Carmela L. | LCSW

Oncology Social Worker, Cancer Care Connection

Carmela is an Oncology Social Worker with Cancer Care Connection, an affiliate of JFS Delaware. In this position, she works closely with cancer patients, caregivers, and community partners to reduce cancer-related distress; Oncology Social Workers are dedicated to compassionately helping those affected by cancer navigate the full range of the issues they face, make informed decisions, and take action on their own behalf.

Throughout her long career, Carmela has previously been employed by Christiana Care, the Census Bureau, and Upper Bay Counseling & Support Services. She completed her education and training through Brandywine College, Wilmington University, and Widener University.

In her free time, Carmela stays active through kayaking, archery, hiking and travelling; she also enjoys reading, gardening, cooking, and home remodeling. Carmela continues to serve the community, beyond her work as a therapist, volunteering at St. Patrick’s Center, Winterthur, the League of Women Voters, and the Delaware Grief Awareness Consortium.

Licenses and Certifications

  • LCSW


Approaches and Theories

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Solution-Focused
  • Narrative Therapy


Populations and Issues

  • Cancer & Related Stressors
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Problem Solving


Cancer Care Connection is an affiliate of JFS Delaware.
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