Diane Wood, M.S., MFT
- Recovery from abuse and/or neglect
- Healing hurts from the past, family of origin issues
- Recovery from trauma, depression, post-traumatic stress
- Anxiety, panic reactions to situations, shame
- Communication skills that build relationships
- Conflict resolution
- Marriage counseling, pre-marital counseling
- Addiction issues including food, prescription drugs, and sex/love
- Spouses of addicts
Education: M.S. Marriage and Family Counseling
Clinical Member: California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists (CAMFT)
Member: The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Are you finding the pain of your past affecting your current relationships? Do you notice strong reactions to certain situations or people? Do you struggle with stress or feel hopeless about your relationships? Do you tend to seek comfort in compulsive behaviors like overeating, misusing medications, or sexual fantasy? Are these issues affecting your marriage, family relationships, or friendships?
Counseling has been shown to improve relationships and strengthen one’s identity. I try to build a safe and boundaried therapeutic relationship with each client where painful and shameful issues can be processed and emotional hurts can be resolved. Together we can explore your emotional attachment patterns and how they are expressed in your relationships. Do you long to have someone understand you so that you can understand yourself more clearly?
I have experience working with individuals and couples. I work with adults and older adolescents. I enjoy working with people from a variety of ethnic backgrounds. I’ve worked with corporate executives and professionals to students and stay-at-home moms. I’ve worked with the staff members of Christian organizations and churches. Am I the counselor for you? Give me a call at (408) 247-1600 extension #5 and let’s discuss it. If not, I’d be delighted to help refer you to another therapist.