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As a seasoned social work practitioner, Diane has had the opportunity to work in many settings, from residential to clinic to hospital and now in private practice. Over the past several years, she has incorporated mediation into her practice, often combining skills from each discipline while working in high-conflict situations. Diane has been a frequent speaker and workshop leader for a variety of local, statewide, and national groups, focusing mainly on conflict resolution, mediation, communication and mental health issues. In 2015, NASW-TX Capital Branch honored her as the 2014 Social Worker of the Year.

Education and Certification

  • M.S.W., Fordham University, Tarrytown, NY, 1983
  • B.S.W., State University College of New York at Buffalo, NY, 1979
  • C.S.W., New York State Certification, 1983. License No. 031806-1 (inactive)
  • LCSW, State of Texas Certification, 1993. Certificate No. 22860
  • Mediation, 40-hour certification. Dispute Resolution Ctr., Austin, TX, 1999
  • Family Mediation, 24-hour certification. DRC, Austin, TX, 1999
  • Credentialed Advanced Mediator, Texas Mediator Credentialing Association, current.

Professional Experience

  • Diane M Harvey, LCSW, Austin, TX
  • 1994- present
    Clinical Social Worker/Mediator
  • CPC Capital Hospital, Austin, TX
  • 1993-1995
    Supervisor of Social Services
    Psychiatric Assessment Team Clinician
  • Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center, Wingdale, NY
  • 1983-1993
    Program Coordinator of clinic/day treatment programs (New Rochelle, NY)
    Coordinator of Consumer Programs (Mt Kisco, NY)
    Discharge Coordinator
    Program Coordinator of Crisis Residence (New Rochelle, NY)
    Psychiatric Social Worker, Inpatient