About Dr. Barbara Cox

Barbara’s Approach

You have an idea of where you want to be, but you’re not sure how to get there. Barbara can help you get there. You’re not looking to just talk to someone – you’re looking for guidance… for solutions… for change. You are a person or an organization with a mission, an influencer who gets stuff done.

What if you could tap into your own inner wisdom, hear that part of you that leads you to the life you want? Listening to this voice is how your true potential emerges… it unleashes the power within you to live your most authentic dreams, achieve your highest goals, and live deeply in your fullest passion.

You seek help because you feel stuck… you have conscious and unconscious patterns in your life that act like tethers around your ankle. They hold you back, limit your possibilities, and tie you down. There are different paths you can go down for help and support:

Therapy helps you learn to live and be comfortable with the tethers around your ankle.  Traditional coaching helps you build the strength to move forward with the tethers still attached to your ankle.  What Barbara does is help you release your ankle from the tethers to propel yourself to take a quantum leap to the next level.

Barbara isn’t just a coach or an advisor – she’s a catalyst leading you to your inner wisdom, helping you understand your intuition, and teaching you tools to harness its power. Her work is a game-changer, helping you access your full potential to build the life of your dreams.


Barbara’s Bio

Barbara Cox, PhD, is a consultant and coach for innovative leaders and businesses, whose advice has been featured in local and national publications, including MSN.com and Cosmopolitan. She specializes in helping innovative leaders and organizations through her classes, trainings, and personalized sessions that blend positive psychology coaching and peak performance hypnosis.

She also writes fiction and non-fiction stories with the themes of individual empowerment, community-building, and personal awakening.

Barbara started her career as a scientist, having earned a B.A. in Biology from the University of California, San Diego. She worked as an environmental scientist, most notably organizing environmental projects for the Department of Defense (DOD). During her time in this role, she coordinated permits, wrote environmental articles, coordinated with base media to spread the word on new environmental projects, and ran community focus groups.
From there, she branched out into working for environmental consulting firms. “I loved managing large-scale projects; however, I wanted to get involved in more ‘people’ work,” she says, “so I went on to receive a doctorate in health psychology from Alliant International University (AIU), with further training in hypnosis and peak performance coaching.” Eventually, Barbara ventured forth to study more esoteric subjects, such as Qi Gong and to look at the larger meaning of life, beyond left-brained science.

She enjoys working with clients who consider themselves grounded, logical intellectuals, yet are open to explore their ‘right-brain’ side to bring out their innovation, creativity, and business vision.

Barbara uses a holistic, integrated approach that incorporates both traditional goal-setting techniques, as well as alternative techniques such as meditation, NLP, Qi Gong, and hypnosis to help leaders and organizations reach their target goals more quickly.