Barbara Kersey, PhD
Barbara Kersey, PhD, joined The Group for Women in 1986.
With her addition to the team, The Group for Women was - and still is - the only OB/GYN practice in Tidewater to have a full time marriage and family therapist on staff. (For more information about this venture, seeThe Marriage of Mental Health and Medicine: Practice Success.) Dr. Kersey received her Ph.D. from Virginia Tech and completed an externship in family therapy at the Eastern Virginia Family Therapy Institute.
In addition to her practice at The Group For Women, Dr. Kersey currently serves as a consultant to the Jones Institute and the New Hope Center.
Dr. Kersey is a Clinical Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.
areas of expertise include postpartum depression, adjustment to parenting, couples counseling and infertility.
To read more about Dr. Kersey's
work with infertile couples, see The Emotional Roller Coaster Ride of Infertility.
and her husband, David Steinhauer, have two school-age children.