Barbara graduated from the Seattle School of Theology and Psychology with a Masters of Counseling Psychology in 2010. She is a foster/adoptive mom herself, and loves working with kids and adults. Barbara has an interpersonal style to therapy; and uses educational, solution-focused therapy for specific needs. Barbara’s methods include music, art, filial play therapy, and sensory therapies. Barbara is trained and experienced in trauma-informed therapy; which includes working with children, adoptive families, and adult survivors of trauma and abuse. She published a book titled, The Adoptive Parents' Handbook: A Guide to Healing Trauma and Thriving with Your Foster or Adopted Child.