Diana Chu, LMFT, RDT

About Me

Diana Chu is a Marriage and Family Therapist and a Registered Drama Therapist. She uses a psychodynamic approach, which focuses on the psychological roots of emotional suffering. She also draws on Drama Therapy techniques, which provide alternative ways to relate to your emotions, thereby helping you to understand and cope with your emotions better. Further, Diana incorporates Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) in conjunction with the mentioned therapy approaches. EMDR enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Diana provides counseling services for children, individuals, and families. She has developed and led workshops at national conferences on Drama Therapy and Mental Health and Technology. She also hosts a podcast called Waves of Change, which promotes mental health awareness in Asian American communities. She worked at various community mental health settings, including Community Youth Center, Counseling Enriched Educational Program, School-Based Counseling, Family Engagement Programs and Autistic Spectrum Disorder Clinic.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Sleep Disorders

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Couples
  • Expats
  • Families
  • Group
  • Immigrants
  • Infants/Toddlers (0-3)
  • LGBTQ+


  • Chinese