Barbara brings over 10 years of experience in working with teens, adults, and families in a variety of settings. She has worked in private practice, the Biofeedback Education and Treatment Center, Genesis Counseling for addiction and worked with teens and young adults at Eastfield Counseling Services/Gateway to College.
Her theoretical orientation is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure Response Prevention (ERP), and Goal Oriented which she uses to help her clients find ways to make changes in their lives that will allow them to look forward to the future with hope. Her focus is on treating depression and anxiety as well as symptoms related to trauma through the use of Cognitive Behavior Therapy counseling and self-calming skills through Heart Rate Variability training. She teaches techniques to help create an optimal state in which heart, mind and emotion are operating in-sync and balanced. She believes we all need someone to talk with who will really listen and accept us as we are, without judgment.
She has a wealth of experience working with families and youth in crisis including those suffering from OCD, social anxiety, general anxiety, phobias, panic disorders, performance anxiety, depression, substance abuse, sexual abuse, trauma relationship issues and life transitions.
Barbara has been happily married for 28 years and has 2 awesome children and fur-babies, Kota and Furbie.
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Out of the Rabbit Hole: A Roadmap to Freedom from OCD
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