DianeDiane Poole Heller Ph.D.


Diane Poole Heller Ph.D. is a lively, inviting speaker with a focus on teaching highly effective trauma healing techniques. An established expert in the field of trauma resolution she is noted for her ability to communicate complex topics with humor and clarity.

Diane has been a featured speaker at the US National Psychotherapy Networker, The National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine (NICABM), and the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies conferences.

Her book “Crash Course” is a powerful guide to resolving auto accident and general trauma. Since 1992, Diane has served as a faculty member of the Foundation for Human Enrichment and as collaborative colleague of Peter Levine, Ph.D., founder of the Somatic Experiencing® method of trauma resolution. As a senior faculty member she teaches beginning through post advanced levels of Somatic Experiencing® to therapists in the US and Internationally.

She was featured in a CNN segment Columbine: Surviving the Trauma and trained therapists to work with 9/11 survivors.

Dr. Heller passionately continues her spiritual studies, which began in 1978 in the Diamond Approach work. She continues to weave what she has learned in the field of body, mind and spiritual sciences to create a holistic approach to trauma healing.

This workshop series will combine the work of Allan Shore, Peter Levine, Dan Siegel and Jean Illsey Clark with Dr Heller’s 25 years of experience as a Diamond Approach student, and senior faculty member of Peter Levine’s Foundation for Human enrichment.

“Believing in the resilience of the human spirit, and knowing how to restore a person’s confi dence to use that ability for the recovery from trauma, is Dr. Heller’s wonderfully effective approach to healing trauma.”
– Dr. Cynthia Lawrence-Wallace, Professor Emeritus,
University of California San Diego.

“Diane is without a doubt the best workshop instructor I have ever experienced. Taking a class with Diane involved you deeply, intellectually, emotionally, physically and spiritually. It is beyond learning, it is transformative.”
– Marita Peak, student

For registration and inquires contact Julia:
mob: 0403 652 067