Barb Raines, LMSW earned her BS in Psychology and Master of Social Work degree from Michigan State University. She has worked in a wide variety of settings. This has enabled her to work with diverse populations. Prior to joining Lotus, she spent a significant amount of time working in various healthcare settings including emergency care and therapy delivery to a wide range of populations and concerns.
Barb enjoys working with older adolescents (18+) and adults.
She is passionate about assisting clients addressing depression and mood concerns, anxiety, trauma, life transitions and more. When conceptualizing your concern, she will assist you in making connections between past and present when building a foundation of insight and understanding of patterns influencing day to day. She is a solution-oriented provider and enjoys actionable work.
Working together you will utilize cognitive behavioral therapies including mindfulness based Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. When it comes to trauma concerns, she implements Cognitive Processing when appropriate. Therapy with Barb is client-centered and nonjudgmental. Her goal is to foster a safe and warm place for her clients to address their struggles.