Last updated: 1/18/2019

Diane Ellen Smith, LMFT (203) 232-7667
Last Updated: 1/18/2019
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Degrees:
MA

Years of Experience: 11

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English

Licensing:
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  
www.DianeSmithLMFT.com
(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

Accessibility:
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 Used:
Couple/Marital
Educational or Psycho-Educational
Family Systems
Group
Individual
Peer Support
Supervision/Consultation

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:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)
Adopted
AIDS/HIV+
Alzheimer's
Biracial
Brain/Head Injured
Cancer Patients
Caregivers
Children of Divorce
Chronic Illness
College Students
Diabetes
Disabled
First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT)
Gifted
Grandparents
Immigrants/Refugees
Interracial Families/Couples
Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ)
Military/Veterans
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Obese or Overweight
Offenders/Perpetrators
Step Families
Suicidal
Transgender
Twins

Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious Experience:
Buddhist Hindu LDS/Mormon
Christian Jewish Muslim

Multi-cultural Experience:
African-American Hispanic Native American
Armenian Indian Pacific Islander
Asian Irish Portuguese
Brazilian Italian Russian
Caribbean

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

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

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