Psychology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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4 Agrees
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A male asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Beware long term use: No scientific evidence that these herbal supplements are useful against psychosocial stressors. In fact, a 2007 Canadian study warned against the effe... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Not meds here: Neither, both have side effects that would make you tired and sleepy. The GAD is making you jittery and you should seek psychotherapy
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Yes and No: Please go for a Neurology consult to rule out any physical causes to your problems. If there are no injuries or body related causes then your problems... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Ignore: Like yourself, be yourself. Everyone else taken lol.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Other Symptoms?: If you are not eating or skipped meals this can result in lightheadedness. are you dieting? if you are taking any medications check the side effects. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Ignore: Seek help, don't try to do it all yourself.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Stress: If you are working late hours, have family issues, work issues, interpersonal problems this is usually the reason. If not, then check your health.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Consult Dr.: Drugs often interact with each other. Please consult a Psychiatrist or Psychiatric NP to determine how this will affect your mood.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Are you ill?: Rule out a physical illness first or meds that cause nausea. If you willfully make yourself sick you must ask yourself why you are doing this or ask f... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Headaches?: Please see a Neurologist if you get headaches and cant sleep. Further tests may be necessary to determine the causes of your poor sleep but awake cycl... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Anxiety and health: It is not uncommon for anxiety to cause health problems. Many people with Panic Disorder incorrectly believe they are having a heart attack. i am unsu... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
If 2 weeks see a Dr: Fred, A Major Depressive Disorder lasts for at least 2 weeks with problems in concentration sleep and down feelings much as you have descibed, See a M... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Vitamins are suplmts: If you are anxious you might want to try something different. There are no studies that show vitamins help control anxiety. Usually, they are used for... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Therapy: Perhaps you need to speak with your therapist about getting a relaxation technique, using meditation, or starting an exercise program. Extra therapy m... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Ignore: If you do TM then you use a Mantra. Zen meditation asks you to observe breath going in and out.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Fantasy vs Reality: If these are infrequent fantasies then I wouldnt worry, especially if you have not acted on your urges. However, if they are more frequent and intense... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
See MD First: Hi Kelly, You must see your health care professional first to rule out any physical problem associated with head pressure. If you are fine then your... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
How Many Pills: Please be very careful to take only the prescribed amount of medication. If you have taken too many pills knowing or unknowingly you should go to the... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Consult MH Profesnl: You can rule in or rule out an anxiety condition through a clinical interview with a Psychiatrist, Psychologist or other mental health professional. I... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
No Data: As far as I know there is no scientific results showing vitamins reduce anxiety. Perhaps, you should try to do some relaxation technique such as medit... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Schwartz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Schwartz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks..I am looking to use for short term in combination with therapy...looking for this to slow down anxiety and allow for therapy be more effective
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good! I have low BP unless anxious/panic. Then only high BP for a moment.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you very much.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva
Graduated 1993MD
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