Dr. Darlene Mech received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Wyoming in 1990 and has been licensed as a psychologist to work with clients of all ages since 1991. She has been in private practice since moving to Sheboygan in 1998.
Dr. Mech has worked with clients from all ages and backgrounds experiencing a wide variety of problems. She has expertise in the areas of mood and anxiety disorders, parenting issues and child/adolescent behavioral problems, relationship difficulties and marital therapy, job stress and panic attacks. She is especially interested in women's issues including self-esteem, assertiveness, depression, eating/food relationships and coping with illness.
Dr. Mech is experienced in diagnosing and treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children and she leads a seven week Christian parenting class once a year. She offers therapy from a Christian perspective and she is often asked to give presentations to the church, school, community or workplace on a variety of topics.
Dr. Mech is the mother of two adult children and is married to a Lutheran minister. She is active in her church and various volunteer activities in the community. She served on the Board of Directors for Mental Health America for six years. She enjoys traveling, reading, camping and biking.