About the Therapist
Diane Lawrence is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor specializing in therapy for older teens and adults. She maintains a private practice in the Countryside area of Clearwater, FL. With more than twenty five years of experience in the fields of counseling and education; her areas of expertise include cognitive behavioral therapy, life coaching, decreasing anxiety, building self-esteem, reducing conflict, interpersonal skill development, parent education, and school and community advocacy.
Diane is a warm and encouraging therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates a positive interpersonal style with research based techniques to offer a highly personalized approach to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Personally, Diane has been married and residing in Pinellas County for over twenty years. She enjoys scuba diving, traveling, exercising, yoga, reading, volunteering and being an involved mother of three adult children.
Troy State University, Master's Degree in Counseling and Psychology
University of South Florida, Graduate Level Certification in Behavioral Disorders
Florida State University, Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education
License, Certifications & Awards
- Licensed Mental Health Counselor, MH 11738
- Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (2018-2022)
- Qualified Supervisor for Mental Health Counselor Interns