Get to Know: Jude Johnson-Shupe, Social Services
Jude Johnson-Shupe, LCSW, practices as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Beebe Behavioral Health in Lewes. She offers supportive counseling services for patients age 18 and older who have been diagnosed with wide range of mental health disorders. Jude’s goal is to help her patients improve their social, emotional, and psychological health, applying cognitive behavioral techniques, empowerment theories, coping strategies, and motivational interviewing skills through the processes of intervention and recovery.
Jude’s experience with Beebe Healthcare dates back to 2011, when she joined the organization as a social worker in the Tunnell Cancer Center. There, she focused on providing patients and their families with case management guidance, including connection to community resources such as preventive care, psychotherapy services, supportive counseling, and grief support services. She later accepted a job with Jewish Family Services as a licensed clinical social worker and telehealth provider, where she worked for one year before returning to Beebe with a goal to concentrate on counseling services, in 2022. Jude is a graduate of Delaware State University, where she earned both a master of social work and a bachelor of arts in sociology. She is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in social work at Tulane University. Jude is licensed to practice as a clinical social worker in both Delaware and Virginia, and she is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), through courses completed at Delaware Technical Community College.
Outside of work, Jude enjoys running, cooking, and spending quality time with her family.