Dorothy O'Keefe-Diana, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Chester
Change is possible with understanding and empathy. I work with adults, young adults, and families in the areas of, mood disorders, substance use, trauma, anxiety, depression. I am a certified ARISE@ Substance and Mental Health Interventionist. I assist families getting their loved ones into treatment, working with the family while in treatment and after treatment. I work with a clinical team. I am an intensively trained DBT therapist and provide DBT therapy and DBT skills group training just one of several treatment modalities . I will work with you and your family. I have offices Chester, NJ and Madison, NJ
DBT therapy is effective for those who struggle with emotional regulation, self harm & substance use. I am trained in EMDR-Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing which is a proven intervention for accessing and processing of traumatic memories & other adverse life experience to bring to an adaptive resolution.
Families are systems, Family systems can change and healing is possible. Couples often come to times in marriage of life's of stressors and crises. I work with couples and use Relationsal LIfe Therapay approach. I work under supervision of Terry Real, internationally known and trained RLT therpist for couples work.
Call or Email Dorothy O'Keefe-Diana for a free phone consultation now - (201) 345-1113


  • Years in Practice: 6 Years
  • School: Rutgers University
  • Year Graduated: 2009
  • License No. and State: 44SC05486500 New Jersey


  • Avg Cost (per session): $150 - $250
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Behavioral Tech LLC-DBT Intensive Training Cert. / Dialectical BehavIoral Therapy
  • Certificate Date: 2013
  • Certificate: Certified Arise Interventionist
  • Certificate Date: 2015

Dorothy O'Keefe-Diana's Groups

Adolescent DBT Skills Group

DBT is an evidence based intervention shown to reduce self harm, substance abuse and use disorders and suicidal thoughts. The group will focus on the following skill sets: mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotional regulation, and distress tolerance and walking the middle path. The group is co facilitated by me and Tara McSorley, MSW, LCSW intensively trained DBT therapist s

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Adult Male Substance Abuse After Care Group

This is a weekly men's aftercare group with the focus on recovery and sustained abstinence. Clients will learn coping skills; relapse prevention, interpersonal skills,relaxation techniques,and anger management skills that will increase success for long term recovery.

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Young Adult DBT SkillsGroup

Young adult DBT skills group. This group uses evidenced based DBT skills to reduce and stop self harming behaviors and substance use and abuse. The group facilitates in teaching the five modules of DBT -Mindfulness, Emotional Regulation, Distress Tolerance, Interpersonal Effectiveness and Walking the Middle Path. The group is co facilitated by myself and Tara McSorley, MSW, LCSW. We are Intensively trained DBT therapists

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  • Addiction
  • Borderline Personality
  • Mood Disorders


  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Parenting
  • School Issues
  • Self-Harming
  • Sports Performance
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Mental Health

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Client Focus

Religious Orientation: Christian


  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Heterosexual Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Attachment-based
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Relational
  • Relational Life Therapy Couples-Terrance Real
  • Supervision Services
  • Trauma


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group


  • Video Counseling
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2017
Dorothy O'Keefe-Diana, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Chester

Dorothy O'Keefe-Diana

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW