Clinical Professional Counselor, Schaumburg Location, Extension 408
Barbara Howard is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor with experience working with children, adolescents, and adults, in individual, couple and family sessions, as well as in group sessions. Barb has worked with a diverse population and has helped people of all ages struggling with a variety of issues including stress and anxiety, AD/HD, loss and grief, depression, bipolar, trauma, substance abuse issues, eating disorders, self-injury, parenting, and relational issues.
Barb is experienced with multiple models of talk therapy and experimental therapies such as play and sand tray therapy. She specializes in providing a warm, genuine, direct approach and creating a safe space so that it is easier for people to be open and honest about the issues that have brought them to counseling. Barb has great respect for the courage it takes to seek out counseling help and to develop trust in a therapist. She is committed to providing individualized care for people of all ages and helping them on their journey to a better quality of life.
Barb Howard is in network with Aetna, BCBS, and United Healthcare/Optum/United Behavioral Health.