Rhonda Barsten, LICSW

Medical/Graduate School: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Undergrad: The Ohio State University (Psychology major), Columbus, Ohio

Area of Practice/Specialty: Clinical Social Work

Experiences include working as a social worker in Adult Protective Services, Child Protective Services, Community Mental Health, and as a Behavioral Health Specialist in integrative care as part of a community-based primary care clinic.

Rhonda Barsten, LICSW, is a clinical social worker. Born at Wright Patterson, AFB, she grew up in the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio. She earned a Bachelor degree with a major in Psychology at Ohio Stated and went on to achieve a Master of Science in Social Work at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. She completed an internship at the Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, working with veterans in a variety of settings to address mental health needs. She is committed to working with adults to help them identify goals and solutions to relieve emotional turmoil, improve communication and coping skills, strengthen self-esteem, and promote behavior change for optimal mental health. She enjoys writing, needlework, hiking, photography, and visiting with family in British Columbia. “I fell in love with the area in 2005 on my way to visit my son and his family in BC. I made my move out here in 2011 and haven’t regretted my decision.”