About Barbara


Barbara Hess Kovaz is a Jungian analyst graduated from the International School of Analytical Psychology (ISAP Zurich) in Switzerland. She received a PhD in Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She holds a Masters Degree in Education from the University of Cincinnati and has advanced training in many areas of mental health treatment including couples and family systems, physical process and addictions. Comfortable with people of different cultures and creeds, she has held various positions ranging from work in community mental health and chronic care facilities to providing analysis for international students in a prestigious business school.

After organizing mental health training for Charlotte Area Health Education Center (AHEC), a division of Carolinas Medical Center for ten years, she began a private practice in Charlotte, North Carolina, and then relocated to Zurich to further her studies. Dr. Kovaz has had extensive training in bodywork including neuromuscular massage, cranio-sacral therapy, and Reiki. She continues to be interested in how the protective patterns of our body and mind shape how we engage in life.

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