University of Vermont

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Psychological Science

Diane Gottlieb

Adjunct Appointment

Diane Gottlieb

Diane Gottlieb
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

  • B.S. University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1967
  • M.S.W. Adelphi University School of Social Work, 1969
  • M.A. Fielding Institute, 1988
  • Ph.D. Fielding Institute, 1992
C.V. (PDF)
Contact Information
Phone: (802) 863-2495 ext. 2


Founder, Staff Social Worker, and Psychologist: Networks, Inc. Burlington, VT
Clinical Supervisor, Group coordinator, and Consultan: New England Survivors of Torture and Trauma (NESTT)


  • Narrative practices - teaching, consulting, and supervising to assist students and clinicians in the theory and practices of narrative therapy.
  • Family and couple therapy - I have taught and trained students and clinicians on the theory and practices of family and couple therapy.
  • Brief therapy - With the changes in the health industry, it is essential for students and clinicians to know how to work with clients in a time-sensitive manner without compromising best practices and ethics.
  • Suicide prevention - Working with an interdisciplinary team in middle and high schools to screen adolescents for suicide. Training students and staff at these schools on prevention techniques.
  • Family and depression - Helped developed Raising Healthy Children and continue to be part of the advisory committee for this project of prevention of depression within families.
  • Organizational consultation and training - working with profit and not for profit organization on team building, strategic planning, management training.
  • Women's issues - interest in gender issues and its influence on people's lives; therapist in 2 women's therapy groups; taught Psychology of Women.

Representative Publications and Presentations

  • Gary Keller, MD and Diane T. Gottlieb, MSW, Ph.D., (pending publication). Reducing Major Depression in Children at High Risk: Opportunities for Prevention, The International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine.
  • Our New Neighbors: Bhutanese Nepalese: Trauma and Torture and Suggested Treatments, Community Health Center, Fall, 2011, Howard Center, Winter, 2011.
  • Gottlieb, D. (1998). Stranger in a strange land: My journey into the world of differences and similarities. Journal of Systemic Therapies, 17(1).
  • Gottlieb, D. and Bronstein, P. (1996). Parents' perceptions of children's worries in a changing world. Journal of Genetic Psychology, 157(1), 104-118.
  • Gottlieb, D. and Gottlieb, C., (1996). The narrative/collaborative process in couples therapy: A postmodern perspective. Women and Therapy, 19(3), 37-47.
  • Gottlieb, D. and Gottlieb, C., (1996). Consultative conversations: The change process in couples therapy. Journal of Couples Therapy, 6,(1/2) 117-128.
  • Gottlieb, C. and Gottlieb, D., (1990). The marital co-therapist team as a reflecting team in couples' therapy. Journal of Couples Therapy, 1(2), 67-76.
Acting Chair
Clinical Training Program Director
General/Experimental Program Acting Director
Undergraduate Director
Business Manager
Behavioral Pharmacology
Joint Appointment
Behavior Therapy and Psychotherapy Faculty
Clinical Psychology Internship Program (CPIP)
Post-Doctoral Fellows
Emeriti Faculty
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