Anadel Baughn Barbour, PhD, MFTI 79455Therapist

    Anadel has been sober since 2001, and working in the recovery field since 2004. She earned her Masters in Clinical Psychology at Antioch University Los Angeles and her Doctorate of Philosophy in Human Sexuality from The Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality. Sobriety put her on a journey that included finding ways to end self-imposed suffering and to enjoy life without needing mind-altering substances. The spiritual aspect of recovery was deepened when she discovered the Dharma. Finding solace through mindfulness, meditation and yoga, she decided to share it with others. After years of working with teens on probation and women in recovery, she decided to expand her practice. By integrating mindfulness practices into therapy, she finds there to be an important spiritual healing that can occur for individuals, couples and families. Her studies in Human Sexuality have expanded her practice to help sober individuals through specific challenges that sobriety may bring, integrating the Buddhist philosophy with Western therapies to help end the suffering that intimacy and sex can bring.