Barbara Jaurequi is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (L.M.F.T.) through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences which licenses her to practice psychotherapy with individuals, couples, families, teens/children and groups.
She is also a Nationally Certified Master Addiction Counselor (M.A.C.) through NAADAC-The National Association for Addiction Professionals, which recognizes 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.
Barbara is a Behavioral Sleep Medicine Therapist who has also received highly specialized training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia from some of the country’s leading experts in sleep medicine including Dr. Michael L. Perlis and Dr. Donn Posner of the School of Behavioral Sleep Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Jaurequi is one of a select group of private practice therapists in Southern California to offer a specialty in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia.
Barbara Jaurequi Counseling is her private practice – a safe and supportive place where clients work through personal problems that are interfering in their lives.
As an expert clinician, Ms. Jaurequi 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 compulsive disorders, life adjustment disorders, stress/anger management, and sleep disorders, particularly insomnia.