Diane Sherman, PhD, MAC, CCS
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Diane E. Sherman, Ph.D.

Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC-II)

E-Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (E-CADC)

Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS)

Diane Sherman has worked in the social services profession since 1975. She holds a Doctorate Degree from Capella University in the specialization of Industrial / Organizational Psychology.

Dr. Sherman is a Veteran of the United States Army where she proudly served her country for 15 years as a Behavioral Science Specialist. She entered the private sector in 1991 and she started ACTS Consulting, Inc. Since 1991, she has consulted with hundreds of companies private and non-profit throughout the United States and internationally in Germany and Panama. Her newest venture is in Costa Rica where she provides consultation, coaching and training at Villas Congas.

Organizational Consulting covers a spectrum of services including CARF Accreditation readiness; State and federal regulatory monitoring and compliance; Program services design, implementation and monitoring.


Dr. Sherman works closely with her clients to ensure integrity in the consultative relationship.

"ACTS Consulting, Inc. always provide  excellent training. They make it real and are very interactive and knowledgeable presenters. This is an excellent CARF presentation that will help us do a better job. Time well spent." 

"Thank-you for helping me get my addiction counselor credential. You knew the steps to take to point me in the right direction. You helped me with passing my exam, and now as a result I am no longer taking anxiety medications"

"You helped me to become a stronger person"

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