Barbara Jensen has been a psychologist in private practice since 1989. Prior to that time she worked for six years in a psychiatric residence (Janus) for 24 adults, moving from undergraduate intern to lead therapist. She pioneered work with victims of sexual, physical and emotional abuse in a psychiatric population, leading both women’s and men’s groups in surviving and moving beyond childhood abuse.
Based in Minneapolis, Barbara sees individuals, couples, families and groups in her private office and also works with several community projects, such as Loring Nicollet Alternative School. She incorporates many types of counseling into her sessions including art and drama therapies, psychodynamic, humanistic, cognitive, and behavioral therapies. She offers both office hours and sessions in a variety of community settings.
Barbara specializes in many specific areas: