Dr. Christine Oh Diab is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and has a Master's in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Azusa Pacific University and does therapy work as part of her second career. She has a doctorate in Sociology with an emphasis in the areas of mental health, diversity, and medical sociology from UC Irvine and has done mental health research since 2000. Currently, she's an Assistant Campus Dean for Southern California for the Chicago School of Professional Psychology where she oversees clinical psychology programs, primarily for MFT and PsyD students.
Chris is experienced with Trust-Based Intervention and Trauma Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, as well as EMDR and attachment work. She utilizes a story-telling approach to draw upon her clients to help them find their voice and their narrative for tapping into the best version of themselves. Her approach is always to help clients heal while promoting resiliency and a healthier sense of self-esteem and self-worth.
Additionally, she focuses on being a culturally competent therapist who is mindful of her clients’ diversified backgrounds. She has spoken on this topic on US World News and World Report. To read about this further, you can access the article here: https://health.usnews.com/health-care/patient-advice/articles/culturally-competent-therapist
Using multiple therapeutic methods, Chris helps clients overcome their obstacles and heal so they can succeed in life by being authentic to who they are as a person.