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About Me

Dr. Dianna Troutt is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples, and family psychotherapy, and she has had a private practice in Newport Beach, California since 2003.  In addition, Dianna has had various articles published in OC Family Magazine in their "Ask the Experts" column.

Dianna has over twenty-five years experience as a clinician, with doctoral degree in Psychology. Since 1990, Dianna has worked in private practice. Her extensive clinical training and experience helps her tailor interventions, quickly helping clients overcome old patterns so they can live happier, more satisfying lives.  Her areas of expertise include:

  • helping unhappy couples reconnect and feel greater emotional closeness
  • communication issues
  • sexual problems, including improving low sexual desire
  • family counseling, blended family issues, parenting issues
  • past trauma resolution
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • anger management

Dianna is a practical, supportive therapist who focuses on solutions that actually work.  Her  treatment approach is to provide feedback to help clients resolve current problems or long-standing patterns in a positive atmosphere. She incorporates a blend of approaches, drawing upon a variety of styles and techniques to incorporate what will be most helpful and hopeful for each client.  With sensitivity and compassion, she works with clients to help them build on strengths so they can identify and achieve their life goals.

Licensed in California since 1993 (MFC30977)

Masters in Counseling Psychology, Chapman University (1990)
PsyD in Psychology, California Southern University (2015)

Professional Memberships
Life Member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT),
Life Member ICEEFT (International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy)
Orange County Emotionally Focused Therapy (Advanced Level)