More about Barbara Mahaffey, M.A.

Barbara MahaffeyBarbara’s background is of a diverse professional experience in the fields of psychology, traditional and holistic health care, education and business resulting in her ability to develop and implement effective therapeutic programs for individuals, groups, or in an instructional format.

Formal Education:

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ – Master’s Degree in Human Relations Counseling & Psychology

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio – Bachelor of Science Degree Elementary Education

Private Practice – Psychotherapist – California, Arizona, Chicago

  • Individual, group and family counseling specializing in relationship and communication skills
  • Instant Stress Relief
  • Energy Psychology
  • Crisis management and life-skills

Program/Seminar Presentations – Facilitator

  • Curricula development and facilitation of varied program and training seminars in the areas of relationship and communication skills
  • Instant Stress Relief
  • Mind-Body Therapies
  • Energy Awareness
  • Healing & Nutrition for lay people, educators, business and health care professionals

A.R.E. Medical Clinic – Department Head/Psychotherapist – Arizona

  • Department Head of Energy Medicine & Psychotherapy in large medical clinic
  • Coordinated medical and psychotherapy programs
  • Designed and implemented treatment programs
  • Supervised staff case management
  • Provided all aspects of individual, group, youth and family therapies

Arizona Family Learning & Communication Center – Arizona

  • Individual, group, family and youth counseling
  • Stress management and family crisis intervention
  • Adolescent self-awareness groups

Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences Instructor

  • Taught classes focusing on traditional and mind-body psychology & stress management

The Wellness Medical Center – Arizona
Life-force Medical Center – Psychotherapist, Integrated Medicine Therapist, Patient Educator, Psychotherapist

  • Implemented & coordinated medical treatment programs with psychotherapy programs
  • Developed patient education program
  • Counseled adults, youths & families addressing a diverse range of mental, emotional & physical disorders
  • Worked with wide range of patients in clinical setting, developed and implemented emotional health and treatment programs; individual, group and family counseling