Patricia E. Barrett

PhD, LPCC-S, SW


Site Location- Akron


Clinical Interests-

Mood Disorders, Geriatric Mental Health Issues, Grief/Loss, End of Life Issues, Chronic Mental Illness, Adjusting to Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Divorce Recovery, Executive Control Issues, Trauma, Anger Issues, Change of Life Issues, Adjustment Problems, Educational Testing, and Personality Testing


Population Served-

Geriatric, Adults, Adolescents, Children 5+


Educational History-

The University of Akron, BA in Social Work

The University of Akron, MA in Community Counseling

Capella University, PhD in Clinical Psychology


Clinical Trainings, Certifications and Professional Memberships-

International Association of Trauma Professionals, International Play Therapy Association, Christian Association for Psychological Studies, Chi Sigma lota, Additional Training Dialectical Behavioral Therapy with Mood Disorders, Crisis Training Level I, DBT Skills and Application, Utilizing DBT with Trauma Clients, Unique Needs of Geriatric Mental Health Clients, Cognitive Processing of Trauma, Cognitive Exposure Therapy Trauma Training, Suicide or Self Harm Assessment, Neurobiology and Treatment, Neurobiological Effect of Trauma, Neurobiology of Habits, Psychopharmacology Made Ridiculously Simple, Executive Control in Children, Neurobiology of Executive Control, Suicide Assessment and Treatment, Counseling Supervision Models, Ethical Concerns in Clinical Supervision, Bringing Spirituality into the Therapy Office, Identifying Abuse and Neglect in Children, Helping Men Who Have Been Sexually Abused, Treatment of Clients with Borderline Traits, Ethical Issues Children Custody: Evaluation and Visitation, Common Practices that Impair Boundaries, PTSD or TBI: Discerning the Difference and Helping the Veteran, Diagnosis and Treatment of Anger in Adolescents and Adults, Alternative Therapies for Anger Control, Can you Avoid Ethics and Malpractice Complaints, Sandtray and Miniatures in Clinical Practice, Introduction to Play Therapy, Treatment of Self-Injurious Adolescents, Treatment of Dissociative Disorders, Expressive Interventions with Trauma Victims, Healthy Habits: Retraining the Brain, Cognitive Processing Techniques with the Wounded Warrior, Suicide or Self-Injury: Assessment and Treatment, Enhancing Positive Family Interaction Skills, Keys to Family Therapy, Family Sculpting , What is Multiple Intelligence, Misconceptions about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)


EMERGE/ Community Involvement-

Consultant and guest speaker for churches, Educational Groups, Day Cares and Community Groups Discussing:  Suicide and Self Harm, PTSD, Violence in Schools, and Grief, Crisis, Parenting, Taking Care of Self Through the Holidays, Keeping your Church Safe, and Mental Health Issue with your Staff and Self

Adjunct Professor at Ashland Theological Seminary