Darla Meulemans, MA, CADC III, OMC, QMHP-C, is a master’s trained practitioner, who is passionate about bringing forth the inner resources and individual gifts of her clients. She is a dedicated role model, professional mentor and life coach, a Certified Neurofeedback Practitioner and Othmer Method Mentor, and her work is dedicated to promoting health & wellbeing, along with a philosophy of living that fosters fulfillment and harmony in life. Darla is committed to assisting her clients in their healing process and honors multiple paths to creating an experience of whole health.
Darla understands addiction & mental health treatment, human relations, the brain and neuroscience, nutrition and fitness, the demands of business, the art of leadership, and the fundamentals of peak sports performance. She has extensive experience working with clients who experience mood instabilities and emotional regulation challenges, focus and performance issues, as well as compulsive behaviors and sleep disturbances. Darla has a background in child and adolescent psychology and has dedicated most of her professional career to working with abused children and emotionally troubled adolescents and their families. She was inspired to bring out the health and creative potential in her clients and joyfully engaged them through recreation, art, music, dance, and experiential therapy.
Darla’s loves working with entrepreneurs to launch programs that are aligned with their life mission. She enjoys developing innovative health & human spirit promoting programs for businesses and organizations. She has custom designed programs and retreats for non-profit mental health & addiction treatment centers, public schools, hospitals, community based human service agencies, corporations and individuals. She has successfully led Management Teams and their employees through organizational restructuring, and has facilitated change processes for health care institutions, environmental engineering firms, treatment centers, investment firms, and other small businesses and mid size corporations.
Darla has combined her professional training and experience in Human Relations, Organizational Psychology, Biology, Neuroscience, and Energy Medicine with her intuition, compassion, and desire for creative expression. Her therapeutic counseling, coaching and consultation style is candid and direct, yet gentle and playful. Darla holds a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology, and is a Master’s Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Certified & Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP-C) . Her interest in Mind / Body Medicine led her to pursue training in multiple healing modalities including Holistic Nutrition, Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, Intuitive Shamanic Counseling, and EEG Biofeedback /Neurofeedback. Her main focus since 2008 has been on the clinical and peak performance applications of Neurofeedback for youth and adults. Darla has presented at the EEG Info Advanced Clinical Summit and in 2019, she joined the teaching team at the EEG Institute and has taught their five day hands on Introductory Course in Neurofeedback. Additionally, she is certified in Holistic Nutrition and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). These methods combined, allow Darla to offer a unique approach to supporting and enhancing health, well being, and success within all the clients she serves.
Contact Darla at Darla@MindPotentialNW.com or (503) 757-9557.