Joel Vanini L.C.S.W.   

Joel is a dynamic practitioner whose style is interactive down to earth and possesses a wide variety of skills. She helps her clients become mindful of how their past and current thoughts and behaviors are effective to make productive changes in their lives. She has expertise in anxiety, depression, improving couples communication, trauma, divorce and separation as well as chronic illness. 

         She is available in the online exclusively.



About Us

Joel Vanini LCSW and Derek Hopler's LPCMH  mission is to provide personalized, high-quality care.  We have created a practice that we believe in and choose for our own family members.

We are practice of dedicated and experienced psychotherapists who believe in working with our patients to maintain and improve their mental  health. We work together and individually to serve our clients in all stages of life.  Our services are provided  in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. We also believe in educating our patients as we work with them in achieving their goals 

Each therapist  is Board certified by the State of Delaware and each comes to our practice with years of experience in their area of specialty.  Our support staff consult with the therapists  prior to working with each patient in order to provide informed, consistent care at all times.  Patients are encouraged to go to our website: to preregister (go to Contact at top of green bar) and see available appointment times.  Our site is password secure. 

To schedule an appointment, please call: 302 856 9190  

Bridge Counseling & Therapy Center 

                 Derek Hopler, L.P.C.M.H. 

Derek is a Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health and is effective in utilizing a number of tools to enhance healthy emotional and mental growth for his clients. He is well rounded and effective in working well with diverse patient populations. Derek has tremendous skills to help his clients overcome their  challenging situations and  help them to  move in a new  meaningful direction. 

Call Us:  302-856-9190