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Darlita D. Paulding

A clinical therapist with Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan since March 2015, Darlita’s areas of expertise include working with children, adolescents, adults, and various diverse populations. She has extensive experience working with individuals with persistent mental illness, depression, anxiety, ADHD, parenting skills, conflict resolution, anger management, low self-esteem, and family conflict. Darlita’s work history includes Serving as an Assertive Community Treatment team supervisor in Oakland County, Michigan; an outpatient therapist in Atlanta, Georgia; counselor at Michigan Rehabilitation in Wayne County, Michigan; a social service provider in DeKalb County, Georgia; an intensive family intervention specialist in DeKalb County Georgia; a recipient rights investigator in Wayne County, Michigan; and, a children’s protective service worker in Oakland County, Michigan. Darlita has also received honors and awards in 2012 for completing rational living therapy and trauma focused group therapy from Trinity Social Services in Atlanta. Her treatment focus is in cognitive behavioral counseling, brief solution focused counseling and dialectical behavior therapy. Darlita earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Michigan State University in May 2002 and her Master of Arts Degree from Oakland University in December 2007. She received her National Certified Counselor Credential from the National Board of Certified Counselors in November 2009 and her Professional Counselor License from the State of Michigan in May 2010.