Therapist Profile

Name:
Ms. Diane M. Smith, EdD
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Location:
16960 E. Bastanchury Road, Suite J Yorba Linda, CA 92886 USA
Phone:
Email:
License Number
MFC33630
Practicing Since:
1991
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
How long have you wanted to live a happier and more fulfilled life? Research shows that much unhappiness and many symptoms of depression, anxiety (along with resentment and anger) can be alleviated by changing our perception. By modifying our thoughts and acquiring new life skills, we can be on our way to becoming a happier individual. We can't change our history. We CAN reduce its power to make us unhappy. I would love to help you build more fulfilling relationships, improve communication, repair broken relationships, increase intimacy, heal past trauma, reduce stress & empower yourself; mentally, emotionally, socially and spiritually. I utilize a brief therapy model and focus on empowering individuals to take control of their lives. I have extensive knowledge & experience working in a number of mental, social & emotional health related areas. I also work at a university which helps me stay current regarding new research and best practices. I work with individuals, couples & families. If you're interested in improving your relationships, feeling better & working with a therapist who genuinely cares for her clients, please call. Therapy need not be a threatening experience. It can be a process that helps us live more productively resulting in healthier relationships. "

About My Practice

Office Hours
Evenings 6-9 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Suite J in the Eastern Star Medical Center
Services
Individual, marital, couple, family therapy
Insurance
Call Office for Insurance Accepted
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy

Education

Degrees
MA, Marriage, Family & Child Therapy, Chapman University, 1991

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Adolescents
Anger Management
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Career Stress and Changes
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Couples
Domestic Violence
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Mediation
Parenting
Pre-Marriage Counseling
PsychoEducational
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Certifications
Certified Mediator
Languages Spoken
Ethnicity

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