Dr. Barach is the
author of scientific and clinical
articles on dissociation and Dissociative
Identity Disorder (DID). He is
a psychologist in the Cuyahoga
County Court of Common Pleas Psychiatric
Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio, where he conducts evaluations
of felony defendants
and provides expert testimony. Dr.
Barach conducts evaluations concerning
Competency to Stand Trial, Sanity
at the Time of the Act, mitigating
Movement to Nonsecured Status, and eligibility for civil commitment. Dr. Barach
both plaintiff and defense attorneys
civil matters, such as psychological malpractice
and personal injury lawsuits.
has been a Clinical Psychologist since 1983. In his private practice, located at Horizons Counseling Services, Inc., in Parma Heights, Ohio, Dr. Barach treats adults and couples. His specialties are the treatment of depression, anxiety, dissociative disorders, and work with adult survivors of abuse.
Dr. Barach has an integrative approach to therapy. He focuses on helping clients change patterns of thinking and acting that keep them from what they need and want.
Senior Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry
at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland,
He is a past president
of the International Society for
of Trauma and Dissociation. Within
the dissociative disorders field,
is known for
having first highlighted
the link between disordered attachment
and the origins of dissociative
disorders. He also chaired the committee that authored the first set of treatment guidelines for adults with DID. In addition to his writings
on dissociation, Dr. Barach also
wrote (with R. F. Stamps) The
Therapist's Internet Handbook,
published by W. W. Norton. He has served as a script consultant for broadcast media.