Locations: The Lakeside Center + Telehealth

View All Team Members

Barbara Huning


Barbara is a licensed psychologist, clinical supervisor and nationally certified Dialectical Behavior Therapist specializing in helping people recover from complex trauma. With a career spanning 40 years, she brings extensive experience helping people untangle issues that affect every area of life, including problems such as treatment resistant depression and anxiety, suicide and self-harm urges, addictive behaviors, dissociation and Complex PTSD. She also uses nature-centered mindfulness to help clients gain insight into their life.

In addition to DBT, Barbara integrates approaches including Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, mindfulness and creative visualization, and Somatic Experiencing™ techniques. She has completed training in Ketamine-Assisted Therapy with Polaris Insight Center.

With a warm, empowering approach and a steady guiding hand, Barbara sees the recovery process as one of self-actualization. In this philosophy, our natural healing intelligence leads us into mastery of painful life events, enabling us to develop deeply satisfying, fulfilling and meaningful lives. She practices anti-racism and anti-oppression in her personal and professional life and welcomes all, creating a safe space in which your identity is honored.

Get in Touch

We’ll work with you every step of the way to make your experience as clear and welcoming as possible. If you’re ready to start the next chapter of your journey, you can request to get connected to our referrals specialist now.

Request an Appointment