I earned my Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Health Psychology from Santa Clara University. Under the tutelage of experts in the fields of couples therapy, mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral science, and trauma treatment, I came to fully understand the importance of healthy relationships and the importance of the mind-body connection.
In my undergraduate psychology program at San Jose State University, I studied neuroscience, perception, and cognition. My overarching desire is to use all that I have learned for your benefit;
to help you live your best life.
I have traveled far and wide in search of cultural understanding. I have worked with individuals, couples, families, and adolescents from a wide variety of perspectives, backgrounds, ethnicities, physical abilities, and cultures. In combination with my education, I have come to value and appreciate the nuances of cross-cultural relationships and specialize in treating multicultural couples.
Prior to becoming a therapist, my professional background included business management, corporate staffing, and children's ministry. I have volunteered for organizations such as: ABC Project Cornerstone, CityTeam, Parents Helping Parents, and Project Hired.
My husband and I have been making our marriage work for nearly 20 years and live in the Bay Area with our two sons.
Some therapists will work with you in their office and hope you are able to remember the experience. I will give you clear ways to get the most out of therapy with experiential activities and tools to use in your daily life, even long after therapy has ended.
There is hope for healing.
I consider it a privilege to walk alongside you and
look forward to helping you find your way toward living your best life.
If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a free, 24-hour hotline at 1.800.273.8255 or text 741741. If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. Barbara Jandu does not provide crisis counseling or emergency services. The information provided on this website does not substitute for or establish a professional, therapeutic relationship.
Barbara Jandu is a Registered Associate Marriage & Family Therapist, AMFT 120259.
Her supervisor, Tina Elaine Engel, M.A., is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT 83970, and is qualified to provide supervision.
Both Barbara and Tina are employed by Christian Counseling Center San Jose, located at 3880 S. Bascom Avenue, Suite 220 in San Jose, California.
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