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This site is moderated by Dr. Darleen Claire Wodzenski, a Clinical Mental Health Counselor with National Board Certification [NCC]; author and speaker, providing direct services to children and families as well as training and development for parents, educators, and helping professionals. Dr. Darleen Claire’s specializations include brain-based and attachment-oriented strategies for children with complex or co-occurring challenges of development, learning, behavior, and mental health. The information presented here is designed to increase awareness of developmentally appropriate parenting strategies for children of all ages; and to provide access to effective counseling, intervention, advocacy, and therapy to address each child’s unique needs.
If you have any question or concerns, please remember that your child’s Pediatrician, the local Health Department, and your school district’s Office of Exceptional Student/Special Education are excellent resources. Please check with your local experts to address specific questions pertaining to your child.
Dr. Darleen’s background combines special education with psychology and clinical mental health counseling. A Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Special Educator, her psychology background is in the non-clinical area of Psychoneuroeducational foundations of child learning, growth, and development. Dr. Darleen also encourages parent educators to join her in gaining credentials to ensure that parents receive ethical, evidence-based training; her QPPE is a Qualified Professional Parent Educator credential from NCPEN.
Dr. Darleen offers Counseling, Educational Advocacy and Intervention, and Developmental Intervention services around the Metro Atlanta area including Alpharetta, Marietta, College Park, Cumberland, and Hiram. Some of the services she provides include:
Some of the areas of focus in Dr. Darleen Claire’s work include:
Services are available for infants and children, youth and teens, adults, families, and groups.
Dr. Darleen Claire typically offers consultation sessions to help families and individuals find the right help for their situation. She can be reached at 770-686-0894 or D@OrchardHumanServices.org
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