Barbara Jandu, BA

Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee

(408) 486-9527
Supervisor, Michelle Chung, MFT
Marriage Family Therapist, MFC 40783

Education:
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Health Psychology – Santa Clara University  (in progress)
Bachelors of Arts in Psychology – San Jose State University (June 2015)

Areas of Focus:
Anger Management
Career & Life Transitions
Couples & Marriage
Cross-Cultural Relationships
Depression; Grief & Loss
Meaning & Purpose
Parenting & Co-Parenting
Premarital Counseling
Sleep & Insomnia
Stress Management
Trauma

Trainings:
Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Level 1
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Parenting the Love and Logic Way
Burnout Prevention for Health Professionals

Memberships:
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)

“God comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.”
I Corinthians 1:4

Barbara is a Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee who uses a compassionate, sensitive approach to create a safe environment for you to heal and grow. With you as the expert on your life and Barbara’s evidence-based solution-focused approach, she will collaborate with you to support your goals with respect and understanding.

Educational Background
In her graduate program at Santa Clara University, Barbara studied health psychology, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and mindfulness, giving her an understanding of the whole person and the mind-body connection. In her undergraduate program at San Jose State, she studied neuroscience, perception, and cognition. Barbara’s goal is to combine this information with her heartfelt desire to help you thrive.

Life Experience to Serve You
Barbara has travelled extensively and has experience working with individuals and families from a variety of cultures and backgrounds. Barbara’s professional background includes corporate staffing, children’s ministry, and management. She volunteered for ABC Project Cornerstone, CityTeam, Parents Helping Parents, and Project Hired. Barbara and her husband have been married nearly 20 years and have two children.

Take Therapy Home with You
Some therapists will work with you in their office and hope you are able to remember the experience. Barbara will give you clear ways to get the most out of therapy with experiential activities and tools to use in your daily life.

There is hope for healing. Barbara considers it a privilege to walk alongside you and looks forward to helping you find your way toward living your best life.