Diana is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers & Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). She obtained her Master of Social Work (MSW) from University of Toronto, specializing in mental health, and her Honours Bachelor of Science from University of Toronto, specializing in Psychology.
As part of her MSW, Diana completed an intensive internship at York University’s Personal Counselling Services, where she provided individual and group counselling, intake and risk assessment, as well as single session crisis counselling to an ethnically and culturally diverse student population. She worked with students presenting with a range of issues including mild to moderate depression and anxiety, stress management, body image, self-esteem, issues related to sexuality, relationship difficulties, and grief and loss.
Diana has rich and varied work experience, which includes supporting children and youth in educational and mental health settings, as well as working with adults and seniors in residential, healthcare, and community mental health settings. She has also held a position at the Canadian Mental Health Association where she facilitated a psychoeducational group for youth on substance-use, peer pressure, and social, communication, and assertiveness skills.
Diana’s approach to psychotherapy and counselling involves an integrative and eclectic approach that aims to match a variety of therapeutic methods to the unique needs of each client. She draws from a range of modalities and techniques including Mindfulness, Solution-Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy.
Diana is available on Mondays and Fridays at our Brampton office location.