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Hi. I am Diane Poole Heller. Are you looking to gain clinical or personal knowledge and experience in the continually evolving field of Attachment Therapy and Trauma Resolution?

Therapy Mastermind Circle is an Interactive Online Clinical Practice Community Based on Attachment Therapy and Healing Trauma.

I Am A Therapist
I am a therapist and I am interested in learning more about how I can better serve my clients dealing with grief and loss.
I Am Grieving
I am personally experiencing trauma from grief and loss and am interested in learning ways to heal and move on.

Dr. Diane Poole Heller leads a monthly program that dives deeply into the human experience and provides a platform for therapists and coaches alike to integrate practical techniques into session immediately.

Upcoming Module:
Grief and Loss
Helping the Heartbroken Heal

The topic of Grief and Loss is a universal human experience, yet the topic itself remains something that we rarely discuss in-depth. How does grieving work? And does it always “get better with time?” Learn how we grieve, recognize the symptoms of grief, and how to respect the need to grieve from experts on grief and loss.

Join our community to explore the topic of grief from a neuroscientific and clinical standpoint and how each person’s grief can manifest and evolve.

Some of the topics we will cover include:

  • Losing an Intimate Partner
  • Long-Term Illness
  • Mass Tragedies and School Shootings
  • Healing Shock Points
  • Marginalized Mourners (Infidelity, LGBTQ, Ex-Partners)
  • Grieving Divorce
  • Survivor Guilt
  • Trauma Bonding
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • Having Difficult Conversations

“Diane is masterful at teaching us how to transform our clients’ lives and influence our own relationships toward more fulfillment. I see the power of this work daily in my clients and in my own relationships. Everyone interested in deeper connection and a gentle path toward healing should enroll now!”

- Alicen Halquist, SEP, LPC, ACA, Boulder, CO

“I value TMC’s multiple teaching modalities and leading-edge physiological, affective and theoretical perspectives. From the start, I felt positively activated by Dr. Heller’s perceptive, compassionate presence, which carried over to my engagement with clients. Her authenticity, articulateness, and demonstrated expertise create an inspiring and fertile learning environment.”

- Connie Frey, MMT, PhD, Canada

Module 1 of Grief and Loss
Patrick O’Malley PhD
The History and Practice of Grief Therapy: What Every Therapist Needs to Know

Patrick O’Malley, PhD, has been providing grief counseling and education to clients and colleagues for 40 years. Dr. O’Malley’s essay, Getting Grief Right, published in the New York Times in 2015 was one of the most read and shared articles in the newspaper’s history. He is the author of a book titled Getting Grief Right: Finding Your Story of Love in the Sorrow of Loss. Dr. O’Malley is also the author of the blog All Sorrows Borne, which can be found at

Diane's Teaching

Shock: Clinical Interventions to Dissipate Shock Points and Provide Comfort

Module 2 of Grief and Loss
Ashley Davis Bush
Growing through Grief

Ashley Davis Bush has thirty years of experience in the mental health field. She is also the author of eight self-help books, including the new book, The Art and Power of Acceptance as well as her classic grief books, Transcending Loss and the Daily Reader Hope and Healing for Transcending Loss. Ashley Davis Bush has over 30 years of experience in the mental health field, is trained in EMDR, and practices Emotionally Focused Therapy Couples’ Work.

Diane's Teaching

Columbine School Shootings Part 1 – A Therapist’s Guide to Meeting Mass Tragedy: Working with Symptoms, Sequences, and Survivor Guilt

Module 3 of Grief and Loss
Dr. Laura Brown
Understanding the Unique Needs of Grieving Children and Youth

Dr. Laura Brown is a Registered Clinical Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Laura works primarily with pre-teen, teenage, and young adult individuals and their families. She provides therapy for a variety of learning, emotional, and mental health issues. She works with young people living with physical, life-threatening, or chronic illness and/or pain, and supports children, adolescents, and their families as they cope with grief and bereavement.

Diane's Teaching

Columbine School Shootings Part 2 – Trauma Re-enactment, Trauma Bonding, and Emotional Volatility

Module 4 of Grief and Loss
Barbara Rubel
Helping Suicide Loss Survivors

Barbara Rubel is a nationally recognized trainer and keynote speaker. As a survivor of suicide loss herself, her story was featured in the Emmy award-winning documentary, Fatal Mistakes: Families Shattered by Suicide. Barbara Rubel is the author of, But I Didn’t Say Goodbye: Helping Children and Families after a Suicide (2nd ed.) and the 30-hour continuing education course book, Loss, Grief, and Bereavement: Helping Individuals Cope (4th ed.).

Diane's Teaching

Banished Mourners – Supporting the Pain of Grieving for “Forbidden” Partners or Unacknowledged Losses (including LGBTQAI Community, Exes, and Infidelity)

Module 5 of Grief and Loss
Lisa Hall
Separation, Divorce and High-Conflict Divorce

Lisa Hall has practiced as a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in the state of Colorado for almost 25 years. Lisa has a private practice just outside of Boulder, Colorado, and sees individuals, couples, families, and co-parents who are divorced. She also works with highly litigious divorce issues and helping people adjust and thrive in these tumultuous circumstances. As a child advocate at heart, she had worked for children of divorce for her entire career.

Diane's Teaching

Divorce – Losing the Dream of Happily Ever After

Module 6 of Grief and Loss
Gustavo Ferrer
Graceful Exit - How to Avoid a Miserable Death in America

Gustavo Ferrer, MD FCCP, is a pulmonary and critical care physician trained both in Cuba and the US and is the founder of the Cleveland Clinic Florida Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Cough Clinic and Interstitial Lung Disease Clinic. He is an inventor and author of multiple peer-review papers and several how-to books. His latest book is called, Graceful Exit: How to Advocate Effectively, Take Care of Yourself, and Be Present for the Death of a Loved One Published by Sounds True.

Diane's Teaching

When Long-Term Illness Claims a Loved One: Approaching Death, Final Conversations and Difficult Decisions (Hospice book – Final Gifts)

Grief Shaming
Bobbie Rill

Bobbie is a Licensed Professional Counselor with degrees in Psychology and Counseling. She and her husband Bob, who is also a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, are the founders of The Grief and Wellness Group, Inc., located in Tucson, Arizona. Bobbie is the former Executive Director of a multi-state network of counseling and educational centers where she worked with both PhD and Master level professionals, as well as being responsible for coordinating and staffing two new centers in the Midwest. Additionally, she has directed a national conference and is a contributing author and speaker for the Family Life Communications radio program, which is geared to address the unmet needs of today’s women. She is also an active member of her community, serving as a volunteer with various organizations in Arizona.

Helping your clients find a way to grieve that feels right to them promotes healing.

Grief is often expressed differently from culture to culture. The universality of losing a loved one is an inevitable part of the human experience. How we help our clients manage, allow, and move through grief can have a lifelong impact on healing from profound loss.

Many cultures incorporate loved ones who have passed on into daily life and celebrations. Assisting clients with rituals for honoring their dead may help to ease the pain of loss and reinforce precious memories year after year.

Society often places pressure on mourners to move on and recover from grief on an imaginary timeline. Each person’s grief is unique to them and what eases the suffering in one person may not work for another.
Help Your Clients Navigate Grief and Loss
Are you seeking ways to help your grieving clients navigate loss? Getting guidance from experts on grief can provide you with the clinical interventions to reach clients, validate their grief-style, and develop ways to cope with the day-to-day heartbreak of loss.
Join a World-Class Community
of Therapy Experts and Practitioners!
Each Month You’ll Receive...
1. Video Teachings, Audio Content, and Transcripts

Our program fits any lifestyle. If your busy schedule conflicts with the scheduled call times, you can access everything, including teachings, and expert presentations on your own time in video, audio, or written format. These are YOURS to download for the duration of your membership.

2. Live Calls and Case Consults with Dr. Diane Poole Heller

Diane spent decades carefully developing this program. She curated the most relevant clinical techniques and interventions to benefit therapists in their clinical practice immediately. You will have the rare opportunity to submit your own clinical case consults.

3. Private Online Community and Facebook Group

Have you ever wished you had other therapists to confer with regarding specific cases? In our private online community and Facebook group, you will find a supportive group of clinicians where you can get and give support as well as interact with Diane.

CE Credits Are Now Available!

 As a participant in the Therapy Mastermind Circle, you can earn 30 CE credits at the end of each 6-month module for an additional one-time fee of $69.

A Note From Diane
Hi and Welcome,

It’s an extraordinary time to be a therapist. Our field of psychotherapy is undergoing an evolutionary upgrade with unprecedented breakthroughs and massive paradigm shifts in neuroscience, trauma resolution, somatic therapy, couples therapy, and mindfulness research! We’re truly experiencing an exciting renaissance.

I believe our community is helping humanity grow and expand beyond what we ever thought possible. I also believe we should support and help each other grow and thrive to master the principles of attachment and trauma resolution.

As therapists, we need PRACTICAL knowledge that we can actually use in our practice to help make a lifetime impact on our clients at the same time, helping you grow a strong practice. What’s critical is not more information, but WISDOM shared from those who are using it on a day-to-day basis.

Imagine tapping into the latest cutting-edge research, tools, and advances in the therapy world every month.

…then look no further, because the Therapy Mastermind Circle gives you all these things and more to help you in your practice.

I look forward to seeing you in our Therapy Mastermind Circle.

With Love,

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