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People are our passion at PNE Institute, LLC.

Please meet some of our dedicated staff and colleagues.


 

Darleen Claire Wodzenski, MA ESE, MA, CMHC, QPPE, PhD

Contact by Email: D@OrchardHumanServices.org

Contact by Phone: 770-686-0894

Dr. Darleen Claire Wodzenski provides services to individuals, families and children as well as professional training and development for educators, juvenile justice workers, and human services professionals. Author and public speaker, she works to promote the learning, growth, and development of all children. Some of her books include Developmental Justice, Dead Children Can’t Read, and Marmalade Jam [a therapeutic children’s book series]. As a Counselor [Masters Level Clinical Mental Health Counselor], Parent Educator, Teacher Trainer, Special Education Consultant, and Psychologist [Non-Clinical Psychoneuroeducational Specialization], her services include:

For PARENTS

  • Parenting Coaching, Counseling & Support
  • Attachment Development Support – for children with RAD, DSED, or other disorder of attachment
  • Individual Learning Support – General learning problems, specific learning disability, intellectual disability
  • Consultative Support for IEP and Section 504 Planning and Implementation
  • Behavioral Intervention Planning and Support
  • Attachment & Developmental Trauma Disorder
  • Inclusion – The Ultimate Differentiation of Instruction
  • Developmental Justice – What to do when your child is at risk or involved with Juvenile Justice System
  • Brain-Based Strategies to Promote Super Learning State
  • Social & Emotional Pathways to Higher Learning, Relationships, and Citizenship
  • Special Topics on Autism
  • Epigenetic, Mast Cell Activation & Autoimmune Inflammatory Disorders
  • Ketogenic Connection

For CHILDREN & FAMILIES

  • Counseling – Clinical Mental Health Counseling
    • Mental Health
    • Trauma
    • Behavior
    • Development
    • Learning Problems
    • Disability
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder
      • Socialization
      • Behavior
      • Learning
      • Emotional
      • Self-Regulatory
  • Attachment Development Counseling & Intervention
    • RAD – Reactive Attachment Disorder
    • DSED – Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder
    • Attachment Development Delay – As result of trauma, abuse, neglect, medical challenge, family crisis
    • Adoption, Foster Care, Re-Introduction after Separation [such as Deployment, Illness, Divorce]
  • Learning Support & Intervention
    • Learning Problems
    • Reading or Literacy Challenges
    • Math, Numeracy, Logic & Rational Thinking Challenges
    • Memory, Focus & Attention Difficulties
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder & Neurodevelopmental Disorder
    • Socialization Training
    • Emotional & Self-Regulatory Intervention
    • Attachment Development Support
    • Behavior Challenges
    • Universal Design for Intervention – Psychoneuroeducational Approach
  • PE Institute works hand-in-hand with Orchard Human Services, Inc. to provide wrap-around services
  • Clinical Supervision for Clinical Mental Health Counseling Services provided by Jeff Miller, LPC, CCS

Professional Training & Development Services

  • National Speaker & Presenter
    • Attachment & Developmental Trauma Disorder
    • Inclusion – The Ultimate Differentiation of Instruction
    • Developmental Justice
    • Brain-Based Strategies to Promote Super Learning State
    • Social & Emotional Pathways to Higher Learning, Relationships, and Citizenship
    • Special Topics on Autism
    • Epigenetic, Mast Cell Activation & Autoimmune Inflammatory Disorders
    • Ketogenics
    • Trauma Awareness & Responsiveness in the Classroom and on School Campus
  • Georgia Bright from the Start – Approved Teacher Trainer
  • For TEACHERS and SCHOOLS
    • STEM Brain-Based & Special Needs – Leadership Inclusion Academy
    • Attachment-Oriented Training and Support
    • Innovations in Streamlining STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering, Math] into Curriculum
    • Universal Design for Learning & Intervention – Making academic, social, & emotional curriculum accessible to all learners
    • Differentiating Instruction for Unique Learners – Innovations in Accessing the Curriculum
    • Classroom and School-Wide Inclusion Support
    • SEL Consulting – Social and Emotional Learning for the class, school, community
    • Promoting Social and Emotional Learning Through Enhanced Reading and Literacy
    • Consultative Support for Students with Learning, Behavioral,  Developmental, Mental Health Challenges
  • Juvenile Justice Training & Professional Development
    • Trauma-Informed Responsiveness
    • Developmentally Oriented Responsiveness
    • Reducing DMC – Disproportionate Minority Contact
    • Avoiding Juvenile Justice Crossover

 

Dr. Kathy Thomas, Educational Therapy

 Kathy A. Thomas, MS Education, MA Criminal Justice, EdD Child & Youth Studies

Educational Therapy

Special Adviser for Child & Youth Issues*

*Including Juvenile Justice Involvement, DMC [Disproportionate Minority Contact], and Developmental Responsiveness

Contact by Email: Thomas7935@bellsouth.net

Dr. Thomas is an Educational Therapist and Interventionist with an extensive background in child and youth issues. She currently teaches graduate Juvenile Justice and Special Education courses for Nova Southeastern University and is a former Associate Professor of Education. Dr. Thomas has an extensive background in direct services to youth with developmental disorders and within the Juvenile Justice system as well as hands-on experience developing programs to support youth-at-risk. Her specialization is in the area of Therapeutic Educational Strategies to help students who are experiencing some kind of learning problem by searching for a root solution (based upon a careful analysis of the student’s learning, cognitive, executive function, and memory capacities and strategies).

Services Include:

  • Educational Therapy – Delve into and resolve the roots of learning and academic problems
  • Juvenile Justice Consultative Support – for Youth, Schools, Law Enforcement, Courts, Juvenile Justice
  • Designing Programming for Special Populations – Consultative Support for Special Needs Programs
  • Special Education Consultative Support - Strategies for effective IEP planning and implementation

 


 

Dr. Steve Wodzenski

Steve J. Wodzenski, DC

Contact by Email: SteveWodzenski@gmail.com

Contact by Phone: 770-942-2545

Dr. Steve Wodzenski is a holistic practitioner who combines chiropractic, nutrition, kinesiology, trigger point therapy, and bodywork modalities into a streamlined process. A parent and grandparent, he has a great passion for helping families and children. Dr. Wodzenski is a former college and university faculty member as well as CASA volunteer, where he helped children who had been placed in child protective services. He takes an eclectic approach to treating musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction, incorporating physiotherapy and complementary healing therapies.

Services Include:

  • Lifespan Chiropractic Care
    • Infants & Newborns
      • Gentle Effective Care
      • Correct Spinal Problems Due to Birthing Process
      • Support Healthy Orthopedic Growth & Development
      • Movement & Exercise to Promote Balance, Proprioception, Coordination
    • Children
      • Support Healthy Orthopedic Growth & Development
      • Movement & Exercise to Promote Balance, Proprioception, Coordination
    • Families
      • Promote Family Well-being Through Chiropractic Care
      • Explore Family Nutrition Practices to Promote Health
    • Mature Adults
      • Promote Strength
      • Range of Motion
      • Flexibility
      • Muscle Mass
      • Bone Density
  • Pregnancy-Oriented Chiropractic Care
  • Kinesiology-Based Therapies – Including
    • Applied Kinesiology
    • Educational Kinesiology
    • NAET – Nambudripad Allergy Elimination Technique
  • Sports Chiropractic & Neuromuscular Therapies
    • Kinesio-Taping
    • Physiotherapies
    • PEMF – Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy
    • Extremity Adjustive Techniques
  • Nutritional Support for Total Musculoskeletal Health and Well-being
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Neuromuscular Reeducation & Facilitated Range of Motion
  • Ketogenic Adaptation Consultation & Support
  • Fibromyalgia Care
  • Automobile Accident and Whiplash

 


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