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ABOUT DR. GARLINGTON - Licensed in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

DR. DARLENE GARLINGTON is a nationally-recognized, licensed clinical psychologist, certified school psychologist, and media psychologist. She is a renowned author of eleven books which focus primarily on building resilience, parenting, family dynamics, spirituality, multiculturalism, co-parenting, male-female relationships and diversity.


DR. GARLINGTON has been in private practice for over 30 years, treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, vicarious PTSD, depression, suicidality and anxiety disorders, and is recognized as a clinical expert in the reintegration of military personnel into family and community, as well as helping the
family with deployment cycle adjustments.

DR. GARLINGTON’s educational background includes a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, a Master’s in School Psychology, as well as a second Master’s degree in Applied Behavioral Psychology.


DR. GARLINGTON has appeared as an Expert Consultant on television talk shows, which have included Good Morning America20/20, Anderson Cooper and numerous others. (Refer to Workshops & Media Tab above.)

She has held the positions of Associate Professor at Hampton University, as well as Adjunct Professor at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Her most recent position was with the U.S. Department of Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury specializing in PTSD. She also consults for universities, Fortune 500 companies, community action agencies, hospitals, schools and child guidance clinics.

DR. GARLINGTON believes that as spiritual human beings, everyone is on this life journey to discover and actualize

their purpose and passion. This applies to family life, community and the work environment. Dr. Darlene’s specialty

is assisting you to build your own resiliency which will help carry you and your family through whatever crisis life may bring.

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