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Diana Hope, LSCSW

Stress, Anxiety Relationship issues Trauma and abuse Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

Hello, my name is Diana Hope. I am a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker in Kansas with 20 years of experience working alongside people from the ages of toddlers up to senior citizens. In addition, I have worked with a great many clients in their 20s and 30s, from Black American, Hispanic, Asian, White American, African, European, and South Pacific backgrounds. Together, we’ve talked openly and implemented plans to relieve life’s pressures and progress towards important goals. I have known people of diverse Faiths. I also have considerable experience with military service clients.
When we begin I am most interested in your reasons for seeking support and the things you see as standing in your way. Especially at the beginning and as we move along, I will check with you about my understanding of your concerns and I will ask you to clarify and correct wherever needed. We’ll talk about possible ways things could get better for you. I am a warm and compassionate person. I want you to feel comfortable and safe in therapy. I seek to be respectful, kind, and honest. As we become better acquainted, I hope we’ll share humor from time to time since laughter is wonderful medicine! I will meet you where you are at. And I encourage you to tell me what pace is comfortable for you. My focus is: on you as a unique individual, sharing with you methods that are evidence based and known to work, while also supporting your growth and feelings of well-being. For you to seek out support is Brave and Forward-thinking! I’m here for you.

Professional experience

20yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Avoidant Personality, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Family of Origin Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Life Purpose, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Personality Disorders, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

License information

KS LSCSW 3736

Reviews

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Diana has listened to me and validated my feelings

Written on Jan 29, 2023 after therapy with Diana for 1 month on issues concerning depression, and stress, anxiety

Excellent

Written on Oct 01, 2022 after therapy with Diana for 7 months

It’s hard for me to talk at this moment but I strongly appreciate her advice and concerns! My therapy is still ongoing and I feel like she’s genuinely there for me! Thank you!!

Written on Jul 28, 2022 after therapy with Diana for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, compassion fatigue, and adhd

In the few weeks I’ve talked to Diana, she has been a wonderful listener, making it very easy to be honest and open. She has made several helpful suggestions, and given me exercises to help control my impulses. Thank you. I look forward to continuing our sessions.

Written on Jan 17, 2022 after therapy with Diana for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and anger management

I am new to therapy and I am lucky to have found Diana as my therapist. She is knowledgeable, respectful, and understanding. Her feedback is outstanding in which she provides additional resources to tap into and exercises to practice. I keep looking forward to my sessions with her.

Written on Dec 21, 2021 after therapy with Diana for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and coping with life changes

Diana is a great listener. Thank you for helping me along this journey.

Written on Dec 14, 2021 after therapy with Diana for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, grief, self esteem, and coping with life changes