Dr. Barabas began working in the mental health field in 1992 as a mental health technician at Pocono Medical Center (now Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono) inpatient psychiatric department.
Dr. Barabas has worked in various clinical roles in the mental health field while earning his advanced degrees in Social Work and Psychology. Dr. Barabas received mental health training while working for Newton Memorial Hospital in Newton NJ, Warren Hospital in Phillipsburg NJ, the V.A. Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre PA, and Danville State Psychiatric Hospital in Danville PA. Prior to becoming a Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Barabas was a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Dr. Barabas is currently a licensed Psychologist in Pennsylvania and a Practicing Psychologist in New Jersey. He has taught Psychology classes for Northampton Community College at their Monroe campus and has operated an active private practice since 2001.
Dr. Barabas has clinical experience with adults, children, and the elderly. He has developed a reputation of professional excellence in the Northeast Pocono region. He regularly consults with and accepts referrals from physicians to improve psychological problems affecting medical conditions. Dr. Barabas uses cognitive-behavioral methods, family counseling, and psychological testing, to diagnose and treat adults, teenagers, and children with various psychological disorders, dysfunctional behaviors, and relationship problems.