Dena Barnes

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, AT, LMFT

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(661) 460-5123

Dena Barnes

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, AT, LMFT


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Offers video and phone sessions

Dena Barnes, LMFT
1911 F Street
Suite A
Bakersfield, California 93301
(661) 460-5123

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Sometimes, it's hard to know how to change things without the help of someone you trust. Perhaps you are ready to make a change in your life...ready to finally close the gap between the way your life is and the way you would like it to be? I'd like to help you along that journey. My goal is to help each client develop a pathway to achieve inner health, resolve conflicts, and find happiness and wholeness in their lives. Here, you will find an open, safe and empathic space for transformation.
I work collaboratively with adults, couples, families, adolescents and children to help clients recognize strengths and begin finding solutions that will enhance their personal lives and relationships. I have experience helping with depression, anxiety, trauma/ptsd, dual diagnoses, substance abuse and behavioral and developmental diagnoses.
My education also includes a Masters in Art Therapy which can be used to help clients address issues that have been difficult to identify/verbalize in their lives thus far. Please feel free to call (661)460-5123* or email me at denabarnes1@yahoo.com, for an appointment. (*number does not receive text messages.)

Finances

  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Blue Cross SISC
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 10 Years
  • School: Phillips Graduate Institute
  • License and State: LMFT 83923 California

Additional Credentials

  • Degree: Phillips Graduate Institute / MA
  • 2011
  • Certificate: Arizona Trauma Institute / Trauma Specialist

Dena Barnes's Groups

Boys Group & Girls Group Ages 6-12

These groups are designed for children who may be experiencing emotional issues due to divorce, abuse, grief, anger, bullying, anxiety, depression or ADHD. Girls ages 6-10 and ages 10-12 meet every other Tuesday 4:20pm. Boys 5-12 meet every other Wednesday 4:40pm.

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Young Adult Women's Group Ages 18-24

A place where women help each other cope with life's challenges. Designed for young women who may be experiencing depression, anxiety, self-harm, addiction, eating disorders, relationship issues, or school/work issues. The transitions of life can be difficult to navigate. Come and join us to gain insight, balance and support and create the life you desire.

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Teen group & Jr High group

This group is for teens ages 12-14 & 13-18 wanting help with school issues, family conflicts, depression, anxiety, self esteem, self injury, coping skills and relationship issues. This is a great place to meet other teens facing similar issues and get the help you may need to navigate through the difficulties of high school. As a certified Art Therapist, we use both art therapy and talk therapy to help in the process of expressing oneself and improving self awareness and self esteem. Call for more details!

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Location

Dena Barnes, LMFT
1911 F Street
Suite A
Bakersfield, California 93301
(661) 460-5123
Offers video and phone sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

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Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • ADHD
  • Art therapy
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Life Coaching
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis

Client Focus

Age
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

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Last Modified: 17 Apr 2020
Dena Barnes, MA, AT, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Bakersfield

Dena Barnes

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, AT, LMFT