About

Diana Kurtz, M.A. LPC

Licensed therapist and Founder
About Diana Kurtz

Diana Kurtz is a licensed professional counselor and psychotherapist.  She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Houston. She received her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. During her internship at DePelchin Children’s Center, she received training in Parent Child Interaction Therapy. She worked with children and families with behavioral problems as well as abused and neglected children. She also facilitated anger management and social skills group therapies with adolescents at The Salvation Army Homeless Shelter.

Diana has extensive training in a number of different approaches depending on the focus of the problem. Such services include, but not limited to, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing, and Gottman Method Couples Therapy techniques.  She is an active therapist with a client-centered approach. Helping you learn practical solutions to problems such as anxiety, depression, relationship and work concerns, and developing deeper awareness about yourself and how you relate to others are some of the goals of her work. Being bilingual in English and Spanish, she is able to provide counseling and testing in Spanish.

Additionally, Diana has comprehensive training and experience in administering psychosocial assessments and neuropsychological batteries. She also has experience with administering assessments in clinical settings for rehabilitation hospitals and for NIH- and NIDRR-funded research studies. She is a member of various national professional organizations and has published several articles in scientific journals and made several presentations at national rehabilitation conferences. Her areas of expertise include working with individuals with every day life problems, relationship challenges, children in CPS custody, and persons with disabilities.

Diana enjoys working with persons with disabilities having done research with persons with traumatic brain injuries for 10 years. She has also led disability groups for persons with disability and their caregivers and family. In her free time, Diana has enjoyed volunteering as a guardian ad litem for Child Advocates Inc., serving in various church outreach programs, and spending time with her family.

 

Professional Affiliations

President- Southeast Texas ACBS

Member- Association for Contextual Behavioral Science