Counseling support for children and families that

focuses on what is most important:

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Rest assured because Orchard Human Services, Inc. and Dr. Darleen Claire Wodzenski are verified by Psychology Today:

We offer a platform of support that ranges from Child, Adult, Individual, and Family Services including therapy for:

  • Trauma & Attachment
  • Depression, Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Dissociation
  • 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
  • Addiction – Process and Substance Use Disorder
  • Stress Management and Personal Performance
  • 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

Services include counseling psychology, psychotherapy, child and family therapy, life coaching, and family coaching. Our child psychotherapists, child counselors, and child therapists are professional, experienced, and compassionate. Our goal is always to promote the health, development, and life satisfaction of our clients.

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. Services are available in Atlanta, Alpharetta, College Park, Cumberland Area near Galleria Mall, Marietta, Paulding County.


We participate in a number of insurance plans; coverage is also subject to the determination of your insurer. Some of the plans in which we participate include AETNA, Amerigroup, Anthem, BCBS, Beacon, Caresource, Cigna, GEHA, Optum, Tricare, United Healthcare. 


Dr. Darleen Claire Wodzenski is the Founder & Executive Director of Orchard.Counseling services are provided by highly qualified staff, led by Executive Director Darleen Claire Wodzenski, MS ESE, MA CMHC, QPPE, PhD, NCC who is a Nationally Board Certified Counselor who practices Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Certified Exceptional Student Educator with a 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. Dr. Wodzenski is a Georgia Licensed Professional Counselor; a certificate eligible Special Educator in Georgia; a certified Parent Educator [QPPE]; and a professional trainer for teachers, mental health professionals, and early childhood providers.


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

Some of the issues or challenges adults and couples may have include:

  • Addiction – Behavioral Addiction and Substance Use Disorder
  • Relationship Issues – Personal, Professional, Family
  • Parenting Conflicts and Power Struggles
  • Communication Challenges
  • Depression or Melancholy
  • Anger, Rage, Tantrums
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Eating Disorder
  • Self-Harming
  • Domestic Violence
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • School, Learning, Studying, Memory
  • Feeling That Something is Missing in Life
  • Problems with Focus, Attention, Mindfulness
  • Desire To Do More or To Be Something Different
  • Resolving Inner Conflicts about Spirituality, Lifestyle, Life Purpose
  • Roots of Attachment Disorder, which may express as a condition like Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder [ASD, Asperger’s, Neurodevelopmental Disorder, Neuro-atypical Behaviors]

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.

We participate in a number of insurance plans; coverage is also subject to the determination of your insurer. Some of the plans in which we participate include AETNA, Amerigroup, Anthem, BCBS, Beacon, Caresource, Cigna, GEHA, Optum, Tricare, United Healthcare. 

Fees for clinical services including counseling, intervention and advocacy range from $175 to  $400 per session, depending upon the service and time.  Non-clinical developmental and educational intervention services range from $25 to $95 per session. All court related fees are billed at $500 per hour. Some clients may qualify for a partial scholarship from a community partner (court fees not eligible).

Following are the most commonly used codes and corresponding rates; for clients with insurance, we participate in many insurance plans, and each insurance company has negotiated a special rate for clients.

90791 $200; 90837 $175; 90834 $150; 90832 $125

Services connected to court appearances and expert witness testimony are billed at the rate of $500 per hour, including time spent evaluating, researching, and preparing for a case. These services are payable by the individual and are not billed to a third party payer such as an insurance company. 

Orchard Human Services, Inc., Mr. Jeff Emery Miller, and Dr. Darleen Claire Wodzenski are verified by Psychology Today.

Dr. Kathy A. Thomas is a Certified Educational Therapist.

Dr. Kathy A. Thomas and Dr. Darleen Claire Wodzenski are both adjunct faculty members at Nova Southeastern University.


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