Diana is passionate about balancing life through stress, anxiety and depression management. The focus of her work is to help clients overcome and manage the emotional stressors that keep them from achieving life long goals and finding ultimate happiness. In addition to working with individuals and couples, Diana specialize in working with weight loss surgery patients and those who suffer from addiction.
As a Doctorate student, with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy at the California School of Professional Psychology in Irvine California, Diana will focus her research on the various ways in which weight loss surgery impacts marriage and the family unit as a whole. She received her Master of Science in Marriage, Family, Child Therapy in 2008, and has over the last 5 years, combined her professional experience as a therapist, with her personal experience as a weight loss surgery patient. In addition to maintaining her goal weight since surgery in 2011, she is also a marathon finisher, times two! Diana completed the LA Marathon, 26.2 miles, in 2014 & 2015.
In addition to working in a private practice setting (both in office and on line) in Southern California, Diana is the resident relationship expert every Wednesday night on DASH Network radio Lip Service show out of Hollywood Ca. In addition to being a national conference speaker, professional panelist and group facilitator, Mrs Vogel also conducts psychological interviews with prospective weight loss surgery patients for insurance approval and is a member of the Obesity Action Coalition.
Diana is passionate about this population that suffers from obesity, but more importantly believes in the power of good mental health as the key to unlocking long term success.
Friday Opener: Friday 10:00am – 11:30pm, Royal Ballroom
Mix ’n Mingle
We’re kicking off #OH2016 with a Mix ‘n Minge! During the Friday Opener, you’ll have a chance to break-the ice before sessions begin. There will be giveaways, games and time to meet and mingle with each other.