Our Providers

Dianne Mani, PsyD

Pronouns

she/her

Education

PsyD in Clinical Psychology, Alliant International University

Special Interests

Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Burnout, Depression, Grief, Life transitions, Pregnancy, Sleep, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Maternal Mental Health

Therapy Style

I am a strengths-based therapist that focuses on developing a collaborative relationship with my clients to understand the impact of their past, but also help support growth toward redefining themselves based on their own values and teaching them skills to manage their emotions and thoughts in a healthy way.

Approach

Acceptance commitment therapy (ACT), Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Insight-oriented, Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic, Solution-focused, Strengths-based

What is your favorite restaurant in San Francisco?

My favorite local restaurant is State Bird Provisions because it's a unique take on American Cuisine and everything is delicious.

Why did you become a psychologist/therapist/clinical social worker?

I became a psychologist because I believe that emotional and mental well-being are equally as important as our physical health and I believe it is necessary to treat a whole human being. I am a compassionate person who thrives to help others recognizes their inner strengths, but also provide support to help individuals develop the skills they need to grow past their natural talents as well.

Favorite organization/non-profit and why?

My favorite non-profit is CDH International. My youngest son was born premature and had an undiagnosed Congenital Diaphragmic Hernia. This organization helped me and my family to become knowledgeable about this condition and has helped me have a community that understands that challenges that we faced and continue to face supporting a child with CDH.

What is one thing you do daily that supports your mental and emotional well-being?

I workout for at least 30-60 minutes every single morning before starting my full day.

Interests

Exploring new places, finding delicious food, spending time with family and friends, working out and reading.

License Number and State

24841 - CA