Elizabeth Barrett

Host of The Reluctant Therapist

Elizabeth Barrett is a wife, mother, licensed marriage-family therapist, educator, eaves dropper, emotion worker, and mental health consultant. She uses all of these skills to address the subjects that we all struggle with in this conversation with the Reluctant Therapist.

Ways to Connect

During this season of celebrations, when you come face-to-face with newlyweds and recent graduates, wish them anything—a long life, deep love or resilience—but please don’t burden them with a wish for only happiness. Join Elizabeth Barrett for A Conversation with the Reluctant Therapist, Tuesday from 2-3 p.m., as we discuss the stress associated with a life focused primarily on the pursuit of happiness.

May 28, 2013: It just may be that our quirks and passions are what make us interesting, lovable, unique and human. Why do we work so hard to "fix" all of our perceived weaknesses? It's time to embrace our inner neurotic and let our "freak flags" fly!