Provider type: Psychotherapist
Patient Age: Adult, Child & Adolescent, Geriatric
Services Provided: Consultation, Clinical Evaluation, and Psychotherapy
Barbara Siegel, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist who provides individual and family therapy to individuals across the age spectrum, from young children to seniors. Dr. Siegel sees a wide range of issues including anxiety, mood and adjustment disorders as well as depression and difficulties with stress management. She has specialized expertise in helping individuals with Bipolar Disorders understand and manage their symptoms, and in providing parent coaching as an important component of her work with child behavior disorders.
Her clinical work has an eclectic and flexible approach. It reflects both her psychodynamic training that emphasizes the potential for personal growth through understanding of past experiences and relationships, combined with a present-oriented and practical skills-based approach to managing stress, anxiety and depression in everyday life.
Barbara Siegel, Ph.D., received her Doctorate in School and Child Psychology from New York University. She completed a predoctoral internship at the NIMH training program in School Psychology in Long Beach NY and is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. She has trained in family systems work at The Cambridge Family Institute, and studied Mindfulness and Radical Acceptance under Marsha Linehan, PhD.
Prior to devoting her professional time to clinical work, Dr Siegel was involved in both research and administration roles. As a research associate at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in NYC, she coauthored numerous publications in peer reviewed journals. She has held several administrative positions, including Coordinator of Psychiatry outpatient department at Boston Regional Medical Center, later assumed Clinic Director positions in two community mental health centers in Massachusetts, and was a site director of PCA's Woburn office.