Barbara Parks, MED, LICSW
Barbara provides individual and family counseling for youth and adults, ages 16 and older. She works with a wide variety of individuals and families with diverse needs.
Areas of expertise:
- Depression and anxiety
- Domestic abuse
- Grief and loss
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Teen counseling
“I am dedicated to working with compassion, commitment and confidentiality to help people I serve effectively make positive personal changes to achieve a full and satisfying life.”
Barbara has more than 30 years’ experience as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Gustavus Adolphus College and her Master of Education in Guidance and Counseling from South Dakota State University. Barbara has been practicing with LSS Behavioral Health since 1986. Prior to that she worked at a girl’s group home and at a children’s residential treatment center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.