Diane’s intuition, talent and experience helps her clients find within themselves their own gifts, strengths and spirit needed to reach their goals., Model
Thank you for everything Diane! It was wonderful to find a practitioner who believed in listening to the body, trusting one’s intuition and finding answers within. I am very grateful to you., Model
Working with Diane was transformative, a very powerful experience., Actress
Diane’s insight helped me to see things in a new light and to take charge of my own life. I gained invaluable skills to handle my life issues in a more productive and loving way., Actress
Diane helped me process my past to a place of understanding and forgiveness. I feel empowered and in control of my life. I have peace., Actress
Diane has such a loving presence. Working with her helped me develop self-confidence and strength. She always called forth my wisest self and encouraged me to let my light shine., Actress
I’m finally able to take care of myself in ways that strengthen my body and spirit. Thank you, Diane, for helping me learn to love my body…and myself., Actress
Thank you, Diane! You have helped me to think differently in a way that is healthier for my spirit. I am so amazed at the growth I’ve made., Actress
I love my astilbe! Every year I look forward to them bloom. They grace the front of my house and are so pretty to look at as I walk in my front door. They don't last long but bring me two weeks of June joy.
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It's too easy to focus on the negative and let that become your reality, I know. So remember this: We see what we look for. That's why it's important to train your mind to notice the good.
Here's a short and sweet—yet wise—reminder to put your attention where it's needed the most. Everything changes when you do this consistently... I promise. 💜 ... See MoreSee Less
Diane Petrella shared GoodTherapy.org's photo.
Your feelings can't hurt you. It's what you do with your feelings that matter. When you push them away with food, cigarettes, alcohol, shopping, etc., you stop yourself from feeling not only the hard stuff, but ultimately, those positive feelings, too.
Instead of pushing away those painful feelings, do your best to allow them to wash through you. Imagine them as waves of energy flowing through and out of your body. As you allow yourself to feel it all, the more space you create to allow peace into your heart, too. 💜 ... See MoreSee Less
We cannot choose to only numb the pain. #Emotions Brené Brown www.GoodTherapy.org
Diane Petrella shared Janette Murphy - Psychotherapist and Counsellor's photo.
When my clients begin to feel worse after starting therapy, I often say, "Congratulations! You're now feeling stronger and safe enough to feel this hard stuff. You're doing just fine."
When you begin a process of healing—especially from past trauma—you start feeling worse before you feel better. Everything that's been buried needs to come to the surface so you can process and release all that confusion and fear.
Deep healing then happens... and you set yourself free. 💜 ... See MoreSee Less
Dr Tony Ortega. It is often at our most uncomfortable and vulnerable when we make the greatest changes. #therapygoals 2017.