Barbara Jaurequi Counseling is a general psychotherapy practice specializing in therapy for individuals, treatment for substance and behavioral addictions, and counseling for married couples. Treating Depression, Anxiety, Stress and Anger Management, Grief and Loss, Family and Marital problems, chronic mental illnesses such as Bipolar Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder are all within Ms. Jaurequi’s scope of practice. These are some of the most common reasons for which people seek counseling and Barbara Jaurequi Counseling brings over 20 years of experience in helping those who suffer from these and other mental health disorders.
Barbara Jaurequi is also a Nationally Certified Master Addiction Counselor having worked with the addicted in psychiatric hospitals, out-patient programs and residential treatment facilities, and now in private practice. She treats most addictions, including all Eating Disorders, Alcoholism / Drug Addiction, and Codependency. Her approach to treating addictions embraces a full range of modalities including one-to-one therapy, group support, medical care, and spirituality.
Ms. Jaurequi’s approach to marriage counseling involves validating each partner’s point of view while maintaining objectivity. She makes sure that both parties feel supported and respected. Above all, Ms. Jaurequi works to find solutions that will allow couples to stay together and have healthy, rewarding relationships.
Ms. Jaurequi draws from a variety of psychological theories to develop the best possible treatment plan for each individual client. She works with her clients in a way that will comfortably allow them to remain in the therapeutic process long enough to achieve their treatment goals. She does not psychologically or emotionally “flood” clients beyond what they can manage. She does, however, challenge her clients to follow through on counseling suggestions as well as the therapeutic interventions she prescribes.