Diane Crouse, LICSW
Diane Crouse, a native New Englander, earned her MSW at Bridgewater State University and M.Ed. in Rehabilitation Counseling with the Deaf at Northeastern University.
She has spent more than 30 years in the field of Social Work and has worked in a variety of settings, including Hospice Social Work and Bereavement Counseling. She is communicative in ASL and has expertise working with Deaf children and their families, and parents of children with other special needs. Her clinical practice has included clients with recovery issues, children of hoarders and survivors of dysfunctional families, as well as those experiencing anxiety, depression, ADHD and low self-esteem. She has also worked with and advocated for survivors of the Boston Marathon Bombing who experienced trauma, hearing loss and head injury.
Diane offers a strength-based approach in a warm, supportive and empathic environment. Her approach is collaborative and flexible to assist each individual to achieve their goals and continue on their journey to a healthier and more contented life. She offers spiritually and religiously sensitive counseling and is respectful of each individual’s personal belief system in order to help them use that system to guide them through their current challenges.
Diane enjoys working with individuals who have a desire to address any problem which is causing discomfort or confusion in their lives. If you wish to improve self-esteem, overcome anxiety or depression and make healthier life choices she would love to meet with you.
Diane is licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as an LICSW. She has volunteered as the coordinator of a food pantry and participated as a board member of LifeStyles Inc., a social service agency which coordinates housing and services for the homeless in Southern Maryland.