Meet Barbara Duenas
Barbara Duenas is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She has worked within non-profit and for-profit organizations a like. She has studied a number of scientifically validated therapeutic techniques and interventions designed to help couples and individuals attain positive outcomes. Her focus includes transitions and the sudden disruptions that can affect the relational space. This includes couples who've also faced an infidelity, betrayal or a relational fracture or families that are not seeing eye to eye. Through her work, clients are given an opportunity to heal, connect and feel better about themselves and help their relationships excel.
Barbara incorporates a modality known a Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) which can be used for a number of different ailments including those having difficulty regulating their emotions. DBT is an evidence-based treatment that can help individuals improve interpersonal effectiveness, emotional regulation, distress tolerance and mindfulness. These 4 facets help individuals notice their emotions, become aware of how they affect their reactions, and how they may interfere in the interaction with others.