Diane Israel, Trustee

Diane Israel

Former Trustee, Elected 2012

Boulder, Colorado

MA, Naropa University


Diane Israel was a psychotherapist and an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate School of Counseling & Psychology at Naropa University. Her experiences as a world-class runner and triathlete led her to specialize in body image. She assisted clients in celebrating their true selves, practicing self-care, and healing through mind-body integration. Diane offered consulting in the areas of personal aging and caring for our aging family members. She was a Trustee at Passageworks Institute, supporting educators with practices and principles that integrate social, emotional and academic learning.

Diane produced the award-winning independent documentary film, Beauty Mark. The film examines the race to perfection and has reached thousands of viewers through the Media Education Foundation. It is also endorsed by the National Eating Disorders Association, the Women’s Sports Foundation, and the Dove Self Esteem Fund.

Diane Israel on KGNU
Listen as Diane Israel speaks with Carmen Cool and KGNU host Lize Britten about eating disorders and body image.