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Dr. Darleen Claire Wodzenski

Orchard Human Services, Inc.
Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Developmental Interventionist
Douglasville, Georgia

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Dr. Darleen Claire Wodzenski is an Author, Speaker, and Interventionist with Orchard Human Services, Inc. and adjunct faculty member with Nova Southeastern University.

She provides direct services to individuals and families [clinical mental health counseling, special education advocacy and consulting, parent training, psycho-educational intervention, child development intervention] and professional training, development and consultative services in the areas of Child Development, Exceptional Student Education, Juvenile Justice, Co-Occurring Conditions of Youth, and Trauma-Informed Client Engagement. Author of “Dead Children Can’t Read” and “Marmalade Jam” her specializations include a complex Psychoneuroeducational approach to learning, developmental, emotional, and behavioral challenges as well as treatment and intervention for children and families affected by Disorders of Attachment [RAD or Reactive Attachment Disorder and DSED or Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder] and Autism Spectrum Disorders [ASD]. 

An approved trainer for BFTS, Dr. Darleen is a credentialed Georgia P to 12 educator and special education director for an early learning center. She provides professional training and development services for early childhood educators, teachers, mental health professionals, and other stakeholders in the lives of children with exceptional needs. Dr. Darleen is also a Qualified Professional Parent Educator [QPPE] who trains foster, adoptive, and birth parents who are raising children with special needs including Attachment Disorder [RAD] and Neuroatypicality [ASD or Autism Spectrum Disorder].

A Licensed Professional Counselor with a focus on Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Dr. Darleen holds a PhD in Psychology with a focus on Psychoneuroeducational Strategies to address Complex and Co-Occurring Disorders of Learning, Development, Neurodevelopment, Behavior, Mental Health, and Attachment. She holds a Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Masters degree in Exceptional Student Education.