Barbara utilizes a collaborative process in her consulting practice that yields transformative outcomes for her clients. Her experience, training and passion focuses on organizational change management, congregational conflict transformation, leadership development, and team building.
She enjoys helping organizations discover and tap into unused potential in their staff and volunteers, taking them to new levels of understanding, motivation and performance. In addition, she particularly enjoys strengthening organizations through a strong strategic planning process where they clarify their Vision, Mission, Core Values and strategic priorities for the future. She has many years of experience in working with non-profit organizations, corporations, and congregations. She has written leadership development and team building curriculum highlighting the important component of personality and how it connects to performance and collaborative work.
In addition to her consulting work, she serves as adjunct faculty at Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond teaching Restorative Justice and Conflict Transformation in the context of the church.
She also owns and operates an equine assisted learning and psychotherapy business at her horse farm in the Shenandoah Valley. More information about her unique experiential growth and healing program for individuals and organizations can be found at www.rockyhillstables.com/halt
Among her educational credentials is a MA in Conflict Transformation and Organizational leadership from the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding of Eastern Mennonite University; a Master of Divinity with an emphasis in Pastoral Counseling; and a BA in Social Work from Baylor University.