Diana Lively

(LPC-S, LADC/MH-S, IC&RC)
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About Me

Diana Lively earned her Master’s Degree from Northeastern State University in Criminal Justice in 2001. Diana earned her Master Degree in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling in 2013 and is Dual Licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPC-S) and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor/ Mental Health Supervisor (LADC/MH-S) in the state of Oklahoma. Diana is a member with the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (ICRC) as an Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Diana is passionate about helping clients gain insight and make positive steps toward a healthier self and motivates change in relapse prevention services. Diana has worked for two years at a community mental health agency after earning her Master’s while working towards licensure. While working in community mental health, she was afforded the opportunity to work with a wide variety of co-occurring diagnoses and apply psycho-education techniques with her clients. Diana has worked with the court system promoting alternative to sentencing and rehabilitation services. Diana has been working in the Mental Health field for over eleven-years in this area and is a ADSAC Facilitator and facilitates recovery and prevention groups. Diana enjoys providing educational outpatient groups in Co-occurring therapy. Diana’s approach to therapy focuses on utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and use of the Matrix model in recovery along with other appropriate theoretical approaches and interventions to address the individual client’s and their family needs. Diana is certified to administer Drug and Alcohol Assessments. Diana is CAM certified in crisis work and suicide prevention. Diana utilizes a holistic model approach to recovery and is very eclectic in philosophical healing earning an honorary degree with a Doctorate in Divinity. Diana’s passion in recovery and relapse prevention utilizes a mindfulness approach and wellness from a background in human behavior. Family focused therapy entails the following: Family counseling developing insight to interpersonal relationships to regain a healthy connection within relationships. Therapist use techniques of psycho education with the goal of teaching clients and their families about the nature of the dysfunction. Family-focused therapy involves members of the family to assist members to understand their role in the healing process of identify dysfunction and focus on solutions. The therapy seeks solutions to resolve family dysfunction with each member role and support within the concept of family. Goals are to heal within members and be active in decision making processes to support one another with more positive communication skills and develop a healthy family unit. This therapy technique supports the family system with interaction, function of each member and how to develop healthy roles within the family unit to enable the family to be homeostatic. The therapy approach is with positive encouragement and acknowledges grief, stressors, anger, and conflict within the dysfunctional unit to provide a satisfying marriage relationship, empowering the family as a unity, communication and acceptance with appreciation of each member to respect boundaries, development of quality time within the unit with the goal of long term values, beliefs and strengths discounting negative characteristics within the family unity as a whole. Examine faith based approaches and examine blended as well as traditional beliefs systems.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Relationship issues
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
LGBT , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Eating disorders , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Anger management , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Coaching , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 11

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LPC #5927 (Expires: 2022-06-29)


Reviews

Written by J.A. on Jan 24, 2022 after therapy with Diana for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue

It’s so nice to have someone to talk to about my personal issues. I do believe she is listening to me and will be able to help me cope with issues, and provide feedback on new ways to help me be my best self.

Written by K.R. on Jan 13, 2022 after therapy with Diana for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, family conflicts, parenting issues, and anger management

She is very understanding and helps point me in the direction to help me help myself

Written by R.A. on Dec 30, 2021 after therapy with Diana for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, and compassion fatigue

Diana is great! I love the amount of homework she gives me and she responds almost immediately.

Written by J.U. on Nov 21, 2021 after therapy with Diana for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and coping with life changes

I am so thankful I could reach out to BetterHelp and find my therapist Diana. She has given me hope and friendship in a season of loneliness, uncertainty and silence. I look forward to her messages, worksheets and therapy sessions. Diana is a great listener.

Written by A.N. on Nov 17, 2021 after therapy with Diana for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, self esteem, relationship issues, family conflicts, coping with life changes, trauma and abuse, adhd, grief, addictions, and parenting issues

She’s understanding and listens good.
She offers support and good information.

Written by M.I. on Oct 28, 2021 after therapy with Diana for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, career difficulties, and coaching

An excellent guide on my journey to better health. Diana listens, asks appropriate questions, and provides tools for the process. I find her easy to talk to without feeling any judgement. I am thankful to have found a place and person to help me navigate these waters!

Written by J.U. on Oct 19, 2021 after therapy with Diana for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Diana has helped me out tremendously. She has taken the time to understand my situation and provide me several different ways to understand them and overcome them. I would recommend her to anyone who was needing even the slightest bit of help. 11/10

Written by S.E. on Oct 01, 2021 after therapy with Diana for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, career difficulties, and coaching

I’m only one session in, but I’m looking forward to working with Diana. I immediately felt safe, heard and left my first session feeling hopeful. My schedule is really difficult to work with and the assignments help keep me engaged in my therapy. Talk soon Diana!

Written by K.R. on Aug 14, 2021 after therapy with Diana for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

I strongly encourage people to use this as a means for counseling. My counselor talks to me multiple times weekly through chats then we have one session a week.

Written by H.A. on Jun 03, 2021 after therapy with Diana for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, sleeping disorders, and compassion fatigue

Diana Lively is giving me the tools to cope with my anxiety/panic attacks holistically. Natural ways to help me & I am so grateful for this.

Written by N.A. on Jun 01, 2021 after therapy with Diana for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Diana, my counselor is absolutely amazing. From the first moment on I felt that I was in good hands and I was on the right track. She made me feel safe and she showed gratitude, and respect towards my needs and she is free of judgements.