Dr. Wilder Credentials

Education and Training

Deborah S. Wilder, Ph.D.


B.A., Emory University, 1987; Psychology and Judaic Studies

M.S., Georgia State University, 1988; Community Counseling

Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1994; Counseling Psychology

Graduate Training:

Master’s Practicum, 1988; Jewish Family Services, Atlanta GA; Specialized in Family and Elder Care

Doctoral Internship, 1993-1994; Veterans Administration Medical Center, Department of Psychology, Tuskegee, AL

Specialized in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Behavioral Medicine; Conducted psychological evaluations and individual and group therapy with veterans from the Korean War, The Vietnam War and the Gulf War.

Post-Doctoral Training and Supervision:

Newton County Mental Health, 1994-1995

Civil and Divorce Mediation Training:

Henning Mediation and Arbitration Services, Inc.; 2013

Parenting Coordination Training:

Cooperative Parenting Institute; 2015

Professional Associations:

American Psychological Association

Georgia Psychological Association

Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution

Past Board Member of Visions Anew Institute

Member Sandy Springs – Perimeter Chamber of Commerce

Member of Amicable Divorce Network

DivorceTown, USA

PsyPact Member