Meet Our Staff

Meet the Staff:

Josie Barry works with mostly adult clients from all different types of backgrounds.  She currently has a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy and a BA in Christian Counseling.  She also has a License in Professional Counseling and is currently working on her Doctorate in Community and Care Counseling, specializing in Trauma.

Her specialties include depression, anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and personality disorders. She also works with those who need to be assessed for treatment as mandated by the court.  This can include; DUIs, DWIs, as well as intimate violent cases.  She is currently a referral provider for F.A.S.A.P. (Fairbanks Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program).

Josie is also an LPC-supervisor.  If you are an intern looking to complete your Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees in counseling please give us a call to discuss possible internships in Delta Junction, AK.  We look forward to meeting you!!



Andrea Barnard received her Bachelor’s degree in Recreational Therapy from the University of Utah in 1998.  She is a certified instructor for the Prime for Life Alcohol and Drug Information School and is working towards her hours to become a licensed Recreational Therapist and a Chemical Dependency Counselor.

Andrea facilitates and co-facilitates our counseling groups for youth with ADHD and a Women’s Issues Group, she also instructs our Deltana Alcohol and Substance Abuse Class.  She has a strong belief in living a balanced life and looks forward to sharing with you ways to balance the five domains of life, Spiritual, Social, Emotional, Physical, and Mental. Andrea feels that recreation’s purpose is not to kill time, but to make life, not to keep a person occupied, but to keep them refreshed, not to offer an escape from life, but to provide a discovery of life.



Cara Stringer is a Licensed Master Social Worker who received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Kentucky in 2006 and her Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Louisville in 2009. Cara’s experience as a clinician includes working in Community Mental Health, Acute Care/Psychiatric Hospitals, and Residential Settings. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults that struggle with anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, anger, low self-esteem, and addiction. Her practice approach is person-centered and strength-based to assist individuals in working toward their personal goals.

“Success is failure turned inside out, silver tint on the clouds of doubt;

And you can never tell how close you are;

It may be near when it seems so far.

So stick to the fight when you’re hardest hit

It’s when things go wrong that you must not quit.”

-John Greenleaf Whittier



Patricia Robinson is a military brat and military spouse.  Her vast career experience stems from multiple positions in the military community and civilian world found with each of her husband’s duty stations.  Her current position with Hats of Wisdom is at our front desk where confidentiality is her highest priority.  Patricia is your contact for scheduling and any billing question you may have.  She will always greet you with a smile whether in person or over the phone.






David Ciampa is an intern counselor at Hats of Wisdom.  He completed his Bachelor of Science at Pennsylvania State University, Wilkes-Barre, in 2002, and is nearing the finish line of his Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Grace College.  He has worked with adults experiencing a variety of struggles, including anxiety and depression.  He also enjoys working with couples to improve communication skills and relations.

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