Professional Details

Diana C. Dale, Ph.D., LMFT, TMCA Cred. Dist. Med
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

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1900 St James Place
Suite 880
Houston, TX 77056
Fax: 713-266-0845


Description of Practice

Texas Credentialed Distinguished Mediator, in practice since 1992, Mediation Instructor since 1994. Specializes in corporate dispute resolution, communication and consultation, including EEO complaints, and family disputes.

Dr. Dale provides training courses and mediations out of the Worklife Institute Resource Center located in the Galleria Area of Houston, Texas.

Professional Background

Mediator since 1992; Mediation Instructor since 1994; Educator for over 40 years; Workplace Chaplain for 35 years; Clergy; Licensed Engineering Geologist; Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. MA from Stanford University, geology and education; M. Div. and D.Min. with graduate studies UT Health Science Center, and Ph.D. at Graduate Theological Union.


Since 1992, corporate, employer/employee, business, federal agency, EEOC, ethics, higher education and hospitals, family, divorce, parent-chil;d relationships.


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
8/23/1992    Kimberlee K. Kovach, JD    Basic 40 Hour Mediation
7/24/1993    Sharon Hemphill, JD    24-Hour Family Mediation
1997    U.S. Postal Service    Transformative Mediation - 24 Hours


Conference style, transformative and facilitative, with caucus used as a tool in the process. Keep the parties together as much as possible to encourage discussion and working toward their own unique solution and/or understanding, with the aim of enhancing ongoing relationships.


$750/half-day (3-4 hours), $1400/day, split between/among the parties. Otherwise, $250/hour, with a sliding scale for those who qualify.

Other Information

Worklife Institute provides a comfortable and flexible facility for mediations. Saturday and evening mediations can be arranged. Visa, MasterCard and Discover accepted for payment.

Areas of Practice

  • ADA
  • Adoption
  • Adult Family
  • Business (450 mediated)
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Community (35 mediated)
  • Congregational
  • Construction
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues) (850 mediated)
  • Divorce (parenting) (700 mediated)
  • Education
  • EEOC (550 mediated)
  • Employment (250 mediated)
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Family (20 mediated)
  • General
  • Health Care
  • Labor - Management (500 mediated)
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Marital Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Native American
  • Organizational (150 mediated)
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Postal Service (100 mediated)
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Special Education
  • Technology
  • Workplace (480 mediated)

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Systems Designer
  • Counselor
  • Fact-Finder
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Custody Evaluator
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Psychotherapist
  • Staff Developer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Strategic Planning
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator


Elizabeth F. Burleigh, J.D. Worklife Institute Jeffrey R. Newport, J.D. Attorney & Mediator, Private Practice