Darryl Wheat is a widely known psychotherapist, inspirational speaker, personal achievement consultant, frequent trainer in Spiritual and Success Psychology, and author of several books. He is engaged in frequent seminars, workshops, and public speaking. He is particularly called on to speak to college audiences, churches, retreats, business clubs, and organizations.
He currently maintains a private practice in Mississippi. He is well-known for his expertise with traumatized children and divorce. He is widely used as an expert witness.
He has a B.S. degree from Texas Wesleyan University, and M.S. degree from University of North Texas, a M.S.W. from Louisiana State University, has been a scholarship student at the University of Pennsylvania, has Ph.D. in Religion, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Social Work from Smith College. He also completed Psychoanalytic Training and is a Board-Certified Psychoanalyst.