Diana Sellers, SWC
Diana is a Social Worker and an MSC Level II Psychotherapist. Diana was born and raised in New York City and is bilingual (English and Spanish). Her own Puerto Rican ethnicity, her background in community services, and her personal experience as a NICU mom and hospital social worker have earned Diana an abundance of compassion for her clients as well as experience that allows her to serve and connect deeply to others. Diana has a passion for working with other moms, adolescents, the military population, and individuals who have experienced discrimination and social injustice. Diana received her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services from Pace University; and completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work at Newman University.
Diana provides a place where individuals feel safe to explore areas in their life where they desire healing and change. Diana has a talented way of normalizing the human experience of pain and suffering as something that is common to all of humanity. Her validation, reflection, and encouragement leave her clients feeling empowered and capable.
Diana’s specialties include helping clients reduce anxiety/stress, building self-esteem, and treating depression. She also has worked with clients who have experienced perinatal or postpartum depression. Currently, Diana only provides virtual visits. She provides individual therapy to ages 12 and up. She employs techniques that include: mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Person Centered Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.
Diana has worked providing services that include crisis intervention, family preservation, family violence, acute inpatient mental health treatment to the military population, working with children who have intellectual and developmental disabilities, perinatal/postpartum case management and discharge planning. As Diana experienced a premature birth, she holds the perinatal and postpartum population very close to her heart.
In her spare time, Diana enjoys hiking, traveling, dancing, and spending as much quality time with her family as possible. She also volunteers with the Postpartum Support International in their peer mentor program.