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Barbara Mackintosh, M.A., LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has demonstrated wisdom and compassion in counseling many couples for over 15 years, formerly as an ordained minister, and currently in her own private practice, Mackintosh Counseling LLC. Barbara holds a masters degree from Adler Graduate School in Psychotherapy. She has been married for 36 years and has two lovely daughters.

Barbara specializes in helping couples create vibrant, connected, and lasting relationships. She works from an attachment perspective and is trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Attachment-Focused Family Therapy, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), a trauma protocol. She is also a PREPARE/ENRICH facilitator and Trainer.

Kent in white suit In 2006, Barbara and her husband, Kent, founded Rock Your Relationship, an organization dedicated to pre-marriage preparation and helping distressed couples who feel alone, hopeless, or disconnected to find renewed hope, healing, and restoration for their relationships. Together, Kent and Barbara co-lead the premarital group classes and couples enjoy their playful humor and their insightful “his and her” perspective.

Barbara’s office is centrally located in Minnetonka, just 7 miles west of downtown Minneapolis, at the intersections of I-394 and Hwy 169. New clients welcome!