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Dr. Marilyn Card, PhD Licensed School Psychologist, Psychological Evaluator, Child, Couples and Geriatric Counselor.

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Marilyn is a licensed school psychologist with ten years of experience in the educational setting working with children and their families. She dedicates her time to administering psychological evaluations to individuals with various levels of behavioral and emotional difficulties (i.e., ADHD, ODD, ASD, conduct disorder, depression, anxiety, and even sexual offenders or juvenile delinquents). Marilyn has also been providing counseling services for over six years for couples, individuals, families, and has a passion for elderly clients. On her free time she enjoys going to church with her family and working on her business Card Counseling and Testing Evaluation Services.

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Education

Marilyn attended University of Maryland University College for her Bachelors in Psychology then went on to Walden University, where she earned both her Master’s degree in General Psychology and Doctorate in School Psychology. Even after earning her doctorate, her passion for learning didn’t stop. She is currently a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern and is also pursuing a degree and certification to become an Applied Behavior Analyst, from University of North Texas.

Therapeutic Approach

Marilyn’s therapeutic approach is eclectic. Eclectic therapy is a therapeutic approach that employs a variety of therapeutic principles and philosophies like:

– Cognitive Behavior Therapy
– Play/Art/Narrative Therapy
– Rational Emotive Behavior therapy
– Reality Therapy
– Client-centered Therapy
– Bibliotherapy

This eclectic approach is used to develop an ideal treatment program to meet the client’s specific needs. The key to her approach is to help the clients as quickly and as effectively as possible toward obtaining their goals and personal challenges in life.

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Areas of Specialty

Marilyn provides individual, group, and family counseling focusing on the following treatment specialization:

Professional Experience:

Dr. Marilyn Card, PhD has been providing counseling services for over six years. Since 2004 Marilyn has been working in the educational setting with children and their families.

Experience includes:

  1. Juvenile facilities providing services to help individuals with substance abuse problems.
  2. Orange County Public Schools, in which she is often engaged in providing community support while working with students and their families.
  3. “Expectation Graduation” program – Encourages students to come back to school and graduate. As of September 2015, the school district has revitalized 163 students to come back to school and 36 students graduated since this program began almost three years ago.
  4. Liaison between military service family members and the commanding officers of the United States Amphibian ship, the USS Sumter, who was often deployed to support our country. She provided leadership, emotional and morale support to these families.
  5. American Red Cross volunteer instructor.

Professional Licenses and Associations:

  • Licensed School Psychologist, SS 1197
  • Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern # IMH 10346
  • American Psychological Association
  • National Association of School Psychologist
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Testimonials

“I came to the Total Life Counseling center to seek help for my son because I had so many concerns. I met Ms. Card who was very helpful and professional as she knows what she is talking about. She assessed my son and figured out what is the weaknesses and strength points in him. She was a pleasant person, polite, patient, and she handled my son very well. She knew how to act and react with him. She was very nice to everybody. I am happy, I met her, and I am satisfied with her service and help. We will stay in touch to complete whatever is needed to help my son.”

Thank you Ms. Card

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Call Marilyn at (407) 248-0030 for a FREE 15 Minute Complimentary Consultation! – (407) 248-0030