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Meet Dr. Darleen Claire

Dr. Darleen Claire & Bongo

Dr. Darleen Claire Wodzenski loves working with children (of all ages) and the younger ones usually love meeting her special fluffy yellow buddy, Bongo. and

Dr. Darleen Claire Wodzenski


Dr. Darleen Claire Wodzenski is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Special Education and Child Development Interventionist, with a PhD in Psychoneuroeducational Psychology, and is a Nationally Board Certified Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia. With a deep appreciation for the human process of healing, growth, and transformation, her personal and professional explorations have led to a focused and effective approach to personal growth and transformation as well as evidence-based approaches for resolving challenges of learning, behavior, self-regulation, and development of social, emotional, and attachment processes. Dr. Darleen Claire supports the broad development of children and adolescents, and is passionate about working with families and children who are dealing with Neurodevelopmental Challenges [including Autism Spectrum Disorder] and Attachment Disorder (i.e. RAD or DSED).

Through her affiliation with the nonprofit organization Orchard Human Services, Inc., Dr. Darleen offers both internship and CUSP [Counselor Under Supervision Program] placement for mental health professionals in training. Contact Orchard Human Services, Inc. at (770) 686-0894 or at email forms to learn more about how to apply for the mental health counselor/therapist internship and counselor under supervision programs.

Some areas of specialization include:

  • Autism Socialization Training
  • Inclusion program training and development
  • Attachment Development Training and Intervention Program [RAD and DSED]
  • Trauma Using a Fluid Trauma [TM] gentle approach
  • Brain-Based Intervention for social, emotional, and academic challenges
  • Psychoeducational Strategies to promote life effectiveness and satisfaction
  • Integrated Psycho-Neuro-Educational training and intervention for Attachment Disorder/RAD/DSED












Dr. Darleen Claire is a National Speaker and Presenter, presenting for the Council for Exceptional Children on such topics as:

  • Brain-Based Metacognition to Promote Reading Across the Common Core
  • Behavior Contracting, NLP & Scaffolding in Vygotsky’s ZPD for Behavior & Academic Success of EBD
  • Music to Promote Emotional Development During Early Childhood
  • Developmental Justice – Approaches to Juvenile Justice and Youth Intervention
  • Strategies to reduce Disproportionate Minority Contact [DMC]

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She provides approved Georgia Bright From the Start continuing education training for early childhood educators on such topics as:

  • Brain-Based Instruction
  • Switched ON Learning
  • Multiple Intelligence & Multi-Sensory Instruction
  • Overcoming Negative Effects of Poverty in the Classroom
  • Why Inclusion Teaching for Children with Special/Exceptional Needs

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A Credentialed Parent Educator, she holds the QPPE or Qualified Professional Parent Educator designation with NPEN, a multi-state coalition promoting excellence in parent training and education.


Holding Bachelor degrees in Pre-Med and Divinity, she holds a Masters degree in Exceptional Student Education from Nova Southeast University, and a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the CACREP accredited Adams State University. Dr. Darleen Claire practices Clinical Mental Health at the Masters level through Orchard Human Services, Inc. under the clinical supervision of Jeff Emery Miller, LPC, CCS. She also holds Doctorate of Divinity credentials as a Non-Denomination Ministerial Counselor with a background in NLP and Kinesiology. She is currently finalizing her PhD program in Psychoneuroeducational Psychology.


Find some of her books on Amazon … others are available through Orchard Human Services’s website:

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Dr. Darleen Claire Wodzenski is affiliated with:

The Orchard Human Services, Inc., a 501(c)3 Nonprofit Organization

PsychoNeuroEducational Institute, LLC

and is a contributor to