About Me

Here are details about my education and career path that led me to therapeutic practice.


  Diana Kierein, LICSW  

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, licensed in Massachusetts (#114752), with a Master's degree in Social Work from Simmons University School of Social Work. Prior to that, I earned a Bachelor's degree in Communication from The American University, and a Juris Doctor from the Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America.

I am a member of the National Association of Social Workers, Massachusetts Chapter, and have been practicing as a clinical therapist since 2005.

I formerly worked as a family lawyer. In that role, I found I was not as helpful to families going through divorce as I wanted to be. Therefore, I shifted my career path and became a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker to better serve families. Through therapy, I am able to facilitate parents' development of effective communication skills and respect for new boundaries, which helps parents move forward and adjust perspectives to create resolutions for their families. 

Diana Kierein, LICSW

Watertown, MA 02472

DKFamilies@gmail.com ● 617-467-4611 office ● 509-362-9656 fax

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