Diane is a graduate of St. Cloud State University with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology and Chemical Dependency Counseling. She practiced in the field of substance abuse for 10 years before returning to St. Cloud State to obtain her Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy. For the past 10 years she has welcomed the opportunity to provide therapy to individuals, couples and families. Her interest and specialty areas include: Anxiety and Depressive Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Substance Abuse, and Sexuality. Diane places emphasis on the therapeutic benefit of taking a positive approach to draw upon strengths and resiliency to find creative solutions to complex life challenges. She believes in the power of healing that comes from balancing the mind, body, and spirit. Even the smallest change can be invaluable in the process of personal growth.
Diane is a Clinical Fellow with the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT), a designated Approved Clinical Supervisor by the AAMFT and serves on the Greater MN Board for the Minnesota Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. She is a member of the National Association of Addiction Professionals and is certified by the United States Department of Transportation as a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP).