- Nurse Family Counsellor, RN
- Clinical Team
Diane Graham currently serves as the RN and Family Counselor at the Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre (AARC). In addition to her responsibilities to provide care services to clients, including physical and mental health, Diane also meets with mothers individually and in group sessions teaching effective coping strategies for living with a child in addiction using the Codependent 12 step process. As a registered nurse, she has worked in multiple areas of nursing; Cardiology, General Medicine, ER, Nurse Educator and Clinical Coordinator. Diane received her Bachelor of Nursing Science degree with Honours from York University. She completed her Addictions Certificate from Mount Royal University and is currently taking DBT Skills Training courses through Behavioral Tech to become a facilitator. Diane is also studying part time at the University of Toronto pursuing her Master of Nursing degree in Primary Care to become a Nurse Practitioner. Her extensive professional experience, empathy, and personal family experience (as the mother of a child suffering from the disease of addiction who graduated from the AARC program) makes her a valuable member of our team.