About Barb

Barbara Petsel

Barb & Ruby

Barb & Ruby

Each of us goes through some type of life-storm from time to time.  Instead of just weathering your storm, create a tranSTORMation! Barbara honors the opportunity companion you as you face your life-storm. She will help you to develop your unique powers of self-observation and self-affirmation through empowerment and insight.

Licensure and Education

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC),  Nationally Board Certified in Counseling (NBCC)
  • Masters of Science in Counseling and Development TWU, Chi Omega Iota (MS)
  • Fellow in Thanatology, Nationally Board Certified in Thanatology through ADEC (FT)
  • Texas Licensed and Board Certified-  Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Grief Studies Certification (150 hours) – Colorado State University – Dr. Alan Wolfelt
  • BA in Communications, Minor in Psychology – UNT (Graduated Cum Laude)
  • Work experience includes private practice, Program Director of a Nonprofit,  Group Facilitator in a hospital, Cancer Support Community, workshops, professional speaking and international volunteer work