Ph.D.,  Clinical Psychology,  University of Miami, 1994.

M.S.,    Clinical Psychology,  University of Miami, 1992 .

B.A.,     Psychology,  Haverford College, 1989.


Director of Postdoctoral Training & Staff Psychologist, The Trauma Disorders Program, Sheppard Pratt Hospital, 1997 - 2015.


Attending Psychologist, The Trauma Disorders Program Inpatient Unit, Sheppard Pratt Hospital, 1996 - 2000.


Faculty, Postdoctoral Institute in Trauma, Maryland Psychological Association, 2007 - 2008.


Postdoctoral Fellow in the Dissociative Disorders Program, Sheppard Pratt Hospital, 1995 - 1996.


Intern, The Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital, 1993 - 1994.

Certified in Criticial Incident Stress Debriefing, Sheppard Pratt Hospital, 1999.

Trained in Clinical Hypnosis, American Society for Clinical Hypnosis, 1996. 


Member, Maryland Psychological Association, 1995 - present.   

Member, American Psychological Association, 1995 - present.

Member, International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation,  2007   - present.


Diane Adlestein, PH.d.




   Dr. Diane Adlestein is a licensed psychologist with over 20 years of experience in providing specialized care for individuals with histories of trauma.  In addition to her specialty practice in PTSD and dissociative disorders, Dr. Adlestein treats individuals struggling to manage depression and/or anxiety as well as more general difficulties in coping with stress.