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Diana Lynn Barnes, Psy.D. is a frequently consulted expert in the area of women's health and postpartum issues. Please contact her by phone, at (818) 887-1312, or by e-mail for any interviews.

With increasing concern and growing awareness about postpartum mood disorders, Dr. Barnes has been called upon by print and broadcast media for her professional insights. Upcoming appearances include:

February 21, 2008 1:00-3:00pm
Professional panel discussion on career paths
Phillips Graduate Institute
Encino, CA

March 27, 2008
Postpartum Depression: Its Impact on Couples and Marital Satisfaction
International Family Therapy Association Congress
Porto, Portugal

April 5, 2008
Workshop: Maternal Depression and Disrupted Attachment
Phillips Graduate Institute
Encino, CA

April 10, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Ambivalence About the Maternal Role
March of Dimes Regional Conference
Houston, TX

June 7, 2008
Professional panel: Utilizing the expert opinion of a woman's reproductive mental health specialist in cases of infanticide and neonaticide
Postpartum Support International Annual Conference
Houston, TX

February 25, April 28. June 23, August 25, October 27, and December 22, 2008 7:00 - 9:00pm
Transition to Parenthood (class for expectant parents)
Tarzana Hospital
Encino, CA

February 5, March 25, May 20, July 22, September 30, and November 11, 2008 6:30-8:30pm
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital
Valencia, CA

Past appearances include:


  • Chicago Tribune
  • Colorado Springs Gazette
  • Pasadena (Texas) Citizen
  • Los Angeles Times


  • CBS Early Show
  • PBS A Place of Our Own
  • CNN
  • Fox News Network
  • Inside Edition
  • Lifetime Television, "Speaking of Women's Health"
  • CBS Television News
  • KCAL-TV, Los Angeles
  • Discovery Channel, "Berman and Berman--For Women Only"


  • Michael Jackson Show (KLAC - Los Angeles)
  • Dana Sturgeon Show (KPRZ - San Diego)
  • Ron Green Show (CHML - Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)
  • John Gormley Show (CJME - Saskatchewan, Canada)


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