Psychologie Clinique, S.C.


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Dr. DeLain is a Wisconsin Licensed Psychologist.  Dr. DeLain has been in clinical practice for over 25 years, specializing in the treatment of depressive and anxiety disorders, trauma, and eating disorders.  Psychotherapy treatment includes individual, marital, and/or family focus.  Psychological evaluation of Public Safety Professionals is provided. 

Psychotherapy is a collaborative process between therapist and client.  Treatment goals are developed to foster  personal growth and  insight.  Respect for the individual is highly regarded, with treatment approaches suited to the individual needs of the client:

1) Psychodynamic [considering unconscious/ subconscious motivating factors that contribute to being "stuck" in patterns that are not working, & the influences and/or effects of early childhood development & family-of-origin experiences];

2) Cognitive [considering thinking patterns & how these contribute]; &

3) Behavioral [addressing actions & potential changes in behaviors]. 

Dr. DeLain is a member of the following professional organizations:

The National Register of Health Services Providers in Psychology

The American Psychological Association

The American College of Forensic Examiners International, with Fellow Status & Diplomate Certification in Child Custody Evaluation

The Wisconsin Psychological Association

The National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis

The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

Specialty Areas:  Individual psychotherapy of adults & adolescents.

Mood Disorders [Depression, Anxiety]

Eating Disorders [Anorexia, Bulimia, Unspecified]

Trauma [PTSD]

Individual Psychological Evaluation of Mood & Personality Functioning in children, adolescents, & adults

Psychological Custody Evaluations, Co-Parenting Therapy, &/or Family Therapy by Order of the Court

Dr. DeLain will assist you in setting up appointments, & in billing your insurance for services.  Please call your insurance carrier before your first session, and tell them you have a few questions about your Outpatient Mental Health benefits.  Ask:

1)  if they require preauthorization before your first session;

2) if you have a co-pay per session & if so, what amount; and

3) if you have a deductible to meet & if so, how much.  

All forensic [court-related] psychological assessment is paid by retainer only; Insurance is not billed, as it typically will not pay for evaluations pertaining to legal cases vs. medical necessity.


  • $225.00 for initial diagnostic interview appointment
  • $175.00 per psychotherapy session
  • $225.00 per hr of psychological assessment work 
  • $325.00 per hr of forensic work outside of office

Valerie Amélie DeLain, PhD
Psychologie Clinique, S.C.
103 W. College Avenue, Suite 1125
Appleton, WI 54911
Phone: (920) 437-4490
Fax: (920) 437-4492