Cindy E. Barg, M.Ed

New York, U.S.A.


Cindy E. Barg
  • Psychotherapist/Speaker
Present/Saratoga, NY Bick Wanck, M.D. & Ass.,
July 2000-present

Private practice. Adults, college-aged individuals, teens, children and families. Individual and group facilitator concerning a myriad of issues: Grief, loss, self-esteem, relationships, trauma, family systems, gender roles, communication, group interaction. One-to-one counseling sessions, group classes, day-long workshops. Realization of full potential directing individuals toward self-actualization & responsibility in relation to loss & bereavement. Travel to Canada, Arizona, British Columbia, northeast and the south at major grief conferences presenting Waking Up To Hope After The Struggle: an eloquent exploration of the worth of grief. Book signings.

  • Head Therapist/Adjunct Faculty, Sarasota, Florida, University of Florida, 1996-2000
Counseling Center/Student Services specialized in conducting workshops on relative issues concerning loss and the affects of such loss on self-esteem, relationships, & empowerment. Public speaking, designed symposiums on bereavement throughout western Florida. Implementation of innovative programs at various university and college settings, mental health agencies. Taught courses relating to Death & Dying, Grief & Bereavement

  • Owner/Therapist/Adjunct Faculty
Sacred Space Healing Center, Cape Cod
Community College, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, 1990-1996

Operated, facilitated and directed wellness center, emphasis on grief, loss and trauma. Implementation of alternative techniques to healing: meditation, imagery with strong spiritual focus. Day and week- long retreats. Called upon from colleges, universities to facilitate programs on trauma, death and dying, loss, self-esteem, & self-empowerment. Speaker, therapist & facilitator for life enhancement issues. Held sessions in counseling center in university and college systems, corporate organizations and retreat centers. Liaison to community colleges, social services agencies. Instructor: death & dying. Was given accolades and awards for my work by the Professional Men's & Women's Business Association in Boston, Ma.

  • Intern, Lemuel Shattuck Hospital, 1988-1990/Jamaica Plain, Ma
Worked as an intern in a multidisciplinary setting with world-renowned practitioner and author, Ted Kapchuk. Pain and stress relief clinic. Provided case management, counseling in a holistic setting, utilizing various modalities. Weekly presentations. Worked toward treating the whole person, planning committees, public speaker. Understanding the cycle of loss and recovering toward hope. One-to-one sessions and group facilitation. Written reports.

Membership in Educational / Professional Organizations:
Speakers Bureau, National Coalition for Speaker's, American Psychological Association for Human Development, American Psychological Association for Counseling and Psychology, Association on Death & Dying, Canada, National Coalition for Battered Women & Their Children, Washington D.C.

Speaking Engagements

Independent House, Casa Dia Center & Dove Inc., Boston Center for Adult Education, Ocean Edge Conference Center, Lesley College, Cape Cod Community College, Unitarian Churches in Northeast and South, Hospice of Boston, Sarasota, Fl and Albany, NY, Beth Israel Hospital, Lemuel Shattuck Hospital, Doctor's Hospital, Fl., Sarasota Hospital, Fl., Center For Positive Living, Fl, Bradenton Community College, Fl., Sarasota Community Hospital, Ronald McDonald House, Boston & NY & a myriad of wellness and retreat facilities throughout the north and the south.

Education / Credentials:

  • University of Massachusetts (1991)
Master of Education, Counseling Psychology, Summa cum Laude
  • University of Richmond, Virginia (1980)
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Dean's List
  • International Travel, American Field Service Exchange Student to India (1975)
Niskayuna High School, Empowered leadership skills to high school students.
Extensive travel to London, Rome, Paris and Beirut.

Publications:
But The Heavens Never Cried, a nonfiction Self-Help/Inspirational book focusing on the how siblings deal with the aftermath of a murdered loved one, while finding grace in the grieving process.



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