Dr Diahanne Rhiney[ BACK ]


Dr Diahanne Rhiney is a leading-edge Domestic Abuse interventionist who pens weekly articles for The Huffington Post and The Voice Newspaper.

In particular, Diahanne is a recognised and authoritative commentator with a clear and driven purpose aimed at ensuring young people are as confident, balanced, heard and emotionally equipped as possible who has impacted the lives of young people all over the world.

With an incredible record for fostering children from abusive backgrounds in her own time; as a leading child psychologist Diahanne has developed groups, workshops and spoken extensively on self-esteem, children in care, abuse, emotional wellbeing and healthy relationships (including peer pressure and intimate relationship abuse). She is a long-time ambassador for children’s and women's rights, safety and wellbeing. Diahanne has also provided training for foster carers on the challenges of online grooming and has worked across borders in New York Miami and L.A, focusing on concepts of 'wholeness'.

Dr Rhiney has notably spoken in Washington D.C about modern pressures for young women and the culture of social devices as contributors to self- harm, depression, suicidal and eating disorders. Strength With In Me Foundation (S.W.I.M) is the pioneering Domestic Abuse charity Dr Rhiney founded after her own horrific experience in which she was almost murdered by her partner. S.W.I.M’s purpose is to equip children with the emotional tools to avoid, combat and leave toxic relationships. Under her guidance, her expertly trained team lead children and young people through a comprehensive introduction to the S.W.I.M concept and welcome girls of all ages to their global family.

Last year, Dr Diahanne Rhiney was busy forming an All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) to have healthy relationships taught in all U.K schools as compulsory.  Her relentless work was a contributor to the government finally implementing this amendment to the Children and Social Work Bill.