Barbara Fish attained a Masters of Education in Counselling Psychology from the University of Toronto in 1988. She has been providing counselling, assessment and coaching services ever since.
With nearly 30 years counselling experience and more than 15 years in private practice, Barbara excels at motivating clients to make positive changes in their lives. She facilitates a process that helps clients recognize their strengths, identify problem areas, develop realistic solutions, and move through transitions with greater ease. She coaches individuals to focus their attention and energy towards attainable goals. Over the years, she has assisted thousands of clients to overcome barriers and to achieve personal, career and educational success. She has helped individuals regain a sense of hope, purpose and confidence.
Since opening her private practice in 2000, Barbara has provided personal, career and group counselling and coaching services as well as corporate outplacement and workshop facilitation.
Prior to opening her private practice, Barbara spent 12 years at JVS of Greater Toronto as a career counsellor, remediation specialist, and psycho-educational/vocational consultant. She has designed and facilitated numerous workshops addressing both individual and group needs related to career, educational and life concerns.
Barbara Fish has also worked as a special education teacher, an elementary school counsellor, a group facilitator for an eating disorder outpatient group, and a corporate trainer.
Barbara is a member of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP) and the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).