Diana has been involved with the work of DreamWeather in varying capacities as writer/editor, administrator, and/or group facilitator since 2005. She has participated as assistant or lead facilitator in their Listening With the Heart circles at The LivingRoom day center since 2011, soon after the program was initiated. She has managed the program and served as Lead Facilitator since 2015. She holds a monthly women’s meditation and dreamwork group in a separate venue in the North Bay Area.
Diana has a background in counseling, group facilitation, and therapeutic curriculum development. She served as co-facilitator and curriculum designer for San Quentin Prison’s Insight Garden Program, a year-long, ongoing transformational program. She also designs curriculum and trainings for a non-profit serving children incarcerated parents the SF Bay Area. She has completed year-long trainings with The Circle Way-Peer Spirit group facilitation practice, Speaking Circles, and the Interchange Counseling Institute, and has a private counseling practice. She has trained in heart-based meditation and dreamwork practices since 1992.
A lifelong writer/editor, Diana has served as content editor for both of Anne’s books, Women, Wisdom & Dreams, and Finding Home. She is passionate about serving and participating with populations that find themselves pushed to the edges by society, inspired by the healing powers of words and communication, and dedicated to the transformative tools of heart meditation and gratitude practices.Diana Badger