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Considering setting up an interview with Dr. Diane? For a better idea of her expertise and experience, see her publications and quotes, CV, credentials and awards, and audio and video samples below!

Coping with Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

A Guide to Living with Challenges Associated with Post Concussion Syndrome and Brain Trauma, Avery Publishing Group, NY., November 2013.
by Diane Roberts Stoler, Ed.D. and Barbara Albers Hill

  • This book includes information on sports and blast injuries

For more information about Coping with Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, click here.


Case Studies in Applied Psychophysiology

Neurofeedback and Biofeedback Treaments for Advances in Human Performance,
W. Alex Edmonds and Gershon Tenenbaum, Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. Dr. Diane® contributed the following:

  • Chapter 14, Case Study 12: Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery, A Neurofeedback-Integrative Approach

Timeless – A Novel – Who am I?

“Quite a novel! Born of understanding from mystics and modern physics, Timeless is an absorbing novel that keeps you spellbound from beginning to end. And along the way it just might transform your understanding of life.” ­ Dr. Fred Gallo, author of Energy Psychology and Energy Tapping for Trauma.

More About Timeless


Coping with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

A Guide to Living with the Challenges Associated with Concussion/Brain Injury, Avery Publishing Group, NY., January 1998.


Handbook of Hypnotic Suggestions and Metaphors

Edited by D. Corydon Hammond, Ph.D.-Norton, 1990. Dr. Diane® contributed four scripts:

  • Hypnosis in Pain Management-Suggestions with Postherpetic Neuralgia (‘Shingles’).
  • Hypnosis with Cancer Patients-Breast Cancer: Radiation Treatment and Recovery.
  • Hypnosis with Medical Disorders-Suggestions for Vaginal Warts.
  • Hypnosis in Obstetrics and Gynecology-Childbirth Script/ Approach to Childbirth.

The National Fibromyalgia Association

Coping with Chronic Illness: Fibromyalgia

  • Dr. Diane® has also written over fifteen articles for local newspapers and three professional journals.

Dr. Diane has been quoted in the following:

  • American Psychological Association: “Online Mental Health”
  • Army Times Publishing Co. (US)
  • BankRate.com: Reducing stress can help your business thrive
  • Better Homes & Gardens: A Green Thumbs Up – August 2004
  • Boston Globe: Damaged Brains: The Outcomes Are Better and Their Outlook is Better Still – July 6, 1998: Psychologist Confronts Head Trauma Boxford Woman Writes ‘Guidebook’ for Other Victims – June 28, 1998
  • Brobible.com: Podcasts for Treating Insomnia With Hypnosis
  • Delicious Living March 2006: 3 Smart Ways to Boost Brain Power
  • Eagle-Tribune Newspaper
  • First For Women Magazine
  • First Health of Andover: Personal Training, Avoid Brain Trauma
  • Good Housekeeping
  • Healthscout.com
  • Healthyplace.com: Natural Panic Attack Treatments
  • Homelife Magazine: Reconnecting with Old Friends
  • iParenting.com: Brain Food- What you eat affects what you think : Walking on Eggshells. Teens With Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Jewish Woman Magazine Spring 2003: Robin Levinson: Too Much On Your Plate
  • Journal News
  • Marion Independent Journal: Eric Harr: How to Keep From Falling Off the Fitness Wagon
  • MS News: Judge clears way for lawsuit against HMO
  • New England Psychologist: Neurofeedback: A Viable Treatment for Mental Health Issues?
  • Pilot Log- Pilot International 2000
  • Recipes Today: “Brain Food – What You Eat Affects How You Think” By Carma Haley Shoemaker
  • Redbook: Kristyn Kusek: One Minute to Better Health
  • Road King: Health – All About Sleep
  • Sentinal and Enterprise
  • Shape Magazine
  • South Florida Business Journal
  • Univision Online
  • Vestibular Disorder Journal: Summer 1998
  • VHL Family Alliance: Getting over brain surgery
  • WebMD: Carol Sorgen: Natural Panic Attack Treatments
  • Woman’s Day
  • Woman’s World

Quotes about Dr. Diane

  • Injured Woman Who ‘Lost Self’ Urges Fighting Back The Huntsville Times, April 2010
  • Woman Returns from Brain Injury after ‘losing’ self Cleveland Plain Dealer, March 2001
  • Helping The Walking Wounded: Brain Injuries Accident Victim Appears Healthy, But Life Is Struggle From The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Fighting for better diagnosis of traumatic brain injuries The American Psychological Association (APA) Monitor
  • Your Guide for the Slopes Will Courtney and Bryon Rivers, The Eagle Tribune, December 30, 2000
  • Hypnobirthing Offspring Magazine July 3rd-13th, 2000
  • Energy Psychology Lawrence Eagle Tribune, July 2nd, 2000
  • Psychologist confronts brain injury; aids others The Alliance, November/December 1999
  • In One Second her Whole Life Changed by Diana Brown, Lawrence Eagle Tribune, 1999
  • Psychologist Confronts Head Trauma by Wendy Kileen, Boston Sunday Globe, 1998
  • Martial Arts Gave Dr. Back Her Life Cassandra I. Petrakis, Lawrence Eagle Tribune, February 1998
  • Fighting for a Better Diagnosis of Traumatic Brain Injuries APA Monitor, November, 1998
  • Damaged Brains Judy Foreman The Boston Globe, July, 1998
  • Boxford Psychologist Survives Brain Tumor Carol Brook Ball, TriTown Transcript, 1999
The following are audio and video samples from Dr. Diane’s® past speaking engagements.

Video

“Every twelve seconds…”

– from the Pilot International Convention 2000 (Keynote speaker). Length: 25 seconds. Size: 864K. Dr. Diane® speaks about Brain Injury.


“Knowledge can make a difference”

– from the Pilot International Convention 2000 (Keynote speaker). Length: 1 minute, 35 seconds. Size: 2,100K Dr. Diane® speaks about Brain Injury.


“I was sent home on my own with the message that time will heal”

– from the Pilot International Convention 2000 (Keynote speaker). Length: 56 seconds. Size: 1,200K (1,2M). Dr. Diane speaks about her own brain injury.


“I am not a brain injured person, but a person with a brain injury”

– from the Pilot International Convention 2000 (Keynote speaker). Length: 31 seconds. Size: 696K. Dr. Diane® speaks about her own brain injury.


“Recovery from any significant loss … is hard enough”

– from the Brain Injury Association of Ohio Annual Conference (Keynote speaker 1999). Length: 40 seconds. Size: 876K. Dr. Diane® speaks about her own brain injury.


Audio

NightSide – Concussions and Youth Sports

April 19th, 2017

This podcast I speak with veteran television journalist and host of the NightSide radio podcast about how to keep your kids safe from concussions and how to spot concussion symptoms while they’re out playing contact sports.

NightSide Podcast


Radio Interview with Kelly Ford and Chuck Wicks on America’s Morning Show, NASH FM

June 3, 2016

Dr. Diane joins Kelly Ford and country music star Chuck Wicks on America’s Morning Show as an expert in sports psychology to help Chuck cope with the anxiety of an upcoming Ironman Half Triathlon in Hawaii. Listen below:

Radio Interview with Kelly Ford and Chuck Wicks on America’s Morning Show, NASH FM


Radio Interview with Casey Freelove on KAHI 950AM

January 4, 2016

This interview covers concussions. Casey and Diane speak about the deceptive technical title of concussions as a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, the potential ramifications of even a “little” concussion, and the different medical scans available for the brain. They also cover the challenge of recovering from a brain injury as well as several effective treatments for healing brain trauma. There are two parts.

Casey Freelove KAHI interview part 1

Casey Freelove KAHI interview part 2


Radio Interview with Mike Heck on Live 95.9

December 29, 2015

This interview focuses on many issues surrounding concussions. Mike and Diane speak about the difference between head injuries and brain injuries, ways a concussion can occur, the issues around helmets in football, and the danger of concussion to pee-wee football players.

WBEC Interview With Mike Heck 95.9 Pttsfield MA


Unlocking the Minds of Athletes Podcast, hosted by NFL veteran Isaac Byrd
May 13, 2015

This podcast is designed to detail how sports psychologist and the best athletes on the planet work together to create a mental framework for mental toughness and peak performance. Each episode brings you an interview with a sports psychologist or a mental-game coach who shares their journey, struggles, successes, pre and in-game mental techniques, teaching principles and much more.

During this podcast I share the effectiveness of visualization techniques.
Listen here.


Brain Broad Interview
Show aired August 14th, 2014
Tune in as Lynette Louise picks my brain on brain injury and brain trauma. (Hint: Listen closely for special offer!)


Voice of America
Show aired June 25th, 2014
Listen in as I talk about concussion, concussion treatment, and my story!

Listen to show
Read the transcript


Brain Injury Radio Show, Recovery Now with Kim Justus
Show aired October 2nd, 2013
Tune in as I talk about recovery and my newest book!

Listen to the show.


Craig Peterson’s Radio Show “Tech Talk”
Podcast that aired July 29th, 2012
Listen in while I give Craig my expert advice on Brain Rehab, Brain Fitness, and more!

Listen to the podcast.


2000

Show/Topic: DreamMakers Concord, NH December

Station/Host: Noreen Freeman


September 5th, 2000

Show/Topic: WCCM 800 AM 12:30-2:00 PM

Station/Host: “Hotline” with Ron Ford


August, 2000

Show: Syndicated Television News Newspro

Topic: Discoveries & Breakthroughs Brain Injury Diagnosis


June, 2000

Show: Fresh Air Radio KFAI – 90.3 FM Minneapolis, MN

Host: Martha M. Hage

Topic: Radio Interview Disabled & Proud – It’s Not an Oxymoron


January, 2000

Show: Seacoast Sunday 95.3 FM WUBB

Station/Host: Kelly Brown


October, 1999

Station/Host: WBNS Radio Columbus, OH hosted by Joe Case

Topic: What is Mild Traumatic Brain Injury?


September, 1999

 Station/Host: WENS Talk Radio Indianapolis, IN hosted by Joanne Kluz

Topic: What is Mild Traumatic Brain Injury?

“It happened to me”
– from the Brain Injury Association of Ohio Annual Conference (Keynote speaker 1999). Length: 46 seconds. Size: 200K. Dr. Diane® speaks about her own brain injury.

Listen to audio (Quicktime MOV)


“Hope is ripped from us, and never takes root”
– from the Brain Injury Association of Ohio Annual Conference (Keynote speaker 1999). Length: 46 seconds. Size: 200K. Dr. Diane® speaks about her own brain injury.

Listen to audio (Quicktime MOV)


November, 1998

Station: 1/2 Hour CFAX AM Talk Radio Vancouver, BC

Host: Brad King

Topic: Body Talk


October, 1998

Station: 1 Hour WRKO AM Talk Radio

Host: Angela Bonin and Dr. Guy Pugh, M.D.

Topic: Take Charge of Your Health


October, 1998

Station: 1/2 Hour WALE AM Talk Radio

Host: Dr. Win Jansen, Jane Jansen, and Peter Moral

Topic: Tree of Life


September, 1998

Station: 1/2 Hour National Public Radio Health Show WAMC FM

Host: Linda Anderson

Topic: Health Show


September, 1998

Station: 1/2 Hour Talk Radio KAOK AM Lake Charles, LA

Host: Dr. John Moreno

Topic: Your Health


August, 1998

Station: 1/2 Hour Talk Radio WEIM Fitchburg, MA

Host: Julie Bartkus

Topic: Contagious Consequences


August, 1998

Station: 1/2 Hour Talk Radio WQYK St. Petersburg, FL

Host: Rita Ciccarello

Topic: Inside Story


June, 1998

Station: 1 Hour Talk News Radio WEVD New York, NY

Host: Dr. Fred Pescatore


June, 1998

Station: 2 Hours Talk Radio American Freedom Network


May, 1998

Station: 1 Hour TV Health Show New Hampshire Continental Cablevision


September, 1997

Station: 1/2 Hour TV Show Health Show Tewksbury & Lowell MA Cablevision

Topic: Alternative Healthcare and You


July, 1997

Station: 15 Minutes Health Beat ABC Health Spot

Psychology Today

verified by Psychology TodayRead Dr. Diane's Blog on PsychologyDr. Diane is a verified therapist by Psychology Today. She was also asked to be a blog contributor for PsychologyToday.com. Her blog, “The Resilient Brain” addresses all areas of brain health, including brain rehabilitation and brain fitness, and gives a message of both help and hope for overcoming challenges and regaining your life.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Dr. Diane is a professional member of the American Psychological Association. Based in Washington, DC, the American Psychological Association (APA) is the largest scientific and professional organization respresenting psychology in the United States. With more than 159,000 members, APA is also the largest association of psychologists worldwide. The object of the American Psychological Association shall be to advance psychology as a science and profession and as a means of promoting human welfare.

Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts

The Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts is a private, nonprofit organization that serves individuals with brain injury and their families and offers award-winning prevention programs to individuals of all ages. The Association was incorporated in 1982 and is a chartered affiliate of the Brain Injury Association of America. BIA-MA collaborates with the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, the Department of Public Health, the Veterans Administration, the Registry of Motor Vehicles, and other groups to prevent brain injuries and serve survivors.

GoodTherapy.org

Dr. Diane is a verified member of GoodTherapy.org. GoodTherapy.org is an association of mental health professionals in over 25 countries who support efforts to reduce harm in therapy and provide ethical, collaborative therapy services. GoodTherapy.org is also ranked as one of the top therapist directories on the Internet, helping people seeking treatment to connect with therapists.

International Society for Mental Health Online

Dr. Diane is a professional member of the International Society for Mental Health Online. The International Society for Mental Health Online (ISMHO) was formed in 1997 to promote the understanding, use and development of online communication, information and technology for the international mental health community. ISMHO is a nonprofit corporation.

International Society for Neurofeedback and Research (ISNR)


Dr. Diane is a professional member the International Society for Neurofeedback and Research. International Society for Neurofeedback and Research (ISNR) is an international membership organization of people from various professional disciplines doing neurotherapy, neurofeedback training and research.

National Speakers Association

National Speakers Association LogoDr. Diane is a member of the National Speakers Association. As the leading organization for experts who speak professionally, NSA provides resources and education to advance the skills, integrity and value of its members and the speaking profession.

Society for Human Resource Management

Dr. Diane is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 190,000 individual members, the Society’s mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most essential and comprehensive resources available. As an influential voice, the Society’s mission is also to advance the human resource profession to ensure that HR is recognized as an essential partner in developing and executing organizational strategy.

Northeast Human Resources Association (NEHRA)

Dr.Diane is a member of the Northeast Human Resources Association (NEHRA), New England’s premier human resources association. Since 1985, NEHRA has provided members with programs, information and networking opportunities that stimulate professional growth and enhance workplace contributions. Approximately 4,000 HR professionals, representing large and small companies in all industries within the region, as well as individuals providing products and services to the human resources community, belong to NEHRA.

The Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology

Dr. Diane is a member of the The Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology. Formed in 1999, the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP) is a US Internal Revenue Service 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and Publicly Supported Foundation of approximately 1,300 licensed mental health professionals and allied health practitioners around the world. ACEP members are dedicated to exploring, developing, researching and applying energy psychology methods to alleviate human suffering, enhance human performance and access human potential.

American Academy of Bereavement

Dr. Diane is a member of The American Academy of Bereavement (AAB), a non-profit organization founded in 1993, is a national association devoted to the education, preparation and advancement of bereavement specialists.

American Society of Clinical Hypnosis – ERF

Dr. Diane is a Certified Consultant for the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, the largest U.S. organization for health and mental health care professionals using clinical hypnosis.

Pi Lambda Theta – International Honor Society and Professional Association in Education

 

National Institute of Sports Professional: National Register

The National Institute of Sports Professionals (NISP) has been established for the express purpose of developing a more organized system of care for athletes at all levels of competition, in all sports, in all areas of the country.

Education

• Masterson Institute Study Group, Boston, MA;
Specialized Training in Personality Disorders 1984 – 1990
• Harvard University, Cambridge, MA;
Department of Psychology and Social Relations Appointment
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Psychology 1978 – 1979
• Boston University, Boston, MA;
School of Education, Department of Humanistic and
Behavioral Studies Doctor of Education, 1977
• Tufts University, Medford, MA;
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Master of Arts in Education, 1974
• Tufts University, Medford, MA;
Bachelor of Science in Education, 1972 Magna Cum Laude

Diplomates

• Diplomate in Behavioral Medicine (Health Psychology)
• Diplomate in Professional Counseling
• Diplomate in Psychotherapy
• Diplomate in Sports Psychology

Licenses

• Massachusetts, Licensed Psychologist – 1979
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
• Health Service Provider – 1993
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
• Massachusetts Teacher, Certified 1972
Department of Education, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Appointments

• Holy Family Hospital, 2000 – Stroke Committee
• Beth Israel Hospital, 1990 – Psychiatry

Honors

• Nominated for Alumni Council, Graduate School Representative Tufts University, 1984
• Outstanding Young Women of America, 1979
• Pi Lambda Theta International Honor Society and Professional Association in Education

Certification

• Bach Flower Essence Practitioner 2006
• Abundance Release Method 2006
• Neuro Biofeedback 2002
• EdxTM, Energy Diagnostic and Treatment Methods,Certified Practitioner 2002
• Certification and Approved Consultant in Clinical Hypnosis – The American Society of Clinical Hypnosis – 2006
• Certified Fellow in Clinical Hypnotherapy 2002
• Thought Field Therapy (TFT) 2000
• Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)-2000
• Specialized Training; QiGong—2000
• Specialized Training; Balinese Healing–1999

Clinical and Research Experience

• President/Director, Dr. Diane Roberts Stoler, Ed.D, LLC, Boxford, MA 2008 – present
Specializing in neuropsychology, as well as health, sports and performing art psychology. Specializing in the treatment of brain injury, concussion, PTSD and trauma, stroke/aneurysm, chronic pain and chronic illness, ADD/ADHD.
• President / Director, Childbirth Inc. Boxford, MA 1984 – present
A practice specializing in issues of infertility, as well as hypnosis for pain control in childbirth. Individual, couples and group therapy.
• President / Director, Lafayette Counseling Center LLC, Boxford, MA 1979 – present
A practice specializing in health, sports and performing arts psychology, as well as Thanatology. Individual, couples, group and family therapy.
• Staff Psychologist, Human Resource Institute Lawrence, MA 1977-1979
Specializing in individual, couples and group therapy for children, adolescents and adults, as well as behavioral medicine, trauma, sexual dysfunctions, neuropsychological and psychodiagnostic testing.

Professional Experience – Education

• Salem State College – 1983
Psycho-Social Pathology Instructor
• Tufts University, Department of Education 1976-1978
Learning Disabilities Instructor
• Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Education 1977-1978
Educational Specialist II
Education Center, Division of Special Education Bureau of Program Audit and Assistance
• Marshfield School Department, South River School Annex 1974-1976
Special Education Teacher: Autistic Class
• Stonehill College, North Easton, MA 1973-1974
Cost Accounting and Bookkeeping Instructor
Department of Business Administration
• Freetown-Lakeville Regional Middle School, East Freetown, MA 1972-1973
Resource Center Teacher and Crisis Counselor

Dr. Diane Roberts Stoler, Ed.D. is a Neuropsychologist, Board Certified Health Psychologist, Board Certified Sports Psychologist, and Trauma Therapist with over 35 years experience.

In 1990, Dr. Diane had a stroke while driving her car, resulting in a 60 mph head-on auto accident. She has since undergone brain surgery, and sustained two more concussions. Using her experience and expertise, Dr. Diane wrote Coping with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, the first comprehensive guide to brain trauma and its hidden effects.
Her newest book Coping with Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury released November 2013 covers all aspects of the recovery process, including information on sports and blast injuries. As both a professional and a survivor, Dr. Diane devotes her clinical practice, writings and personal appearances to helping organizations and individuals overcome life’s obstacles and achieve their goals.

Dr. Diane Headshots

 

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