Steve Barney helps people through the role areas of ...
Clinical Counselor-Psychotherapist & Speaker-Trainer. Steve
worked for seventeen years as a industrial scientist prior to
entering graduate school at the CA campus of Western Seminary
in 1994. In 1997, he completed a masters degree in marriage &
family therapy. Steve is happily married to Renee since August of
1981 and they have three children.
For more Info about Steve - see his Clinical CV.
As a Clinical Counselor-Psychotherapist - Steve was in
private practice in California as a Licensed Marriage & Family
Therapist and worked in association with Christian Counseling
Centers of the San Francisco Bay Area from 1996-2009. From
2009 to 2014 he lived in Wheaton Illinois, doing both church
planting and pastoral care in addition to building a thriving practice
in the area.
Steve has extensive training and experience in Individual Therapy,
Pre-Marital Counseling, Marital Therapy & Addictions treatment.
He holds certifications as a Certified Multiple Addictions Therapist
(CMAT) and a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT). He was
trained by Dr. Patrick Carnes, the leading resercher in sex
For additional information about Steve's practice as a counselor,
then please see his blog Relationships & Recovery . Issues
treated also include depression, stress & anxiety, low self-esteem.
Steve is again working with Christian Counseling Centers and is a
member of the counseling staff of the San Mateo office of CCC.
As a Consultant-Counselor-Life Coach- Steve has been
As a Speaker-Trainer - Steve has spoken increasingly
since 2005 at local Churches, Christian Recovery Meetings,
Men's Meetings, Marriage Conferences, Leadership Trainings,
etc. He also has been supervising interns and training licensed
therapists since 2003. He is available to consult with therapists
in the areas of "Integrating Faith and Psychology", "Treating
Compulsive Habits of Food and Sex" & "General Psychotherapy
Techniques & Treatment Planning".