Dianira Cortez, LPC

Journey With Intention Guest Speaker Dianira Cortez

Dianira Cortez is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Idaho. At a very young age, Dianira found success in education. She enjoyed taking in information and seeing her progress. At the age of 8, she decided that she would be the first person in her family to attend college. She looked forward to creating a future of her own and never lost sight of the vision she had for her future.

Dianira graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Sociology with a concentration in Race, Class and Social Change. She minored in Special Education and Spanish. Dianira received her Master’s Degree in Counseling and Education Specialist degree in Leadership and Organizational Development from Northwest Nazarene University.

Dianira has a passion for working with children and has focused much of her career in helping children in a school setting. She first demonstrated this as a high school student when she helped in developing a tutoring program for elementary aged students. Collectively, Dianira’s background includes working with children from preschool to high school. She has served children from some of the toughest backgrounds and advocates access to mental health in educational settings.

How to Contact Dianira

Dianira and her husband run and own their private Mental Health practice called Rooted Counseling in Meridian, Idaho. In addition to running their practice, they focus on raising their family of four boys.