Barbara J.Edelman MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work in Saint Louis, Missouri, 63127

Barbara J.Edelman


Barbara J.Edelman


Professions: Clinical Social Worker, Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Clinical Social Worker


10820 Sunset Office Dr Ste 210
Saint Louis, Missouri 63127

My Approach to Helping

Humor and collaboration in a non-judgemental environment is what I provide for my clients. In my experience, often, we already have what we need inside of ourselves to be happy and healthy but it can take someone else to help us access our own inner wisdom and healing capabilities. Learning coping skills to manage stress and anxiety can make a dramatic difference in our lives.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing is a powerful psychotherapy that can provide rapid results in many ways, especially anxiety and stress. I continue to be amazed in the positive changes I see in my office every day. Call me for a free consultation.

On the Fence About Going to Therapy?

Making a decision to see a therapist can be a difficult one. Often people feel they shouldn't HAVE to go see a therapist, they SHOULD be able to handle things on their own. My response that is "but it's so much easier to have someone help. Why deprive yourself of that? You hire movers to move your furniture when you move no problem." No one wants to feel judged. My client tell me that they feel so relieved after being able to talk through their issues with someone who specializes in "dealing with issues".

The Duration and Frequency of Therapy

Most often my clients will meet with me weekly if their schedule allows. I have some longer-term clients who come every other week. Everyone is different, but generally in the beginning, we meet weekly, then we may go to every other week. Most clients work with me for a few months. There are instance when therapy will take longer depending on the issues that are being worked on.

Services I Provide

  • Consultation
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Anxiety
  • Communication Problems
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Irritability
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Stress

Types of Therapy

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
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