Barbara Jaurequi, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Nationally Certified Master Addiction Counselor, speaks on a variety of personal and professional topics and is the author of A.C.E.S. – Adult-Child Entitlement Syndrome, which teaches parents of adult-children how to compassionately launch their adult-children into the world of personal responsibility in a straight-forward step-by-step approach.
She is licensed through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences to practice psychotherapy with individuals, couples, families,teens/children and groups. As a Nationally Certified Master Addiction Counselor (M.A.C.) through NAADAC – The National Association for Addiction Professionals, she is recognized for her specialized training and experience working with addicts of all kinds, including those needing substance abuse treatment for substance/chemical dependency (alcoholism/drug addiction), eating disorders, co-dependency and other behavioral addictions.
As an expert clinician, Barbara works directly with clients to determine their goals for therapy and she tailors treatment plans that best suit their particular needs. She has extensive experience treating the most common disorders for which people seek therapy such as mood disorders (depression and anxiety), obsessive disorders, life adjustment disorders, stress/anger management, grief and loss.
A nationally recognized expert in the field of addiction, she was featured as an eating disorders specialist on ABC’s hit reality television program Extreme Makeover – Weight Loss Edition in July of 2012. She is a frequent expert guest on a host of radio stations, speaking on multiple topics including eating disorders, alcoholism, behavioral addictions, marital stress and many others.
Contact her by email at Barbara@BarbaraJCounseling.com or phone her office at 909-944-6611.