Dianne Flyn, B.S. - Executive Director
Dianne Flyn joins Amend Treatment with over 20 years of program management and administration directed at improving and providing quality care and treatment for people impacted by mental and behavioral health issues. From early college days of direct care for adults with co-occurring disorders to her more recent leadership with a thriving mental health and substance abuse residential treatment program in Southern California, Dianne has held and maintained a high bar for service, a commitment to client dignity, and a firm believer in the power of authentic, interpersonal connection and community. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, a Teaching Certification from the University of Washington, and is a certified Residential Treatment Administrator.
In addition to her work in mental and behavioral health, Dianne is an experienced facilitator and trainer, leading and functioning as a principal consultant for Diversity Matters and an associate consultant for the Aspire Group, independent companies specializing in diversity, equity, and inclusion in the frame of sustainable organizational and individual change. She is encouraged by the current wave of transparency by social and public figures, athletes, professionals, and community leaders about depression, anxiety, and trauma and the impact of these mental health conditions on their lives, relationships, and careers. Having navigated the range of mental health care for loved ones, Dianne understands the difficulties that individuals and families in crisis can experience in seeking help for themselves or their families and she strives to support the Amend Treatment team in providing client-centered, culturally aware, kind, sustainable and impactful treatment and service.