Provider type: Psychotherapist
Patient Age: Adult, Child & Adolescent
Services Provided: Consultation, Clinical Evaluation, and Psychotherapy
Dr. Barbosa provides a holistic, person centered approach when helping individuals achieve their goals by recognizing their potential and resiliency in overcoming life’s challenges. His warm and empathic interpersonal style has helped support individuals across the lifespan cope with anxiety, panic, depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder, and many other clinical presentations. His theoretical orientation is rooted in family-systems and cognitive behavioral theories. Throughout his training, he has incorporated evidence-based approaches including mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, motivational interviewing, family systems therapy, and parent behavioral management training. Dr. Barbosa is also interested in sports psychology and the interplay between sports, human development, and mental health. In addition to offering individual and family psychotherapy, he provides consultation and conducts psychological evaluations to clarify diagnosis and inform treatment planning.
Dr. Barbosa received his masters and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from William James College. He attended Assumption College for his undergraduate studies where he double majored in Psychology and Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies. He completed his APA Accredited pre-doctoral internship through the William James College Consortium at Child and Family Psychological Services. In addition, Dr. Barbosa completed advanced practicum training at Child and Family Psychological Services where he performed pediatric neuropsychological evaluations with children, adolescents, and young adults. Prior to this placement, he worked within a collaborative education setting where he conducted psychoeducational evaluations for referring school districts and co-facilitated a social skills curriculum for young adults with autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, and developmental disabilities. He completed practicum level training in the Taunton Public School Department of Special Education, where he completed psychological testing and co-facilitated a mindfulness stress reduction-based curriculum with children ages 5 to 10. At Fellowship Health Resources, Dr Barbosa provided individual and group therapy to adults with chronic mental illness in a community-based setting.