Cynthia Barrios, LMFT, MA, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Morgan Hill
Call TODAY to schedule your free 30 minute consultation! Cynthia is available to help you rediscover the Power Within Yourself. Cynthia takes a Cognitive Behavioral Approach in therapy. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a form of psychotherapy that emphasizes the important role thoughts have on how we feel and what we do. Thoughts influence our emotions and thus, our behavior. When you master your thoughts you master your world.
Cynthia Barrios is a licensed marriage and family therapist, group developer and facilitator and life coach. She has been trained to break resistant thought patterns using hypnosis. Cynthia received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master's In Counseling Psychology from Santa Clara University. Cynthia is also Reiki certified.
Cynthia runs various programs for children as well as adults. Groups/Classes for children include; "Socials Skills Development", "Emotional Awareness", "Positive Thinkers", "Emotional Resiliency". Groups/Classes for adults include; "Raising Emotionally Resilient Children", "Reinvent Yourself" and "Breaking Resistant Negative Thought Patterns"
Call or Email Cynthia Barrios, LMFT for a free consultation now - (408) 837-7381


  • Years in Practice: 7 Years
  • School: Santa Clara University
  • Year Graduated: 2008
  • License No. and State: 50257 California


  • Avg Cost (per session): $130+
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa, Wire

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Cynthia Barrios, LMFT's Groups

Developing Emotional Strength

Many struggle to cope with stress, anxiety and transitions. Children with low thresholds for frustration, tendencies toward negativism, or difficulties tolerating losing or getting their way, demonstrate this stress with an extreme emotional reaction (meltdown) or a closed emotional reaction (shutdown). The Emotional Regulation program helps children learn to recognize their feelings before being taken over by them. Program is designed to teach children: How to cognitively manage emotions by realizing when they may be vulnerable to a stressful situation. Relaxation skills in order to improve the ability to calm themselves in order to make better choices. Problem-solving skills

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Power of Positive Thinking

Research has shown that children grow up with a positive attitude or positive tendencies have higher self-esteem, and great social and academic success. Program is designed to provide a social environment that enables children to interact with peers with group activities. This program is designed to teach children: What a thought is. That a thought has power and influences emotions and behaviors. How to recognize that events in life will not always feel fair and that there are skills to handle situations positively. How to take responsibility for thoughts, emotions and actions that promote constructive choices and positive outcomes.

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Social Skills Development

Establishing and maintaining peer relationships in the "real world" can be difficult for some children. The group offers an opportunity to learn and practice social skills in a safe, fun, and encouraging environment. This group will assist children who have trouble reading social cues or initiating and maintaining conversations with others. This Group will teach: Listening using the "whole body," using appropriate eye contact and friendly body language Initiating and maintaining peer conversations Joining and initiating play with peers Playing fair with peers and following rules Compromising, Negotiating and problem-solving

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  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Life Coaching


  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Hypnosis
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group


  • Video Counseling
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2017
Cynthia Barrios, LMFT, MA, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Morgan Hill

Cynthia Barrios, LMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT