About Me

Barbara Balowitz is a LCSW specializing in individual and couples psychotherapy with specialty areas in working with depression and anxiety.  She maintains a private practice in Salem, Oregon.

With over 25 years experience as a clinician, Barbara utilizes cognitive therapy, mindfulness and other therapy techniques.  Among her areas of expertise are depression, anxiety, panic and worry. She provides marital counseling and counseling for loss and grief, self-esteem concerns and life transition issues.

Barbara is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her treatment approach is to provide support and feedback to help clients resolve current problems and long-standing patterns. She incorporates a blend of approaches, drawing upon a variety of styles and techniques to incorporate what will be most helpful for each client. With sensitivity and compassion, she works with each client to help them build on their strengths to identify and achieve life goals.


MSW, 1979, Boston University School of Social Work, Boston, MA

Additional Training

Ongoing continuing education

License, Certifications & Awards

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Oregon
Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work, American Board of
Examiners in Clinical Social Work

Professional Activities and Memberships

National Association of Social Workers
American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work

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