Dr. Diana Ali is a licensed psychologist in greater Los Angeles, CA with an expertise in helping clients mindfully navigate symptoms of anxiety, depression, and stress. She has also worked extensively with individuals experiencing varying degrees of trauma, and welcomes individuals who have symptoms of borderline personality disorder (BPD).
Many of Dr. Ali's clients seek support when experiencing professional burnout or chronic emotional dysregulation; others are grappling with persistent anger, sadness, or mood swings. Others have gone through or are currently facing a chronic illness, and are adapting to the significant life changes it entails.
Dr. Ali is a specialist in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), a highly effective, skills-based approach to treatment that incorporates mindfulness and elements of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). This treatment helps clients learn to cope with difficult situations and build emotional resilience. Dr. Ali is skilled at helping her clients examine and question self-limiting patterns of thoughts and behaviors, and change greater patterns that are standing in the way of their goals and desires.
Dr. Ali's practice is located in Santa Monica, and she also offers remote sessions for clients throughout the state of California. She looks forward to meeting you.
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Chronic illness - Receiving a diagnosis; adjusting to lifestyle and medication changes; coping with related changes in mood, emotions, and relationships; managing symptoms and stress
Borderline personality disorder - Increasing insight into relational patterns and destructive behaviors; development of coping strategies for uncomfortable emotions or situations; skills for emotional identification and regulation
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions
Working with Highly-Sensitive Persons (HSP) - Working with individuals who are highly sensitive persons (HSP)
Diana Ali is not in-network with any insurances.
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Private Practice, 2014 - Present
Resolutions Therapeutic Services, Executive Clinical Director, 2016 - 2020
Clearview Women's Center, Therapist, 2013 - 2016
Oregon State University Counseling and Psychological Services, Therapist, 2011 - 2013
Penn Medicine, Princeton House Behavioral Health, Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2009 - 2011
Rosemead School of Psychology, PhD, 2010