Dr. Barbara Cox is a clinical psychologist. She has worked with a variety of clients and takes an integrative approach to therapy. She received her BA in Biology from UC San Diego and her PhD from California School of Professional Psychology/Alliant International University. Prior to completing her PhD, she worked as an environmental health program manager for the Department of Defense/Navy. Dr. Barbara went on to receive a PhD in Clinical/Health Psychology from Alliant International University (AIU), with further training in hypnosis and peak performance coaching for professionals. Eventually, she ventured forth to study more transcendent subjects, such as Qi Gong, and to look at the larger meaning of life, beyond left-brained science, studying the mind-body connection in health. Also, she is certified in: Executive Coaching, Past Life Regression by Brian Weiss MD, Intuitive/Spiritual Counseling, and EQi/EQi 360 – emotional intelligence assessment and coaching. Dr. Barbara uses a holistic/mind-body-spirit approach in her work with clients to help people break through barriers that are holding them back from happiness, and fulfillment. She incorporates traditional psychology methods with holistic tools, such as hypnosis, energy psychology, mindfulness and meditation, mind-body connection, life coaching, and positive psychology, to help her clients change their thoughts, actions, and behaviors to propel them toward their goals and lead a happy and fulfilling life. Her main modality is hypnosis combined with these other tools in order to see the most lasting change and effects.
She specializes in working with professionals to release anxiety and stress, such as entrepreneurs, creatives, women in leadership positions, tech executives, and HSPs (Highly Sensitive People). She also has a passion for working with women in high-pressure jobs to help them release stress and cope with issues such as post-partum depression and work-life balance concerns. In her work with clients, she partners with people to help them develop the confidence and release disillusionment to move forward in their lives, and to connect with their life’s vision. She is the author of the book The Muse Process: Unleashing the Power of the Feminine for Success and Fulfillment, which serves as a guide through the "muse process," which encourages women to explore their innate feminine power to reach their full potential and create a happier, healthier life, and often speaks and writes on this topic and has been featured in numerous TV and media outlets, such as NBC.com and MSN.com.
Board certification: Board eligible, Other