Barnabas Center
Barnabas Center

COVID-19 Update – Appointments Available

The Barnabas Center for Counseling has served Savannah and the Coastal Empire for almost 25 years. There is a great need for families to get help to deal with depression, anxiety, and stress as we all cope with the effects of the Corona Virus (COVID-19). We offer individual, marriage, and family therapy for all ages, all of our therapist are state-licensed. Due to the mandated closure, we have been offering our services through video or phone counseling sessions. We will continue to offer telemental health services until the mandated closures are lifted. For updates and more information contact the office at 912-352-7638 or check our Facebook page at Barnabas Center Savannah.

Boundaries in a Digital Age

Erin Adams, MAMFT, LPC, NCC

Technology has changed the world, hasn’t it? I mean, you can stay in touch with people you would likely never otherwise run into, you can share knowledge in the blink of an eye and be entertained anywhere, anytime. This digital age frees us to do other things rather than being tied to a desk waiting for that important phone call. It’s amazing what we can know and accomplish all in our pajama’s in front of the tv! But, I’m sure you’ve also seen the other side. Those silent family dinners where no one is speaking because they are all absorbed in the face of their smartphones. Or kids or spouses who lose hours in front of video games? I’ve had the experience of being with friends on planned outings all the while feeling left out or ignored because they couldn’t seem to disconnect from their phones. We’re sharing the same space but not sharing an experience.

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