The licensed and experienced psychotherapist team at Norman Broudy, MD & Associates of Wilmington, Delaware, are dedicated to evaluating and treating mental health problems for you and your family. Our providers work together to identify the most appropriate, comprehensive, and integrative care based on an individual’s or family’s specific needs.
Psychotherapists in Wilmington, DE
Please take a moment to learn more about the psychotherapists at Broudy & Associates:
Dr. Baylin has been working in the mental health field for 45 years. He received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Peabody College of Vanderbilt University in 1981. For the past twenty years, while continuing his clinical practice, he has immersed himself in the study of neurobiology and in teaching mental health practitioners about “putting the brain in therapy”.
Several years ago, Dr. Baylin began a collaborative relationship with Daniel Hughes, a leader in the field of attachment-focused therapy. Their book, Brain Based Parenting, was released by Norton Press in the spring of 2012 as part of the Norton series on Interpersonal Neurobiology. A second book with Dr. Hughes, The Neurobiology of Attachment- focused Therapy, was published by Norton in 2016. Dr. Baylin has presented at numerous international conferences on the topics of early life trauma, attachment disorders, and attachment-focused therapy.
Elijah Butler, a licensed professional counselor, has 20+ years of experience as a mental health provider. He holds multiple degrees, including a bachelor's degree in political science and master’s degrees in counseling psychology and health care administration. He joined Broudy & Associates in 2013.
Elijah has provided mental and behavioral health care in a variety of settings, including inpatient and outpatient environments, residential treatment facilities, as well as elementary and high schools. These opportunities have contributed to his extensive understanding, belief, and practice associated with psychotherapy.
Clinical Social Worker
Mike Dzuba holds an undergraduate degree in English from Temple University and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Pennsylvania.
Mike has had a wide range of experience with young children, adolescents, and adults. He spent seven years at the Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic, where he worked extensively with families and children of all ages in a family therapy setting.
Mike is experienced with adoptions and divorces, as well as a wide range of mental health issues such as ADHD, learning disabilities, behavioral problems, anxiety, depression, autism spectrum disorders, and trauma. He is also experienced with mindfulness meditation, stress-reduction techniques, and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR).
Mike is a member of the Clinical Social Work Association of Delaware, the National Association of Social Workers, and the Academy of Certified Social Workers.
Gloria Fox is a licensed professional counselor of mental health as well as a nationally certified counselor.
She received her BA from the University of Delaware in Newark and her master’s from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She also earned trauma certification from Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania.
She has been working as an LPC since 1995 and currently practices mindfulness-based cognitive therapy with adolescents and adults.
A board-certified clinical psychologist, Dr. Daniel Hoover earned his bachelor of arts in psychology at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, followed by a master of science and doctor of philosophy in clinical psychology from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky.
In addition, Dr. Hoover completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical child psychology at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas. He has also served as senior psychologist at the internationally recognized Child and Family Center Support Center at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins and located in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dr. Hoover’s clinical interests include individual and family therapy, child and adult therapy, and treating autism spectrum disorders. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.
Clinical Social Worker
Lori Jones graduated from Bryn Mawr College’s Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research in 2002 with a master’s degree in social service.
She became a licensed clinical social worker in 2004 and served as a family therapist at the Herman Rosenblum Child & Adolescent Center at Wilmington Hospital. She joined Broudy & Associates in 2008.
Lori specializes in individual therapy for children and adolescents and their families.
Professional Counselor, Chemical Dependency Professional
Beth Krieger has been a certified alcohol and drug addiction counselor (CADC) since 1982 and a licensed professional counselor of mental health (LPCMH) since 1992. She became a licensed chemical dependency professional (LCDP) in 2005.
Beth holds a bachelor of clinical psychology degree from the University of Virginia, and a master of counseling degree from the University of Delaware. Her training includes addiction education and treatment of trauma, eating disorders, crisis intervention, and case management.
As a chemical dependency professional, Beth specializes in dual diagnosis (mental health and substance abuse) and parenting of substance abusers. She provides therapy for families, adolescents, and adults. She believes good care is the establishment of a supportive, nonjudgmental, active relationship. It includes feedback, suggestion, education, and collaboration so patients can experience meaningful changes in their lives.
Beth is involved with the Delaware Association for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors as an instructor and member of the board of directors.
Dr. Mladen Milic received his board certification in clinical psychiatry in 1986. He completed his bachelor of arts at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and his PhD at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Milic’s training includes inpatient and residential settings, and an adjunct faculty position at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Through the Quaker Peace Project, Dr. Milic was involved in the treatment and integration of students from different warring groups within Serbia, Croatia, and Bosnia. He has been with Broudy & Associates since 1995.
Dr. Milic provides individual, couples, and family therapy. He specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression, ADHD, and bipolar disorders, with an emphasis on interpersonal, cognitive, and behavioral approaches to therapy.
Dr. Renee Murch has a PhD in psychology. She received her bachelor of arts from Hofstra University Hempstead in New York, and both a master of arts and PhD from the University of Delaware in Newark. She completed her internship at Friends Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Murch sees children (6 years and older), adolescents, adults, and families. She treats patients with anxiety, OCD, depression, ADHD, faith-based issues, sexual identity crisis, Asperger syndrome, high-functioning autism, and other behavior and mood disorders. She practices cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and insight-oriented therapy.
Dr. Murch is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Delaware Psychological Association.
Mariella is a local psychotherapist with 30 years of experience working in Mental Health, Addictions, Trauma, Perinatal Mental Health and Parenting Education. Currently dividing her professional time between non-profit integrated medicine, and private practice. Mariella's own personal experience in treatment, yoga practice and connection to nature have influenced how she currently works. Mariella trained with the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP) on advanced tapping and other emotional freedom techniques. Mariella's workframe is polyvagal-informed, having completed training with Deb Dana. Mariella uses emotional freedom techniques, acceptance commitment therapy and somatic work to help clients connect with their bodies and life experience, and take more compassionate care of their needs and potential for growth.
Clinical Social Worker
Malisa Shreve earned her MS in Counseling from Villanova University and her MSW from Widener University. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has worked in the field for over 30 years. Malisa works primarily with adults struggling with depression, anxiety and mood disorders that may occur in conjunction with trauma histories, and PTSD. Her goal is to empower individuals to take control of their destinies and function effectively by providing them with practical solutions needed to realize their goals through therapy, education, and motivation. Malisa’s therapeutic style is that of respect and nurturance...and with a dash of humor. One of the interventions that she provides is EMDR (Eye Movement, Desensitization & Reprocessing). EMDR is an evidenced based therapy that helps people heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that have resulted from traumatic experiences. EMDR is also effective in treating anxiety, depression, anger, low self-esteem, grief, and physical pain in addition to other issues.
Jen attended the University of Minnesota, graduating in 1996. She returned to school and graduated from Wilmington University in 2015 with her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
Jen specializes in developmental trauma (in utero trauma, adoption, early life trauma) with a focus on attachment therapy. She utilizes the understanding ofhow the brain and nervous system work in order help the child and their family make relational and behavior progress toward goals.
Clinical Social Worker
Diane Tait is a licensed clinical social worker with more than 25 years of experience in the mental health field. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology at the University of Mary Washington (associated with the University of Virginia) in Fredericksburg, and her master of social work at the University of South Carolina in Columbia.
After completing her bachelor’s degree, Diane worked as a child protective social worker in Ithaca, New York, and later in adult foster care at Delaware Psychiatric Center. Diane then returned to school and earned her master’s degree in social work. Since then, she has worked in agency settings and private practice.
Diane works with children (5 years and up), adolescents, adults, and families. She is comfortable working with anxiety and panic, child and adult depression, bipolar disorder, and ADHD. Her approach to therapy is to start where the client is. She uses a variety of therapeutic modalities including stress reduction, relaxation exercises, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), resource tapping, emotional freedom techniques, redirecting negative thought patterns, and insight-oriented therapy.
Diane is affiliated with the National Association of Social Workers, Academy of Certified Social Workers, Clinical Social Work Association of Delaware, and National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists.
Tom Vail has been a licensed professional counselor of mental health at Broudy & Associates since 2000. He received his bachelor of arts and master of counseling degrees from the University of Delaware in Newark. He is a member of the National Board for Certified Counselors.
Tom specializes in family therapy, adolescents, and school-related issues. He believes in the healing power of healthy human relationships and how the acceptance of emotions creates well-being.
Clinical Social Worker
Mary-Brent Whipple became a licensed clinical social worker in 1982. She received her undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, and her graduate degree from Smith College School for Social Work in Northampton, Massachusetts. She joined Broudy & Associates in 2011.
For more than 30 years, Mary-Brent has worked in a variety of settings including outpatient clinics for the developmentally disabled, community mental health centers, home health care, mental health agencies, schools, and private practice. Most of her current work is with adults, as well as adolescents and their parents, using a variety of treatment approaches.
Mary-Brent's areas of expertise involve the assessment and treatment of anxiety, depression, and bipolar mood disorders, life transitions, adult and child ADHD/autism spectrum disorders, organizational skills, and issues faced by the developmentally disabled and their families.