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Motherhood itself can be a challenge. Raising a child with special needs can be overwhelming.  I feel compelled to share an experience that has changed my son, and saved my sanity.  I have shared my personal experience with others about how Diane works and her expertise in helping children reach their full potential.

For over 10 years I have been on a mission to help my son. The baggage he was carried from early trauma has left physical and emotional scars that affected him in all areas of his life. This past summer, I looked into Brain Integration at the recommendation of another mother. I looked at several websites, and when I came across Diane’s, I knew I had found the right person. She worked on my son for several days and I saw immediate changes in his voice volume, his posture and his gait. His behavior has improved dramatically. He has always struggled with math, and his teacher commented that he was suddenly working on math without melting down, AND without help! He is able to process his frustrations verbally and appropriately. . Diane has admitted that he is one of the most challenging cases she has worked on, but she has been relentless in her determination to help him. I have shared Diane’s contact information with many friends and co-workers. I cannot say enough about the amazing work she does. Diane has saved my child, and my sanity. I will forever be indebted to her for bringing my son out of the horrible trauma of his past.

Shari

We discovered Diane Minkner through a friend in Coeur d’Alene and we are eternally grateful that we did! Our 17 year old son has always struggled in school and we tried everything we could think of. Tutors were puzzled as were we because he really was trying. It was as if he just had no innate ability to do math. Turns out that is exactly what was happening. Diane discovered that the area of his brain-the logic processing area- was not communicating with his other areas of the brain. He had some previously undiscovered metals that were interfering with his brain function. After a month long detox and then a brain integration, our son is learning math for the first time. He had to start at the basics but he is catching up quickly and we are elated with his progress! Please make that call to Diane. It changed our son’s life.
Susan (happy Spokane mom of a teenage son)

Diane was introduced by a friend and has been a blessing to my entire family. I continue to use her for myself, both my children, my mother and now my extended family. Among other things, my son has Brittle Bones and Diane has helped him in ways that Western Medicine has not. I call Diane for issues with my son, before I call anyone else. I trust her immensely and recommend her to anyone and everyone I come across. Thank-you Diane, for everything!!
Colleen Atnip

This morning I woke up and there was a stranger in my house….he looks familiar….and has a great smile….but his mood and attitude were rather unfamiliar…he was smiling, happy, joking. I’m not sure what happened to the grumpy, angry pre-teen who used to frequent our home, but I think I’ll keep this one! HUUUUUUUUGE difference from Monday and Tuesday morning. You are my hero. I really want to cry. Virtual hug!

Shari (Happy Mom of Teenage Son)

I am a mother and special education teacher. I adopted two children from foster care, and I have spent the last 10 years researching and trying anything and everything to help my oldest son who was the victim of early trauma and severe neglect. In a desperate attempt to help him, and keep my family intact, I have spent THOUSANDS of dollars. We have tried supplements, therapy, behavior coaching, and medication. He has been in a self-contained special education setting for almost 4 years. He has been hospitalized twice due to violent aggression. This summer I contacted Diane Minkner when another parent recommended Brain Integration Therapy. When I took him to see her, I was exhausted and emotionally drained. My son was still struggling…at home, at school…in life. We worked with Diane for several days straight, and have continued to keep in contact and had follow up appointments as needed. My son is a different child. The rages and violent aggression are a thing of the past. He is happier and MUCH more pleasant to be around. The difference at school is amazing. In the past his teacher had to sit with him one on one to do math…and it still caused meltdowns. In the last few weeks she has made numerous comments about how well his is doing in Math…WITHOUT help. I fully expect him to slowly start transitioning out of the self-contained classroom. Right now he is outside playing with his little brother….something I couldn’t trust him to do for years. They are laughing and having a good time. The neighbor girl told her mother a few weeks ago, “He is so nice mom. It’s like he has a whole new brain.” He is, in general, an age appropriate 12 year old. Diane has saved my child, and my sanity. I will forever be indebted to her for bringing my son out of the horrible trauma of his past.
Sherri

I always assumed that everyone else had to study as hard as I did.  It never occurred to me that I could have a learning disability.  I always knew I was easily distracted, but I assumed that was normal.  I heard about Brain Integration from a friend, who had her daughter integrated by Diane.  I figured why not?  What did I have to lose?  Now I can process what people are saying the first time, without having to ask them to repeat themselves.  I also retain what I read, for the first time in my life!  This procedure is awesome.  I wish it was around when I was younger.

Michele R

I spent a week in sunny Arizona having my brain integration completed with Diane.  I’m happy to say that after living with debilitating depression for the majority of my adult life, I now have a different, positive outlook and no longer suffer from wounds I carried with me from my childhood.  I had previously tried anti depressants as well as counseling, but my results were limited to say the least.  I found that immediately after I began treatment I felt like my shoulders were no longer carrying heaviness around and my legs felt lighter.  It’s difficult to express to someone who has not experienced severe depression, but I feel physically different and I would recommend this treatment to anyone I know.  I found out about Brain Integration from a friend and I am now a devoted fan of the technique.  Diane created what felt like a safe environment for me to be in.  I felt comfortable and was able to let me guard down as she worked on me.  At first my emotions were as they normally were – over guarded and cautious.  Slowly I noticed that the impact lessened from my past history and it was just a memory that did not affect me emotionally in the way that it always had.  Please don’t spend another minute feeling heavy, depressed or depleted.  I wish I had discovered Brain Integration and Diane a long time ago………thank you sincerely.
Pamela

Simply put Diane is amazing. She has been treating me and my girls for a number of conditions (lyme disease, mold toxicity, parasites, candida, leaky gut, anxiety, depression). We are significantly better!

My youngest daughter had sinus issues for three years. Our pediatrician and ENT couldn’t fix the issue or figure out the problem. Diane cleared it up in a little over a month. She is a holistic practitioner which means she uses herbs, homeopathics, applied kinesiology (muscle testing), sound and light therapy, and brain integration.

After being sick for years and struggling with brain fog I decided to work with her to rewire my brain. The brain integration therapy has helped me so much. I can finally think clearly, my brain fog is gone, my anxiety is gone and I’m back to my old self.

Jennifer Pitts

Diane is so warm and understanding. She seeks to understand you and your personal situation. Her knowledge and ability far surpasses what I expected when I sought her out. My son had been in an accident and had a severe concussion and a fractured skull. He had been in bad shape for 5 days without any hope or understanding of how to help. We knew he was going to be back in the hospital within 12 hours if he couldn’t keep anything down. Within 4 hours of the treatment suggested by Diane he was keeping food and water down and we had a glimmer of hope. Diane helped with the recovery and we have since gone back frequently for other health needs. I highly recommend her services. Thank you Diane!!!
Amanda Sinclair

I cannot say enough positive things about Diane Minkner and the services she provides. She’s helped me personally on many levels which has had a significant impact on my life. I also brought my daughter to her who was having a number of significant issues at the time and we saw tremendous results with her situations as well. I highly recommend Diane as she has not only met but exceeded my expectations!!
Chris Amato

Diane is very professional and knowledgeable. She has done amazing transformations for me. She rid me of my life long battle with tobacco addiction. I was never able to quit before meeting with her. I highly recommend her!
Michelle Bradovich

I took my 14-year old son to see Diane who came highly recommended by a good friend. My son had difficulties in reading comprehension and math for many years. Though not “severe” enough to be diagnosed with any learning disability, as a parent I knew something might not be right, as I watched him struggle through tears. At our initial assessment, Diane discovered deep-level switching of my son’s brain, hence he had been living and learning with a “brain fog”. Through Diane’s Brain Integration therapy, my son is now able to correctly and efficiently process information as his brain was originally intended. Consequently, his learning has become easier and quicker, his grades improved significantly, and he no longer experiences the emotional frustration. In addition, Diane discovered other health issues we addressed, which we otherwise would not have known at the time without her help. I recommend Diane to anyone! She is professional, knowledgeable, and extremely thorough. She has great care and respect toward her work and her clients. I’m so thankful we found Diane to help my son!
Sandy Apodaca

Diane Minkner has been a tremendous help and a blessing to my family. She has done extensive work with both of my children who experienced early trauma. The changes I have seen in both children are miraculous and lasting. Diane is extremely knowledgeable and persistent. I highly recommend Diane. She has been a life saver to us.
Shari Beardslee

Diane has given us hope for our 6 year old son who has seizures, developmental & cognitive delays. In the past he has experienced a couple of “code blues” in the hospital (terrifying). Through supplements, diet & brain integration therapy, she has put him on the path to healing his body & brain. He has been seizure free for 1 year & 4 months. He is no longer taking acid reflux medicine & is becoming stronger both physically & mentally day by bay. We are so thankful to have you in our lives Diane!
Tessa

Diane took excellent care of me and my needs. I feel balanced and she helped a lot. Highly recommended !!
Sharon Peterman

Diane has helped me with preventative care as well as stopping problems in its tracks. Very knowledgeable and experienced. I have been seeing her for 3 years, all positive and great!
Tricia

I suffered tremendous pain in my feet and legs as a result of being a professional athlete in my younger years. Diane discovered I had a toxic build up in my body that had settled into my joints. Long story shortened, I am finally pain free and totally grateful to have found Diane. I now refer everyone I know to her. It was unbearable the options that had previously been offered to me by doctors I visited for years. It amounted to pain pills and anti-inflammatory medications which hurt my stomach. My choice was to be in pain all the time or temporarily dull it then suffer later.
Joe P

My son was diagnosed with Autism and I was heavy into self-blame. I was the one who decided to vaccinate him at two years old and that day was the last day my son was normal. He went from a sweet little talkative boy to a withdrawn angry one who disrupted every room he entered. Diane suggested we open his body pathways up and detox the vaccines from his system before going further. We got to experience her new quantum physics machine in person and remotely. He changed before my eyes just in the first few sessions. After working with Diane for a few months Jacob was already dramatically improved. After his brain integration, he is a new child. He’s got some catching up to do in school but he is all here—present, interacts with us, makes eye contact and so much more. Diane, my husband and I owe you a debt of gratitude! THANK YOU
Tammy and Joel W

For the first time in my life my mind is calm. No anger. Thinking is different. Anxiety and rage are gone. Sleep is solid and energy is up. It took a while for my body to catch up to the brain integration as it was used to tensing up and ready for a fight. Thought process is positive problem solving versus reaction.
David L

My son had a head injury when he was a toddler. We never thought about it much when he was struggling in school. We grew more frustrated at him and it seemed like he just didn’t try. The teachers all said he was bright but didn’t perform to his potential. They blamed him. We blamed him. It didn’t help and he started falling through the cracks as his self-esteem plummeted. We didn’t know anything about Diane or Brain Integration but our tutor at a learning center suggested we call her to discuss Bryan’s situation and see if she could help him. Diane discovered that his eyes were not picking up the words on the page and he had an auditory processing delay. She felt it came from his head injury. Whatever the cause was, our son’s brain worked after she did the integration. He can learn now without struggling and he feels good about himself and his abilities. He’s much better adjusted in school and socially. Thank you Diane
Marjorie and David B

I have to admit the idea of correcting a life long learning disability in two days sounded far fetched but I was at a point in my life where I felt like if I didn’t try to improve my odds of success, I couldn’t complain later. My life long goal; dream actually, was to go to school and finish college. I had failed a couple of times already, always falling behind or not understanding science and math classes so I kept dropping them. I felt stupid and inadequate somehow that everyone else around me had college degrees and I was ashamed that I didn’t. I know it’s not important to someone who has one the conventional way–right after high school and didn’t have a hard time learning. But to me it was a huge FAILURE. Something to be ashamed of. Diane did my Brain Integration and I signed up for my first semester as a 40 yr old adult. I DID IT! I not only graduated with an engineering degree, I was in the honor society and now proudly work as an engineer and I’m getting my masters! This works. I can’t explain how, but it does! Thanks again.
Robert H

I went to Diane after four years of stomachaches and moodiness. I just didn’t feel right but I never put the stomach pain and the anxiety together until Diane did. She changed my diet, cleaned up my gut and my anxiety went away. I wouldn’t have guessed that healing my gut, healed my life. Thank you Diane! My wife and kids have the old me back again and they enjoy having me around again.
Sean M

I struggled with Lyme Disease since I was a young adult. My life was a whirlwind of ups and downs, daily pain and misdiagnoses until finally someone figured out why I still had it and what I needed to do to get it under control. Lyme seemed like a life sentence and it wasn’t a life I enjoyed living very much. Diane got me back to feeling like a human being within a year and I’m back. No more pain, no more brain fog and no more constant fatigue. I went back to have a brain integration done to get past the depression that had come on over time from being in chronic pain. Today I have a family and I work. When I’m feeling tired, it is from hard work and not an illness. If you are feeling bad or have chronic pain go see Diane. I did and I got my life back. I’m saving to get my husband’s brain integration next!
Caryn H

I took my 14-year old son to see Diane who came highly recommended by a good friend. My son had difficulties in reading comprehension and math for many years. Though not “severe” enough to be diagnosed with any learning disability, as a parent I knew something might not be right, as I watched him struggle through tears. At our initial assessment, Diane discovered deep-level switching of my son’s brain, hence he had been living and learning with a “brain fog”. Through Diane’s Brain Integration therapy, my son is now able to correctly and efficiently process information as his brain was originally intended. Consequently, his learning has become easier and quicker, his grades improved significantly, and he no longer experiences the emotional frustration. In addition, Diane discovered other health issues we addressed, which we otherwise would not have known at the time without her help. I recommend Diane to anyone! She is professional, knowledgeable, and extremely thorough. She has great care and respect toward her work and her clients. I’m so thankful we found Diane to help my son!
Sandy Apodaca

I’m so incredibly thankful for this amazing healer! Diane is a Godsend! After years of being undiagnosed, misdiagnosed, and just plain miserable, Diane was able to diagnose & isolate my issues and illnesses and help bring me back to good health. I recommend you daily to people who need you. I don’t know what I would’ve done without you Diane! I’m Eternally Grateful!!
Daphne Herbst

I had the worst food allergies!  I would literally get canker sores from indulging in a peach or a nectarine! Summertime is a tough season to live through when the only fruit you can eat without a reaction is an apple!  Now I enjoy every fruit I want, without fear of a canker sore or itchy ears.  I never knew how much I was missing.  I am pleased to recommend this to everyone!  It’s so easy and so worth it!
Steve J

My child was diagnosed with ADD and my husband and I were concerned about side effects of putting him on a stimulant.  As we were vacillating over what direction to turn next, our son’s tutor recommended we call Diane for a consultation about a Brain Integration.  I would recommend Integration for Performance for anyone who has a child struggling in school.   Diane explained the whole process to us as we went along.  She eliminated any fears we had and made my son very comfortable during the procedure.  I wasn’t sure what to expect, but we were all pleased with the professionalism and the diplomacy with which our son’s issues were addressed.  He did not realize he was doing much more than relaxing on a table and playing a few puzzles at times.  He is a different child today and we notice positive changes in his behavior every day.  We’re very excited to see what new changes his teachers see this coming school year!
Wendy G

Diane took excellent care of me and my needs. I feel balanced and she helped a lot. Highly recommended !!
Sharon Peterman

I hated reading my entire academic career.  I always just assumed it was a personal thing that made me hate it.  Little did I know is that is was due to the fact that I could not retain any of the info for long periods of time.  After my brain integration, I tried reading again and was able to make it through an entire novel in a few days FOR FUN!  Not only that, but I was able to participate in conversation about the content with others who had read the same book.  Normally I was not able to remember the character’s name!  I wish I had this service done before completing my academic career!  It would have made it so much easier!
Andrew M

I graduated from George Washington University with a Doctorate in Human Resource Development; however learning was always very difficult for me. I developed alternative learning strategies to get through school and life, but it was always a challenge for me. I’ve been very successful in school and my career despite struggling with low energy levels and “brain fog”. If I had gone through BIT when I was younger this journey would have been much easier and more rewarding. My current focus and clarity has made be a better executive, a better poker player (I love poker) and a more productive learner.

Diane made me feel relaxed and comfortable . She was professional, yet provided a casual environment, and the therapy was noninvasive. In fact, I slept through most of the therapy.

I would recommend Diane or Integration for Performance to anyone looking to improve his or her concentration, focus, or organizational skills, or to overcome any emotional stress they are dealing with in life.

Dr. Douglas Bryant

Eleven years ago I was diagnosed with acute sinusitis. After having several sinus infections, taking several rounds of antibiotics, going to have a CT scan and not finding much relief or effective treatment, I began looking for alternative solutions to resolving this debilitating condition.  After the holidays this past year I had an extreme episode of my sinusitis.  My nasal passages were nearly swollen shut, the congestion in my right ear extended all the way back to my jaw back of my neck and down the front side of my throat and I had an irritated & itchy throat.  I was introduced to Diane Minkner by a mutual friend and she suggested that I come into her office for a visit.  I went to see her immediately because I was nearly incapacitated. When I arrived my entire face was swollen, I had nearly lost my voice and the congestion in my ear was so bad I could barely hear out of it. I was miserable. Diane was able to determine the cause of the sinusitis; she was able to determine that an underlying condition of candida overgrowth was the cause of my chronic condition.  She was able to clear me of my sinus swelling, and calm my condition.  She recommended that I begin a gluten-free diet and eliminate refined sugars because they were feeding my candida condition.  Immediately after my session with her the swelling in my face was gone, my nasal passages were beginning to clear and the congestion in my ear was slowly equalizing. I followed her suggestions on the change in diet and am pleased to report that she was right.  I have finally found the root cause for my condition and a drug free treatment that was successful. I am forever grateful to Diane for providing me with my life back – free from headaches, excruciating pain, pressure and discomfort in my sinuses and ears, and irritated throat.  I would highly recommend this process to anyone with allergies or sinus related issues.
Buffie O'Neill

We came to Diane over a year ago to treat our daughters Lyme disease. Her attention to detail and empathy to assist in the healing process is second to none. If you are looking to try alternative choices to western medicine she is a great place to start!
Jennifer Clark

Truly amazing! She solved issues I had been dealing with for years, and going to various doctors for, in one session. Plus she is just an overall great person. Highly recommend.
Larissa

Knowledgable about a variety of illnesses and conditions, and treats issues that are largely ignored by western medicine—allows people the opportunity to have a better quality of life that may not otherwise ever be acquired.
Sarah Cat

Diane’s been a massive blessing to our family’s health and wellness! She performed brain integration one year ago for both our teens, aged 19 and 16 at the time, and both of them are living lives drastically different than they were before her therapies. We’ve seen improvements in focus, learning, memory recall, self-control, digestion, anxiety, emotional awareness, and more. I highly recommend her to everyone and anyone, especially if you’re just plain baffled! In addition to her brain integration services, she also uncovered and addressed the root cause of long-term digestive issues due to her experience, persistence, and knowledge. Her passion for healing is truly a gift for which we’re grateful!
Tanya Glos

I have known Diane for many years, professional & personal, l have never known such a wonderful person that is truly caring for your wellbeing, she has integrity, professionalism and really cares about getting you better. I am blessed that l met her & truly encourage you to meet with her to find out what a warm & caring person she is .
I was getting married in 2014 and broke out in a rash all over my body.
I called her up , Diane went above & beyond any professional doctor would go. She saw me straight away, got me on her natural vitamins , with her brain intergration treatment, I was ready for my wedding 10 days later.
l continued my treatment after the wedding to help me out with all of my health issues .
Thank you Diane
Karen H

Diane has changed our lives. She truly exemplifies someone who has found their calling in life. She is warm, concerned, and so connected. We are forever grateful.
Erin Burk

Diane helped our son Tyler with his concentration and focus. She’s very friendly and pleasant to be around besides the obvious – she’s an expert in her own field.
Justin Monk

Diane was able to diagnose me with Celiacs Disease. Having had Ulcerattive Colitas some 10 years prior to said diagnosis, I suffered from the debilitating effects of UC, to the point of having to make regular visits to the emergency room. I thought I would suffer from this until the end. Once she diagnosed me, we went on a gluten free regiment, and elimination of sugary drinks, pops, etc. I am happy to say that I have now been in remission for over 4 years! Amazing! Even my Gastroenterology Doctor has been amazed at how good my scope results have been for someone with this disease. She’s my Angel and I would recommend her to anyone looking for help with any psychological and/or physical issues.
Dave Livingstone

Everyone should have an experience like I did! After flying to Arizona for a few days and getting my brain integration from Diane, a lifetime of old stress was lifted from my shoulders. The first day, I felt lighter and happy– although tired. The second day, I had a spring in my step and years of torment dissipated almost immediately during the process. The old negative speak in my head stopped. The negativity was hard to feel even when I tried. I go back annually because I believe that you can always improve more. Last year, I went to her Coeur d’Alene office.
Joannie N

My two daughters and I have had Brain Integrations from Diane Minkner. She is amazing. Both girls were struggling in different ways after their father and I divorced. I had no idea how negatively they were impacted until they started to decline in grades and the way they interacted with each other. Words are hard to find to describe how subtle yet obvious the changes were. I feel like I’ve done the best I could have done as a Mom to give this to my daughters. It was a sacrifice to send my first daughter but after I saw the results, how could I not do it for my youngest? Last of course, cause you do for your kids first…..I had my integration done. I notice I’m calmer in my interactions with my ex now and I comprehend what I read much easier now and stopped getting headaches. Diane was able to help my eye muscles track with my brain better and it made a big difference.

Suzette P

My wife and I reconciled after a very contentious separation of 3-4 months. We had already filed for divorce. I met Diane and her husband socially and for some reason that evening, I told her way too much about my personal situation. Diane is kind. I will give her that. Most people would have walked away but she leaned in and listened as I rambled. I have to give her husband credit too because he just smiled at me kindly also and stepped away to allow me to talk privately. My life felt like it was on a steep decline and getting worse everyday.

Diane suggested that I come see her professionally. I expected to spend more time lamenting my situation like counseling. Little did I know that Diane had something different in mind. I jumped in because at that point, I had nothing to lose. Within two days I met with my wife to discuss “things” and she asked me if I had finally gotten on antidepressants because she noticed my demeanor was different. We talked and we talked. We agreed to work out our issues and she agreed to see Diane too. Today marks another 5 years of our marriage and every year gets better since that day I stepped out of my brain integration. I now understand that this was just meant to be and that God had put me in Diane’s path for a reason.
I’m grateful and recommend her to friends and families as often as I can. Game Changer.

Michael S

I had a heroine addiction and had been clean for three month when my parents dragged me into Diane’s office. I was scared to death that I would go back to using. In my recovery the thought wouldn’t leave my mind. All I could think about was what the counselor said to us in group. “Look around you. 1 out of 10 of you will stay sober”. That made me feel like there wasn’t much hope for me. I hated having to spend the rest of my life afraid of my own impulses.  She treated me with respect and helped me understand that my brain was wired by past behavior to numb when things got too close and personal for me. She helped me get rid of these cords as she called them that kept pulling me back to my old ways of self soothing. It was scary at first. Some emotions passed through me for the next month after my brain was integrated but it was ok. Diane had prepared me and had me take a flower essence that kept my emotions calmed while I integrated the work she did into myself. It’s been a few years. I went back to school, graduated and I’m working now. Nobody would ever guess that just a few years ago I was on the road to being permanently an addict. Life is good and when it isn’t, it is ok and it passes because I can process emotions and they don’t take over my life anymore.
I’m grateful and recommend her to friends and families as often as I can. Game Changer.

Judy W

I had a general feeling of not being well for years. I had just gone through my divorce. I felt sorry for myself and I was a little depressed. It took all the energy I had to be there for my kids on the weekends when they were with me. I felt a constant sharp pain in my stomach after eating and I had put on weight around my middle. I felt exhausted all the time and I was grumpy. Diane quickly diagnosed me on my first visit with leaky gut. She said I had candida overgrowth and put me on a diet for 6 wks and sent me on my way with some liquids. At first it was hard to believe that I had done this to myself with stress and bad diet. Ok, and beer….She took that away for those weeks also. I had a couple of fatty tumors that were bothersome but I didn’t mention them to her during my appointment. At my follow up I noticed that not only did I feel like my old self again, the fatty tumors (if that’s really what they were) were gone. I’m a believer and I now tell everyone I know to call Diane and get assessed. I’m completely better in less than 3 months.  

Jared R