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Diana Ball, LCSW, LISW

Stress, Anxiety Addictions Trauma and abuse Depression ADHD
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About me

Diana Ball is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW). She graduated with her Masters of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Kentucky and is a doctoral candidate at the Kent School of Social Work at the University of Louisville. Diana specializes in working with clients with substance use disorders, depression, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), personality disorders, and trauma.

Diana is a native of a rural Northeast Indiana community. She spent 20 years in Kentucky.

Diana has over 10 years experience in social work. She has worked with ages adolescent through older adulthood. She also has experienced working with a variety of settings including: Community Mental Health, residential, outpatient medical office, hospital, intensive outpatient treatment, outpatient counseling practice. This variety in practice allows Diana to pull resources and perspectives from each area of social work. She enjoys working with clients to identify clear and realistic goals and collaborate in ways to help clients meet their goals.

As a closet academic, Diana strives to provide evidence based treatment while tailoring her approach to meet the individual needs of each client. She frequently uses education on neuroscience to normalize client experiences and explain how suggested interventions may be helpful. Diana offers Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Emotion focused therapy, Motivational Enhancement Therapy. Diana works with each client to identify therapeutic techniques based on client needs and preferences. Regardless of therapeutic technique, Diana relies heavily on Social Work's person-in-environment perspective. This leads to a holistic approach. She enjoys helping client discover their inner strength and peace in the midst of life's chaos.

Professional experience

5yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Expats, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Harm, Social Anxiety and Phobia

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing

License information

KY LCSW 253974

OH LISW I.2102691

IN LCSW 34008963A


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Diana Ball. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

I've received some of the most thoughtful and responsive treatment in my life from Diana.

Written on Aug 13, 2022 after therapy with Diana for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, bipolar disorder, and adhd

Diana is very understanding and easy to speak with. She helps me to see things from a different perspective, which I immensely need.

Written on Jun 08, 2022 after therapy with Diana for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, eating disorders, self esteem, bipolar disorder, and coping with life changes

She is just wonderful, supportive, non-judgmental, and works with me to help me identify and achieve my own goals.

Written on May 26, 2022 after therapy with Diana for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, parenting issues, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Good listener and helpful.

Written on May 24, 2022 after therapy with Diana for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and parenting issues