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About Me

Diana Herrington is a MFT specializing in individual, couples, and family therapy and maintains a private practice in Palm Desert, California.  She has a Master of Arts Degree from Pacific Oaks College in Pasadena, California.

With over 25 years of experience as a marriage and family therapist, Diana specializes in solution focused and cognitive behavorial therapy. In her private practice she works with a broad spectrum of clients. Helping families, as well as indivudals, live a healthy lifestyle is a focus in all her work.  Among her areas of expertise are helping high conflict families, working with young children, adolescents and families.  

Diana has extensive experience assisting high conflict families that are going through the Court System.  She is an Evidence Code 730 Evaluator, a Special Master and does Court ordered reunification therapy as well as therapeutic supervised visitation.  She is on the Riverside County Referral List for Court Referred Counseling and Evaluators.

In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Diana has presented at conferences and workshops speaking on the topics of domestic violence, parenting, childhood development, culture, special needs children as well as educating the legal community as to the needs of children whose families are going through divorce. 

Diana is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. Diana works with each individual or family to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

MFT License #MFC27850.  

Certifications and Credentials

California State Bar CLE Provider, Specialization Minor’s Counsel, through Adventist Attorney Association

California Community College Teaching Credential

Adult Education Teaching Credential

NLP/Hypnosis Certification

Cognitive Therapy Certification

Additional Training
40 hour Custody and Evaluator Training
Annual 22 hour to 24 hour continuing education update with AFCC
Annual 4 hour continuing education Domestic Violence Update

Professional Activities and Memberships

2015 Instructor for Minor’s Counsel Training, Palm Desert, Ca

2014 Presenter for Desert Family Law Bar Associaiton, Palm Desert

2014 Instructor for Minor’s Counsel Training, Palm Desert, Ca

2014 Presenter for Desert Family Law Bar Association, Palm Desert, Ca

2013 Presenter for Adventist Attorney’s Association International Conference, Monterey Ca.

2013 Presenter for Family Law Bar Section, Maui, Hi

2013 Instructor for Minor’s Counsel Training, Palm Desert, Ca

2012 Instructor for Minor’s Counsel Training , Palm Desert Ca

2011 Instructor for Minor’s Counsel Training ,Palm Desert, Ca

2010 Presentation for Desert Family Law Bar Association, Rancho Mirage, Ca

Instructor for Minor’s Counsel Training, Palm Springs, Ca

2009 Presentation for Desert Family Law Bar Association, Rancho Mirage Ca

Instructor for Minor’s Counsel Training, Palm Springs, Ca

Presentation for Desert Family Law Bar Association, Joshua Tree, Ca

2006- Current Founding Board member – The Girlfriend Factor

501C organization providing educational grants to women to become self sufficient

1995 President: Desert Chapter of California Association of Marriage

          Family and Child Therapists

1993-1998 Board Member Desert Chapter of California Association of Marriage, Family and Child Therapists

1993-1994 Vice President of Desert Chapter of California Association of Marriage, Family And Child Therapist

1990-1991 MFCC Advisory Committee

                  Life Plus Hospital, Sherman Oaks, California

1990-1992 Burbank Unified School District

Direct Services and Staff Development

1986-1988 Southern California Association for the Education of Young Children

C0-Chair Special Needs Program

Presenter for State and City Conferences

1986-1987 United Way, Region II

Chair School Age Childcare Task Force

Produced Documentary of Need for Quality Childcare

Pasadena City Childcare Task Force

1984-1986 Southern California Association for the Education of Young Children, Verdugo Hills Chapter Vice President

Chair- Week of the Young Child Committee