Diane Poole Heller PhD is an internationally recognized speaker, author and expert in the field of attachment theory and trauma resolution. Her signature approach—DARe (Dynamic Attachment Re-patterning experience)—provides therapists and individuals with relevant skills and practical exercises that facilitate healing from attachment and trauma wounds.
Diane’s training programs, books, lectures and work as a therapist have helped a countless number of people in their healing journey towards experiencing greater intimacy, wholeness and more fulfilling relationships.
As Senior Faculty for SETI, Diane studied with Dr. Peter Levine and taught Somatic Experiencing® trauma work internationally for over 25 years.
She is also the author of three books: The Power of Attachment: How to Create Deep and Lasting Intimate Relationships, a practical guide to restoring and reconnecting with our innate secure attachment as adults; Crash Course, on accident trauma; and the audio book, Healing Your Attachment Wounds: How to Create Deep and Lasting Relationships.
Her film, Surviving Columbine, aired on CNN and supported community healing after the Columbine High School shootings.