Barbara, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, has been working with children, families and adults at the Hearing and Speech Center (formerly the Hearing Society) for 30 years. Barbara has provided assessments, case management and psychotherapy to hard of hearing and deaf adults. Barbara also conducts youth activities, assisting with afterschool groups and coordinating mental health peer groups, and works with the San Mateo Behavioral Health and Recovery Agency providing services for deaf and hard of hearing adults and children. Barbara also coordinates the monthly cochlear implant support group for people considering a CI, people who have a CI and family members. Barbara is deaf, communicating with speech and lipreading, and is fluent in ASL. Barbara also has a hearing dog named Bernard.
Fluent in American Sign Language.