Mrs. Katie Barr

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

(760) 354-8931


Katie Barr, LCSW
2945 Harding Street
Suite 110
CarlsbadCalifornia 92008
(760) 354-8931
I have over 20 years of experience working with children, teens, families, and adults. Whether you are having a crisis, struggling with a mental health diagnosis, need emotional support or want to have a better understanding of yourself and your relationships, I will help you determine how to deal with these issues. I have worked in a variety of settings including residential treatment, outpatient services, school settings, victims of crime, and the department of defense. I have extensive experience with assessment, diagnosis, and treatment in the areas of crisis intervention, addiction, mood disorders, and parenting issues.
My approach is positive, affirming, and nurturing. I utilize a variety of techniques depending on the needs of the clients I will develop a treatment plan that is individual to them. I work primarily from both the cognitive/behavioral perspective and the family systems frame of reference.
I have mentored and provided clinical supervision to fellow therapist and therapy interns for over 10 years.My specializations include working with difficult adolescents, couples therapy, crisis intervention, depression, anxiety and stress, women issues, family conflict/parenting issues, student issues, victims of crime.


  • Mood Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Relationship Issues


  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Teen Violence
  • Academic Underachievement
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Depression
  • Drug Abuse
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self-Harming
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health:

  • Impulse Control Disorders


  • Gay Issues

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation:

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Client Focus


  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults


  • Avg Cost (per session): $80 - $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans:

  • Aetna
  • Alliance
  • First Choice Health
  • MHN
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Multiplan
  • TriWest
  • ValueOptions
  • Out of Network

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Last Modified: 11 Sep 2013