Diane Myers, RN, MSN, has her Master’s Degree in psychiatric nursing from Yale University, and is a licensed Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse and Clinical Nurse Specialist. She is a Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress, Diplomate, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress; Certified Trauma Specialist, Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists; and holds the credentials of Certified Traumatologist and Master Traumatologist from the Florida State University of Traumatology Institute. She has 30 years of experience in disaster and critical incident stress management, and has provided intervention, consultation, and training in over 35 major disasters, including the Loma Prieta Earthquake, East Bay Hills Fire, Los Angeles Civil Unrest, Hurricane Andrew, Northridge Earthquake, Oklahoma City Bombing, numerous plane crashes, and the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. She has served as adjunct faculty for the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, California Specialized Training Institute; the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation; the FEMA National Emergency Training Center; and Florida State University Traumatology Institute. She is Clinical Consultant for California’s Central Coast CISM team and a national volunteer with the American Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Services. She has written three books and over 50 publications and videotapes on intervention with disaster and traumatic events.