Barbara Giordan, LCSW

Provider type: Therapist

Serving: Adult & Pediatric

About Barbara Giordan, LCSW

Barbara Giordan treats patients starting from 12 years old.
Barb Giordan, MSW, LCSW, is gentle, compassionate and open. Her life is shaped by a passion to help others, and she is honored and privileged to listen to people’s stories and come along side those who are suffering.

Barb received an MSW from the University of Connecticut and a BA from Fairfield University. With over 20 years experience in the mental health field, Barb worked in an inpatient hospital, a day school program, and several private practice settings, including a Christian counseling center. She also lectured extensively in both teaching hospitals and community agencies on a variety of topics such as sexual abuse, depression, traumatic brain injuries, and childhood development.

Barb is passionate about helping people obtain solutions through compassionate care and a didactic, problem-solving approach. She worked extensively with women, children, adolescents, and couples and has treated individuals struggling with a variety of issues including, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), chronic illness and grief. In addition, she is considered a subject matter expert on bereavement and has consulted with schools and local hospices. Barb has also received advanced training and supervision from the Biblical Counseling center. She is especially equipped to help those of Christian faith or counsel using biblical principles.

Specialties

  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Binge Eating
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Couples Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
  • Emotional Overeating
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Irrational Fears/Phobias
  • Loneliness
  • Malaise
  • Marriage Conflict Resolution
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Parenting Counseling
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Pre-College Fears
  • Pre-Move In Couples Counseling
  • Premarital Conflict Resolution
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology Consultation
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Struggles
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Therapy
  • Worry
  • Education & Certifications

    Education
    University of Connecticut

    Master's in Social Work

    Fairfield University (Bachelor's)

    Locations

    Wheaton, IL

    55 E Loop Road
    Wheaton, IL 60189-1938