Barbara Courville is an LPC-S that has been with Samaritan Counseling Center for 13 years and before that she was an educator with 34 years of experience. 25 of those years was as a high school counselor. She attended Texas University and Lamar University. She credits her parents for giving her a structured, loving, and caring childhood. Her mother was a very caring and devoted mother who taught her to care for others as she cared for her. Barbara has 2 Pekingese that she loves to love on and take care of, as well as gardening and being with family. She loves the music of the 50's and 60's and turns to them for pep and vigor. The Lord is there to guide her in all she does and she is learning to be more obedient.