Barbara Vallecillo, LICSW

Barbara Vallecillo, LICSW

Therapist Education

Masters Degree: University of Minnesota
Bachelors Degree: Bethel University
Licensure: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker



Barbara comes to PrairieCare with over 25 years of experience in the field of mental health, serving a diverse range of adult clients over multiple clinical settings in both English and Spanish. She believes that with the right support and validation people can grow and change at any age, even under very difficult circumstances.

Barbara offers clients a safe space to explore their issues, discover their strengths and learn new coping skills in order to build more meaningful lives. She utilizes strategies of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused therapies, Logotherapy, Reminiscence and Life Review, and Mindfulness Practices, plus tools such as the Enneagram in her practice.

In her spare time she enjoys cooking, singing, and being creative.

Special Clinical Interests
  • Anxiety, Depression
  • Mood/Thought Disorders
  • MI/CD
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Crisis Management
  • Aging Issues
  • Cultural adjustment
  • Guilt/Shame
  • Sexual addiction
  • Anger
  • Grief/Loss
Additional Info
  • Bi-Lingual : (Spanish)