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Darlene Shelton Phd

Darlene Shelton

Dr. Darlene Shelton is a Licensed Psychologist and Coach, who provides coaching, facilitation and counselling support.   

A peer-reviewed author and lecturer, Dr. Darlene has been honoured by the White House for her work with disadvantaged multicultural communities and is cited in multiple volumes of Marquis’ Who’s Who. 

Dr. Darlene works with individuals and groups to encourage team awareness and personal development.  Her work encourages personal discovery and contentment, individual and team achievements.

A licensed clinical psychologist, she has served on the research faculties of the University of Miami School of Medicine and Yale Medical School Departments of Psychiatry. Dr. Shelton earned her Ph.D. in Behavioral Medicine from Southern Illinois University. 

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Darlene coaches in English

Specialist Areas

Coaching, facilitation, training design and delivery, counselling, mentoring and supervision.



Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Connecticut License No. 2517

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Kentucky License No. 1015


1990       Ph.D., Psychology, (APA approved since 1961) Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

1986       M.A., Psychology, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, Carbondale, IL

1979       B.A., Psychology, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, Carbondale, IL


1990-1991       National Institute of Mental Health Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychoimmunology, Center for the Biopsychosocial Study of AIDS, Department of Psychiatry, University of Miami School of Medicine

ACADEMIC Experience

1995-2003       Associate Professor, School of Professional Psychology, Spalding University, Louisville, Kentucky.

1999-2003       Graduate Practicum Supervisor, The Americana Community Center, Louisville.

1995-2003       Director of Diversity and Minority Affairs, Spalding University, Louisville, Kentucky.

1992-1994         Research Assistant Professor, University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.

CLINICAL Experience

2004-Present     Consulting Clinical Psychologist, Guilford, Connecticut

2003-2004           Clinical Director, Yale University Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Research Clinic, New Haven.

1996-2000         Psychologist, The WINGS Clinic at The University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville.

1994-1995         Psychological Consultant, State of Florida, Department of Juvenile Justice, District 11, Miami.

                           Director of Psychological Services, Economic Opportunity Family Health Center, Miami.

1990-1993         Family Therapist and Specialist in Family Systems Therapy Research with African     Americans, University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry Center for Family Studies, Miami.