All visitors are required to wear masks.

For COVID-19 safety, all visitors to ChristianaCare facilities and services are required to wear masks. This includes visitors who are vaccinated. Please read our visitor guidelines before arrival.

Masks required at outpatient locations; visitors and support persons limited

All visitors at outpatient locations must be masked in alignment with the masking guidelines on our visitation policy page here. Patients at ChristianaCare’s outpatient services are advised to come to their appointments alone unless a support person is absolutely needed. If a support person is needed, such as a parent, guardian or spokesperson, we highly encourage that the support person be vaccinated. Outpatient practices are not requiring vaccination or a negative COVID test for visitors at this time.

All hospital visitors required to be vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test.

  • Inpatients in our Christiana, Wilmington and Union hospitals may have one visitor daily between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. The visitor must be 16 or older.
  • Patients having outpatient surgery may have one support person accompany them. Support persons must be 16 or older.
  • All visitors and surgical support people must show proof of vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test within the prior 72 hours.

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Physicians & Staff

Alan Schwartz, Psy.D.

Behavioral Health

Alan L. Schwartz, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and has been with the ChristianaCare since 1993. He serves as the Behavioral Science faculty for the Family Medicine Residency where he provides behavioral health training for Family Medicine and Emergency/Family Residents. His clinical work, as a health psychologist and behavioral health consultant, is at the Family Medicine Center at Foulk Road, a primary care practice serving a diverse population in Wilmington.

Dr. Schwartz earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology at Widener University. He has expertise in individual psychotherapy with specialization in treating mood, anxiety and sleep disorders. He has extensive experience in psychological testing, including personality assessment, pre-employment and fitness for duty evaluations for law enforcement and high-risk personnel. The recipient of grant awards for assessment and treatment programs assisting victims of crime and sexual assault, Dr. Schwartz is trained in specialized techniques for the treatment of psychological trauma such as EMDR and prolonged exposure.

Dr. Schwartz is a fellow of the Society for Personality Assessment and associate editor of its newsletter, SPA Exchange, and a member of the American Psychological Association, Society for Behavioral Sleep Medicine, Collaborative Family Healthcare Association and Delaware Psychological Association. He presents at professional organizations in the areas of psychological assessment and psychotherapy. Dr. Schwartz also has a private practice in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, specializing in learning assessments with children and adults, is a consultant for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and teaches in the graduate program at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Specialties: Psychology
Education: Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology at Widener University