Career Counseling in Newark, DE—Counselors and Therapists

Career Counseling in Newark, DE—Counselors and Therapists

You’re clicking through google search results, your search question staring at you accusingly: What should I do with my life?

Three personality quizzes, twenty web pages, and a possibly sketchy free e-book later, and you are completely overwhelmed. There’s a lot of information out there that grabs for our attention, saying do this and go there, get this degree, and this career has more money, but you want to be happy, and didn’t your friend’s uncle say the market was going to crash soon anyways?

Maybe it’s better to stay undecided, unfocused, unsure of your direction.

Not yet! Thriveworks Newark believes there is a career choice out there that won’t only further your goals, it’ll make you happy. We know that at this point, we’re probably just page 21 on your web browser, just another voice telling you what to do.

But we want so much more than to tell you what to do; we want to work with you as we discover what your passions are and what the next steps we can take are. Thriveworks Newark wants to walk with you as you grow into this new phase of your life.

What Is Career Counseling?

Career counseling is not just for new graduates braving the real world for the first time- although that is definitely a great reason to see a career counselor. Very few people stay with one career for their entire lives. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the average person will change their job 12 times!

While some people are ready to jump into the next career, for others it is a decision plagued with questions and uncertainty. That’s where a Thriveworks Newark Career Counselor can come in handy. We are a supportive, empathetic, outside third party that can help sort through all the racing thoughts and questions. Having an outside perspective and talking about your decision out loud is very helpful for making decisions.

In more specificity, Thriveworks Newark commonly sees people for career counseling when they are wrestling with:

  • Leaving a job you’ve been at for years
  • Changing companies
  • Starting your own business
  • Changing fields
  • New out of college and not sure what to do with your degree
  • Having so many passions, you can’t choose which one to focus on
  • General dissatisfaction about your career but not sure what to do with it
  • Questions about where your strengths lay and how that can be translated to a job
  • Re-entering the career field and unsure how it or you have changed
  • Wanting to get ahead in your career

You’re probably going to spend over 92,000 hours working, or an estimated quarter of your life! You don’t want to be miserable for a quarter of your life, and Thriveworks Newark doesn’t want that either!

What Happens in a Career Counseling Session?

Every session will be unique in Thriveworks Newark career counseling. If there was a cut-and-paste way to find a career that suits your needs and that you love, you would have found it in one of the aforementioned google searches.

But there’s not. Because you are a unique individual with unique strengths, passions, and living situation. What works for you won’t work for someone else. Thriveworks Newark not only wants to acknowledge that, we want to celebrate it. Every session will be focused on you. The specifics of a career counseling session will also be dependent on where in the career-lifetime you are.

Are you trying to decide to quit your current job? We might look into outside circumstances that is driving your discontentment, searching for the why you want to make this change, and what it could mean. Are you trying to find your first, or just a new, career path? Great! We’ll take a deep dive into your strengths and passions, maybe take a few trusted tests and get you started on a path that will be the most beneficial for who you are and who you want to be.

Are you okay in your career, but you want to take it to the next level? Exciting! Let’s talk about what that looks like and how we can keep you healthy in all areas as you take more responsibility and further your career. Career counseling is as broad as the careers available. Thriveworks Newark is excited to meet you and begin building the life you’ve always dreamed about.

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People Love Our Providers!

Overall Rating: 5★★★★★ based on 17 5 1 17 reviews. See all reviews
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Great scheduling team!

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I called to make an appointment for my daughter and Kenyata was SO friendly and helpful. She answered all of my questions and was so easy to talk to. Scheduling as a first-time patient is always so difficult, but this was so easy and accomodating. If the scale is 1-5, 5 being the best, I'd give my experience a 10!
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Taylor donovan

★★★★★
Has helped me come a long, very easy to talk to and understanding, highly recommend
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Michael Beckham is a strong counselor.

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I recommend Michael Beckham without reservation. He was both a colleague of mine and a supervisor and I've known him to be an outstanding, caring clinician. Michael is highly intelligent, warm, empathetic and effective. He has a great deal of experience and is beloved by his patients.
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Excellent Therapists!

★★★★★
Dr. Thompson is an excellent therapist. She really helped me when I was struggling. I’ve known her for years and she is a very kind and caring person. I highly recommend this practice.
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Thumbs up!

★★★★★
Dr. Deb Thompson is a kind, caring and thoughtful person. Very easy to talk to.
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Highly recommend this practice!

★★★★★
I highly recommend this practice! Super friendly staff, easy appt scheduling, great therapists with a wide range of styles and approaches. The director, Dr Thompson, is smart, and kind, and so down to earth, she really listens.
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The right kind of help when I needed it

★★★★★
Dr Thompson provides great support and advice. She helped me through a rough time in my life and gave me the right kind of help when I needed it. I learned a ton about myself, cleaned up some past baggage that was weighing me down, and got my life back on track. I still use the skills she taught me in my relationships, at work, with my kids and I feel in control of my life. I’m not happy go lucky 100% of the time, but I’m much more relaxed and open and confident that I can handle whatever comes up. Big thanks to Dr Thompson!
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Caring, competent therapists,

★★★★★
When Dr Thompson announced she was opening a Thriveworks office in Newark, I was thrilled. Over the past 20 years, I have referred many clients to Dr Thompson and found her to be sensitive, caring, ethical, and highly skilled with a wide range of clients. She was able to connect with folks who’ve had difficulty finding a good fit with other clinicians, and she seemed to know just the right approach with some of my clients who’d tried therapy in the past, but didn’t really feel at ease. Her compassion, experience, and excellent clinical skills make her my first choice when referring out; I would send my own family members to Dr Thompson.
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Excellent

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I have known Dr.Thompson for many years and completely trust her professionalism and expertise. I wish she would open a Thriveworks in my town.
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Highly Recommend!

★★★★★
I have known Dr. Thompson for many years. Her compassion for and commitment to people make her an amazing clinician. She is a great listener and a professional practitioner. I would recommend her to anyone looking for care.
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Highly recommend!

★★★★★
Dr. Debra Thompson has been so helpful to our family. She is a very professional, knowledgeable, and resourceful psychologist. I can highly recommend her!
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Dr Thompson

★★★★★
Dr. Thompson is a respected colleague-she is always prepared and truly cares about colleagues and clients. I would recommend her without hesitation.
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Thriveworks Newark is the best!

★★★★★
I cannot not say enough about this place! The space is beautiful, and the process of getting help is really easy and affordable. The Clinical Director, Dr. Thompson, was so kind and patient with our questions. I highly recommend you contact Thriveworks Newark, if you need a counselor.
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I love Thriveworks Newark!

★★★★★
The owner, Dr. Debra Thompson, has been so supportive and helpful! She is so perceptive and insightful. I would encourage anyone to seek services here!
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Dr. Thompson is excellent

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Dr. Thompson is excellent and I would highly recommend her. She’s very kind and caring, extremely thoughtful and ethical. I would definitely recommend her to anyone.
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Highly Recommend

★★★★★
Dr. Thompson is so warm and compassionate.  She is very easy to talk to, and really cares about people! I highly recommend her!!!
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Highly Recommend

★★★★★
I highly recommend Dr. Debra Thompson. She’s been a colleague of mine for many years, and I’ve always admired her effectiveness, professionalism, warmth, dependability, and trustworthiness.
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