Diana Cazares is an integrated behavioral health clinician practicing at La Clinica’s West Medford Health Center.
Diana serves as part of the West Medford care team, providing behavioral health support and counseling for patients receiving medical care at the center.
She holds a master’s degree in mental health counseling from Southern Oregon University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology and political science from the University of Nevada at Reno. She holds a national certified counselor designation and is pursuing certification as a licensed professional counselor.
Diana worked on the adult outpatient team and in crisis services for Jackson County Mental Health and as an intern at La Clinica before joining the staff full time. She also completed internships at the Addictions Recovery Center in Medford and Phoenix Counseling Center. She is a member of the American Counseling Association and the Association for Death Education and Counseling.
Born in Chicago, Diana now lives in Ashland. She enjoys reading, baking, walking, and traveling. She has been a volunteer for years for Asante’s hospice program.
The opportunity to help the community drew her to her work and La Clinica.
“I heard about La Clinica before I joined even as an intern and was a patient when I did not have insurance,” she said. “I love the passion to help from the staff and the real opportunity to improve our community that we are given. I appreciate the opportunity to educate and provide counseling to those who may have never known or had the opportunity to do so.”