Dr. Darleen Claire Wodzenski is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor with The Orchard Human Services, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that uplifts lives by counseling, educating, and caring. Counseling services for children, adults, and families is available in the Metropolitan Atlanta area, including Douglasville, Hiram, and Marietta. The Orchard focuses on brain based learning as well as developmental issues related to attachment development, such as RAD or DSED. A particular area of focus is Reactive Attachment Disorder and Developmental Disabilities. The Orchard’s online publications include https://parentblog.org and https://www.drdarleenclaire.com. Or you can go directly to the Orchard’s website at http://OrchardHumanServices.org.
Parents of children with emotional problems including disorders of attachment can find information, support, and services. Children of adoption or foster care are typically at greater risk of developing disorders of attachment such as Reactive Attachment Disorder, or RAD, and Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder, or DSED. In additional to Clinical Mental Health Counseling services, the Orchard provides support for Exceptional and Special Education issues. Dr. Darleen Claire holds a Masters in Exceptional Student Education (Special Education), a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, a Doctorate in Divinity, and is finalizing her PhD in Psychoneuroeducational Psychology. She is also a Certified Special Education-Qualified professional and Qualified Professional Parent Educator.
Parents can request IEP support and special education advocacy services for their children with exceptional or special needs.
Clinical mental health counseling services are provided through Orchard Human Services, Inc. under clinical supervision by Jeff Emery Smith, LPC, CCS.
You can reach the Orchard or Dr. Darleen Claire at (770) 686 0894.