Barbara Jaurequi, MS, LMFT, MAC
CBT-I Certified Behavioral Sleep Medicine Therapist
Barbara Jaurequi, MS, LMFT, MAC is a Behavioral Sleep Medicine Therapist and the founder of Inland Insomnia Therapy, a practice dedicated to helping those suffering with insomnia to get the best sleep of their lives.
She has received highly specialized training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia from some of the country’s leading experts in sleep medicine including Dr. Michael L. Perlis and Dr. Donn Posner of the School of Behavioral Sleep Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Barbara is one of a select group of private practice therapists in Southern California to offer a specialty in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia. In addition to having other professional affiliations, she is member of the Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine.
Insomnia is sometimes related to substance abuse and various addictions and Barbara is able to offer additional expertise in this area of psychotherapy as she is a Nationally Certified Master Addiction Counselor (M.A.C.) through NAADAC-The National Association for Addiction Professionals. Her National Certification recognizes her specialized training and experience working with addicts of all kinds, including those needing Substance Abuse Treatment for Substance/Chemical Dependency (alcoholism/drug addiction), Eating Disorders, Co-dependency and other behavioral addictions.
Barbara is also the founder and principal therapist of Barbara Jaurequi Counseling located in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (L.M.F.T.) through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Barbara is licensed to practice psychotherapy with individuals, couples, families, teens/children and groups.
As an expert clinician, Barbara works directly with clients to determine their goals for therapy and she tailors treatment plans that best suit their particular needs. She has extensive experience treating the most common disorders for which people seek therapy such as mood disorders (depression and anxiety), obsessive compulsive disorders, life adjustment disorders, stress/anger management, and sleep disorders, particularly insomnia.
As referenced above, Ms. Jaurequi’s practice offers a specialization in the treatment of addictions including Eating Disorders Treatment, Substance Abuse Treatment and treatment for behavioral addictions such as Co-dependency, gambling, spending/shopping and technology addiction. She is also well known for her success in healing troubled marriages which have been affected by addiction. Her extensive experience working with mood disordered individuals, who suffer from an associated sleep disorder, led her to pursue certification in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia, another practice specialty.
Ms. Jaurequi is the author of A.C.E.S. – Adult-Child Entitlement Syndrome which can be purchased in hardback, paperback or as an e-book from www.Amazon.com or through a host of other online booksellers. Ms. Jaurequi has been a featured contributor to many business magazines, journals and newspapers including CEO Magazine and Golfdom. She is a former Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Mount St. Mary’s College where she developed and taught numerous classes on a variety of subjects including Eating Disorders, the Psychology of Addiction and Developmental Psychology.
Ms. Jaurequi’s dedication to her work with the addicted is both personal and professional. Her passion for keeping current with the latest information about clinical interventions for Binge Eating Disorder, Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Compulsive Overeating, Drug Addiction and Alcoholism is largely maintained via her professional memberships in the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) and NAADAC – The Association for Addiction Professionals.
A well-known and active member of her community, Ms. Jaurequi has a reputation for outstanding clinical expertise, her genuine compassion for all people and her ongoing dedication to a career in which helping others gives meaningful purpose to all of her professional endeavors.