Ms. Dixon is currently in her final year of the Marriage and Family Therapy Master’s Degree program at Seton Hall University. She brings with her over 8 years of experience working with children and families as an educational leader and instructional coach. She is also currently a fellow of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) through their Now Is The Time: Minority Fellowship Program-Youth (NITT-MFP-Y).
Over the past year, Barbara has provided individual, couple, and family therapy for adults in a residential correctional facility and their families with a variety of presenting problems including anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, bi-polar disorder, and alcohol and substance use disorders. She also leads parenting skills groups for mothers and fathers to help them develop and enhance their parenting skills. Barbara is committed to working with clients from a systemic perspective which includes examining a client’s family of origin as well as their social context, including factors such as gender, ethnicity, socio-economic status, spirituality, etc. to help them set and achieve their goals in order to lead more fulfilling lives.