Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Reading & Online
Clinical Licensed Social Worker
Diane is a Clinical Licensed Social Worker who has a Bachelor’s Degree in Addiction Studies from Alvernia University and a Master's Degree in Social Work from Kutztown University. Diane is also trained in Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is a certified Dialectical Behavioral Therapist.
Diane’s professional experiences are varied as she has worked in the areas of prevention, intervention, and treatment of addiction/mental health. Diane has worked in inpatient and outpatient facilities, as well as providing support and treatment in a college setting. Diane believes in the power of human connection as an integral part of the healing process and hopes to have an opportunity to work together and discover what recovery looks like for you.
Helping clients to gain better self-awareness in a holistic and non-judgmental atmosphere is what Diane does best. Diane has worked in various capacities within the mental health and addiction field. Diane enjoys working with people to improve their quality of life through building insight, motivation, and increasing feelings of self-worth. Diane utilizes a person-centered therapeutic approach to help clients recognize long-standing, unproductive patterns of thinking and behavior and works together with clients to find ways to replace more effective strategies. Diane works with people of all ages and believes in the intrinsic value of having a supportive and compassionate environment to explore the most effective ways to process feelings and emotions. Diane places an emphasis on understanding and utilizing assertive communication skills in order to get needs met in a way that is conducive to building self-respect.