Diana Fenton Kalan, MA, LPC

Through deep exploration, individuals gain insight into their internal world, learn to accept and feel compassion for all of themselves and create a sense of balance and peace within. Diana’s therapeutic style is caring, encouraging and individualized in order to help each person learn skills to work with their emotions, see situations without judgment and make life decisions that are aligned with personal values.  Diana works with individuals to heal their deepest wounds allowing them to feel clear, empowered and alive. It is her goal to help each individual bring the work from the session to the world, creating a greater sense of focus, confidence and direction in their lives.

Diana specializes in individual and group psychotherapy for adults.  She skillfully integrates Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS), and Person-Centered Therapy approaches.  Sessions are offered in person, in Nature, or through phone or video conferencing.

Diana offers Nature-Based Women’s Retreats to support women to reconnect with each other, their true selves, and Nature.

Areas of specialty:

  • Coping with transitions (Divorce, death, move, loss of relationship).
  • Managing emotions (anger, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem)
  • Healing the effects of trauma
  • Building and maintaining healthy relationships and communicating effectively
  • Reconnection with Nature


Diana’s training includes:

  • Licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) through CO
  • Trained in Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS) through the Center for Self Leadership
  • Certification as a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) psychotherapist, through Manchester Mental Health
  • DBT for Adolescents skills training at the North Eastern Society for Group Psychotherapy
  • MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Webster University
  • BS in Psychology from University of Maryland (Asian Division)

Diana’s experience includes:

  • Co-founder of Southern NH Counseling Center, specializing in individual, couple’s and group psychotherapy for adults. Provided individual and group IFS, DBT, and Person-Centered Therapy.
  • Provided training in DBT to local hospital employees and worked with them to bring DBT program into their inpatient unit.
  • At Greater Nashua Mental Health Center, facilitated eight weekly groups including 5 DBT groups, Interpersonal Effectiveness Group, “Who Am I?” Self Reflection Group, Women’s Group and Managing Emotions Group
  • Internship under Dr. Debra Gillum at the Cardinal Clinic, co-counseling children and their families, providing skills training and facilitating a Compassionate Parenting Skills Group for Parents.