Diana Taylor

dr.diana.taylor@gmail.com

Private Practice, Clinical Psychology

UCLA Pediatric Pain Program Team Member

Master Teacher and Researcher in Guided Autobiography

AFFILIATIONS:

  • International Institute for Reminiscence and Life Review (IIRLR)

EDUCATION:

  • Certificate, Geriatric Mental Health, Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center
  • PhD, Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology
  • MA, Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology
  • Training as an Art Therapist, Immaculate Heart College
  • M.E.d, Specialization in work with mentally ill children, Lesley College
  • BA, Interdepartmental Major in Education and Psychology, Emmanuel College

AWARDS:

DISCIPLINE:

  • Autobiography
  • Gerontology
  • Psychology

HISTORY:

  • Over 35 years in psychology

PRACTICE:

  • Guided Autobiography

AREAS OF RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Los Angeles Attachment Study Group (2003 to present). Independent Clinical Research. Mitigating Attachment Experiences in Adults. Los Angeles, CA

PRODUCTS:

Publications:

  • Taylor, D.  & Mintzer, R. (2009).  A little known history of attachment theory:  In memory of Karl Pottharst.  Attachment; New Directions in Psychotherapy and Relational Psychoanalysis. Vol. 3, 2: 176-189.
  • Taylor, D.  (2005) In Mental Health and Aging: Points of View From Experts in Five Countries, Mental Health Concerns for Brazilian EldersDimensions Vol.12 No.4, Winter Issue
  • Taylor, Diana  in the Newsletter, SOLO, A Guide for the Single Parent:
    • (1999) Meditations On Loneliness“, Vol. III No. 2.
    • (1998) How to Come Together as Single Parents? Vol. III No.1.
    • (1996) Don’t Step Into a Minefield, Vol. II No. 2.
    • (1996) Can Single Parents Raise Healthy Children? Vol. I No. 4.
    • (1995) Who Has Time to Date as a Single Parent? Vol. I No. 1.
  • Hecht a.k.a. Taylor, D. and Baum, S. (1984) Loneliness and Attachment  Patterns in Young Adults. 40 Journal of Clinical Psychology, January.
  • Taylor Hecht, D.  (1982) The Capacity to be Alone, Loneliness and the Attachment Patterns of Young Adults.  Doctoral thesis. California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles.

Manuscripts:

Videos:

Tools:

  • Taylor, D. (Editor & Contributing Author) (1983). The Wellness Training Manual, California State University, Northridge, California.

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