Counseling support for children and families that

focuses on what is most important:

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  • Behavior & Safety
  • Relationships & Connections with Family & Others
  • Friendship & Citizenship (being a good student & classmate)
  • Impulse Control & Self-Regulation
  • Working Through Upset, Anxiety, Trauma
  • Learning, Memory, Thinking, Awareness
  • Academic Performance (Test Taking, Behavior, Following Rules, Paying Attention)
  • IEP (Individual Education Plan) & Section 504 Plan – Special Ed Advocacy
  • Developmental Capacities –
    • Social
    • Emotional
    • Moral & Ethical
    • Attachment

Call today to schedule a consultation or first appointment at 770-686-0894 or click here to email. … bringing you the knowledge you need to make his life better.

Looking for therapists near you? Need family counseling? Facing a challenge with your child’s behavior, diagnosis, mental health, or learning? Orchard’s counseling center has locations around the Metro Atlanta area, and we offer high quality, compassionate, focused services for infants, toddlers, children, youth, and their families.

Some of the challenges we address include Autism Spectrum Disorder and other neurodevelopmental disorders; Reactive Attachment Disorder including RAD and DSED; Depression; ODD and OCD; Self-Harming Behaviors; Learning Disabilities and other Problems related to Learning in School; Anxiety and Fear; Trauma History; and challenges connected to Adoption and Foster Care placement.

We offer a wide variety of services including Autism Socialization Training, Asperger’s Therapy and Counseling, Special Education consulting and advocacy, Section 504 Planning and Implementation, family and sibling counseling and therapy, developmental intervention services, and life coaching support. Autism therapy services include support for sensory processing disorders, Asperger’s, behavior, social and emotional development, creating friendship and relationships, and communication.

Our services are confidential, professional, discreet, and compassionate.



Counseling services are provided by Darleen Claire Wodzenski, MS ESE, MA CMHC, QPPE, PhD who is a Masters level Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Certified Exceptional Student Educator with a Non-Clinical PhD in Psychology. Dr. Wodzenski completed her PhD in Psychology with a focus on a Psychoneuroeducational approach for complex Emotional, Mental Health, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. She works with closely with Orchard Human Services, Inc. and Psychoneuroeducational Institute, LLC to develop advanced counseling, psychology, and mental health interventions for children with a variety of emotional, behavioral, learning, mental health, and developmental challenges. Her areas of specialization include Attachment Development and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Clinical supervision for all services is provided by Jeff Emery Miller, LPC, CPCS, Clinical Supervisor for Orchard Human Services, Inc.


Our approach involves identifying the underlying causes of mental health disorder … and teaching the skills and supporting the developmental capacities that allow children to recover, grow, and thrive.

Services are available around the Metropolitan Atlanta area including

  • Alpharetta
  • Atlanta
  • Cobb Galleria/Cumberland Area
  • College Park
  • Marietta
  • Paulding County

Some of the challenges or diagnoses children may have include:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder [ASD, Asperger’s, Neurodevelopmental Disorder, Neuroatypical Behaviors]
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
  • Self-Harming
  • Attachment Disorder (RAD & DSED)
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • OCD – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • ODD – Obsessive Defiant Disorder
  • ADD & ADHD
  • PTSD
  • Complex Trauma
  • Developmental Trauma Disorder (DTD)
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trauma, Abuse, Neglect including Trauma History and PTSD
  • Focus and Attentional Challenges
  • Learning Problems
  • Memory Challenges
  • Sensory Processing Disorder


Services include a menu of evidence-based intervention and treatment strategies including:


  • Therapeutic Play Strategies
  • Psychotherapy & Talk Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Trauma Supportive Therapy
  • NLP – Neurolinguistic Programming
  • Brain Based Strategies
  • Neurofeedback & Brain Training
  • Metacognition & Awareness Training
  • Educational Intervention & Support
  • Behavioral Intervention & Support
  • Counseling Psychology


Call today to schedule a consultation or first appointment at 770-686-0894 or click here to email.


Fees for counseling, intervention and advocacy services are $120 per hour. Some clients may qualify for a sliding scale rate between $50 and $120.


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