Margaret (Peggy) Gaestel

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LCSW-C

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Margaret (Peggy) Gaestel, MSW, LCSW, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Lewes
(302) 329-8224 Website

Margaret (Peggy) Gaestel

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LCSW-C


Location

Synergy Behavioral Health Group
414 East Savannah Rd
Lewes, Delaware 19958
(302) 329-8224

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Director of Synergy Behavioral Health Group and Clinical Social Worker in Delaware and Maryland. I learned the importance of respecting people for who they are, recognizing and building on individual strengths and resilience, people bring to their life circumstances. Certified in Trauma Studies, experience with children, adults, and families. Engaged in on-going training in areas of assessing trauma and attachment issues and incorporate therapies that have the best outcomes for families, including Theraplay Provide trauma focused EMDR. In addition to traditional therapeutic interventions, I incorporate use of yoga, mindfulness, and mind/body connections that help improve therapeutic outcomes.
Co-developed program for adolescents, while employed as Addictions Counselor, completed training in addiction treatment for adolescents and families. Developed curriculum and training through the University Of Maryland School Of Social Work Training Department Family Centered Practice in Child Welfare and Certified Facilitator in Girls Circle providing Girls Circle activities.
Family Centered Practice, Family Team Meetings, and Family Group Decision Making. Trained as a Facilitator, Mediation Training and Child Custody Mediation Training. Critical Incident Stress Management, Forensic Interviewing of Child Sexual Abuse victims, evaluations and treatment of sexually abused children and adolescents, Attachment Based Family Therapy, and Family Injustice Theory

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: University of Maryland
  • Year Graduated: 1997
  • License No. and State: Q1-0000844 Delaware

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • APS Healthcare
  • Alliance
  • Anthem
  • Beacon
  • Blue Care Network
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry
  • Highmark
  • MAMSI
  • MHN
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Optum
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Margaret (Peggy) Gaestel's Groups

Girls Circle/Dharma Kids of Delaware

There are groups with different themes and a therapeutic influence. These themes include Dharma Kids of Delaware (finding your purpose and appreciating others); Girls Circle focusing on improving daily development for girls (also available for boys) ages 9 - 18 with different topics; Theatre Camps and others.

More about this group

Location

Synergy Behavioral Health Group
414 East Savannah Rd
Lewes, Delaware 19958
(302) 329-8224

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Parenting
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
Categories
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Neurofeedback
  • Play Therapy
  • Relational
  • Sand Play
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group
Video/Skype
  • Video Counseling

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 08 May 2017
Margaret (Peggy) Gaestel, MSW, LCSW, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Lewes

Margaret (Peggy) Gaestel

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LCSW-C