Barrie Elizabeth O'Brien, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

621 Forest Ave. Ste. 3B

Pacific Grove, CA 93950


(During the pandemic I am offering web and telephone sessions only)

Hello, I would like to tell you a little about the counseling services I offer in case there is a person in your life who could benefit.

I am a California state licensed therapist specializing in working with adults and couples to resolve painful relationship issues and to heal personal trauma. In my private practice setting I have over 36 years experience helping both men and women in a variety of areas, including:

  • Dealing with personal loss and emotional trauma

  • Managing depression and/or anxiety within yourself or helping your loved ones

  • Navigating through major life stages and transitions

  • Self-Esteem enhancement, assertiveness and self-empowerment

  • Creating the path to a loving relationship

I also offer counseling to couples in the following areas:

  • Premarital counseling

  • Intimacy issues

  • Communication and problem-solving for mutual growth and fulfillment

  • Identifying and working through family of origin issues affecting the quality of current relationships

  • Relationship recovery from infidelity

I am a certified EMDR therapist and have utilized EMDR in my practice since 1994.

For information about EMDR please go to this website: .

"I will assist you...with care, skill, experience and respect."

I am on several insurance panels. Please email or call for further information or to schedule an appointment.

Barrie Elizabeth O'Brien, LMFT



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