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Dr. Diane Gehart 


Therapist | Author | Mental Health Expert

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A best-selling author and award-winning educator, Dr. Diane Gehart has authored over 14 books that have been translated into numerous languages. She is the founder and director of the Therapy that Works Institute, training thousands of mental health clinicians around the globe.

Her authored works include popular books such as Mindfulness for Chocolate Lovers: A Lighthearted Way to Stress Less and Savor More Each Day and professional titles such as Mastering Competencies in Family Therapy, Theory and Treatment Planning in Counseling and PsychotherapyCollaborative Therapy: Relationships and Conversations that Make a Difference, and Mindfulness and Acceptance in Couple and Family Therapy.

Her work has been featured in newspapers, radio shows, and television worldwide, including the BBC, National Public Radio, Oprah’s O Magazine, and Ladies Home Journal.

She is a Professor and Program Coordinator in the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at California State University, Northridge, Adjunct Faculty at Chaminade University in Honolulu, Hawai'i, and maintains a private practice in the Los Angeles area.



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