Mental Health For You E Minnesota E Barb O’Brien

Barb O’Brien

City: Plymouth, MN
State: Minnesota
License Name: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)


Office Address:

Center for Change

Center for Change is the private practice of Barb O’Brien and is based on the deep conviction that change is possible. Using a holistic approach that attends to the physical, emotional and spiritual elements of a person, I am fully committed to my clients’ success. I work to create a safe, nurturing, respectful environment where I combine wisdom, humor and insight as I partner with my clients to help them reach their goals and highest potential.... Read More

3025 Harbor Lane North, Suite 235

Plymouth, Minnesota 55447

Therapy Specialties: 

Emotional Disturbance
Men's Issues
Personality Disorders
Self Esteem
Women's Issues
LGBT Issues
Narcissistic Personality
Relationship Issues
Sexual Abuse


Payments Accepted:
American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa


Personal Statement

I am a psychotherapist with over 30 years experience. I specialize in the treatment of trauma and abuse, codependency, depression, anxiety, stress, grief and low self esteem. I love working with people and watching their sense of self worth change as they get in touch with who they really are and start to become that person and love that person. We all operate out of old ideas about ourselves, things we decided when we were little kids or teenagers. The heavy kid who got teased and believes they are unlovable or the quiet kid who doesn’t want to draw attention to themselves, maybe because they don’t believe they are important enough. We bring those beliefs into adulthood. Helping people first identify these old ideas or their “life script” is my passion. Helping someone start to challenge and change these beliefs is what I do best. It is possible for everyone. Change is possible for everyone.

I will help you identify the origin of your pain and shame and teach you to challenge how things learned as a child changed your sense of your self and your world, altering the way you responded to people and situations.

By growing yourself back up and having a functional adult on board, I will help you re-parent yourself and address issues related to a painful childhood that may be keeping you stuck today and that are affecting your relationship with yourself and with others. I will help you explore and move through your feelings and self doubts. I will help you heal feelings of shame and pain. I will help you become and recognize your original self. I offer a variety of services including individual, group and couples counseling.

Client Focus (Age)


Treatment Orientation

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy

Collaborative Problem Solving
Integration of different therapy models

Services Fee

Therapy Session

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