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Dr. Shari Barfield, LPC-MHSP, LPC

Stress, Anxiety Addictions Depression Coping with life changes ADHD
Video Phone Live Chat Messaging

About me

Hi! My name is Dr. Shari Barfield, but most people call me Dr. Shari. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Alabama and Tennessee, with almost 20 years of professional work experience. I earned a doctorate in human services and have a masters in clinical mental health counseling. I hold the National Certified Counselor, Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, and Human Services-Board Certified Practitioner credentials. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. My role is to help you identify your strengths and challenges, and collaboratively create goals to help you in taking steps needed to find a more fulfilling and happier life. I am here to support you in your journey

Professional experience

20yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Addictions Depression Coping with life changes ADHD

Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue, Antisocial Personality, Attachment issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Co-morbidity, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and shame, HIV / AIDS, Impulsivity, Isolation / loneliness, Life purpose, Midlife crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood disorders , Panic disorder and panic attacks, Personality Disorders, Post-traumatic stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Women's issues, Workplace issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered

Video
Phone
Live Chat
Messaging

License information

TN LPC-MHSP 3031

AZ LPC LPC-22000

AL LPC 3317

Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Dr. Shari Barfield. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

I have had much success in finding a therapist that is assisting me in my journey through BetterHelp. I would highly recommend it, and have recommended it, to others.

Written on May 15, 2024 after therapy with Shari for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Dr. Shari is very kind and she she also is understanding. She asks good questions and helped me work through stages of grief while going through a breakup.

Written on May 09, 2024 after therapy with Shari for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

She is wise, witty, and very easy to talk to. She "gets" me without judgment and is a major force in my life right now.

Written on Mar 22, 2024 after therapy with Shari for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem

I am getting a lot from my beginning of my work with Dr. Shari. Thank you!

Written on Jan 11, 2024 after therapy with Shari for 1 month on issues concerning adhd

Dr. Barfield has been wonderful. She has helped coach me through major life issues and has been a huge help! I highly recommend her!

Written on Dec 20, 2023 after therapy with Shari for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, self esteem, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue

Dr. Barfield is great! I feel very comfortable talking with her.

Written on Sep 08, 2023 after therapy with Shari for 5 months on issues concerning relationship issues