Last updated: 1/15/2020

Diane Ellen Smith, LMFT (203) 232-7667
Last Updated: 1/15/2020
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Years of Experience: 11

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:


CT - Marriage & Family Therapist [001054]

Credentials and Certifications:
American Assoc. for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), Approved Supervisor
American Assoc. for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), Clinical Member
Certified Trauma Specialist (CTS)
Couples Counseling, Certified
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), Certified in
Family Therapy, Certified in
Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed (LMFT)

Office and Contact Information
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Diane E. Smith LMFT
519 Heritage Road
Suite 2D
Southbury, CT 06488
(203) 232-7667

Contact: Diane E. Smith LMFT

Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: By appointment
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: 6 Hours

Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Aging Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Child Abuse and Neglect Couple or Marital Issues Depression Domestic Violence Eating Disorders Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Men's Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Parenting Issues Phobias Postpartum Depression Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Stress Suicidal Thoughts Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Addictions/Substance Adoption/Foster Care Asperger's Syndrome Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Autism Spectrum Body Dysmorphic Disorder Career/Employment Concerns Dissociative Disorders Dual Diagnosis Elder Abuse Factitious Disorders (Munchausen Syndrome) Firesetting Gender Identity Infertility Multicultural Issues Pain Management Personality Disorders Physical Illness/Impairment Runaways Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Spiritual/Religious Concerns Traumatic Brain Injury
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) EMDR Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Narrative Therapy Relational Satir Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Systemic Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Other theoretical approaches:
Advanced Integrative Therapy (AIT) Art Therapy Biofeedback Body Centered Psychotherapy Coaching Dance/Movement Therapy Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Ericksonian Family-Based Treatment (FBT) Geriatric Consultation Gestalt Holistic Imago Relationship Therapy Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) Internal Family Systems (IFS) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Jungian Long-Term Mediation Parent Guidance Play Therapy Psychodynamic Sandplay Therapy Sex Therapy Social Support Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR)
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Individual Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:

Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Children (6-12) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
Children of Divorce College Students First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Grandparents Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Step Families Suicidal Twins
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted AIDS/HIV+ Alzheimer's Biracial Brain/Head Injured Cancer Patients Caregivers Chronic Illness Diabetes Disabled Gifted Immigrants/Refugees Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Obese or Overweight Offenders/Perpetrators Transgender
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish
Buddhist Hindu LDS/Mormon Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Brazilian Hispanic Irish Italian Pacific Islander Russian
Armenian Asian Caribbean Indian Native American Portuguese
Professional Associations
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Connecticut Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (CTAMFT) EMDR International Association International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $125
Couples: N/A
Group: $35
Family: $125

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:

AETNA (Open Choice) Health Net
AETNA Health Health Net (PPO)
AETNA Health (Prudential Health Care Plan) Healthy CT
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Anthem Health Plans) Managed Health Network
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Century Preferred) Oxford Health Plans
CIGNA HealthCare Oxford Health Plans (Freedom and Liberty PPO Plans)
ConnectiCare United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Great-West Healthcare United Healthcare

Anger Management
Weekly Group Anger Management Program - Psycho-Educational for 7 Weeks.
Group Focus: Anger Management
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Location: 519 Heritage Road
Suite 2D
Southbury, CT 06478
Phone: (203) 232-7667
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Thursday

Woman's Support Group
Woman's Weekly Support Group for 1 hour on an on-going basis.
Group Focus: Women's Issues
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Location: 519 Heritage Road
Suite 2D
Southbury, CT 06478
Phone: (203) 232-7667
Meeting Time: Afternoon
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Thursday