BayView Counseling Team

Barbara Leigh, LPC-S, NCC, CCTP

Barbara Leigh

Barbara Leigh, LPC, NCC, CCTP, is a Licensed Professional Counselor with 30 years of experience in mental health treatment. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Hollins University, a master’s degree in education in counseling and counselor education from Indiana University. She has been a member of the American Counseling Association since 1988. She is a Nationally Certified Counselor, Supervising Counselor, and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Barbara has worked in a variety of settings including clinical outpatient, inpatient, residential, day treatment, crisis response, forensic evaluation, in-home and private practice. She treats patients ranging of all ages and has been an instructor in psychology, child development and human sexuality.

In addition, she has been a presenter at various conferences around the country in the areas of art therapy, online counseling, play therapy and the effects of media on children. Barbara provides individual, family, couples and group therapy and specializes in cognitive-behavior therapy for mood disorders, PTSD/trauma resolution, creative arts therapy, applied behavior therapy for special needs children and play/sand tray therapy.