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Barbara Jacobs Strother

Barbara Jacobs Strother, American psychotherapist. Certified addictions professional, Florida. Named one of Outstanding Young Women American, 1970.

Background

  • Strother, Barbara Jacobs was born on November 14, 1935 in Columbus, Georgia, United States. Daughter of H. Ellis and B. Louise (Burkes) Jacobs.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Education, Auburn University, 1957. Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling, University Southern Florida, 1987. Postgraduate, Indiana University, 1983.

    Career

    • Assistant bookkeeper Allstate Insurance Company, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1957-1959. Secretary, personnel Times Public Company, 1960-1961. Teacher Strother Studio, 1962-1979.

      Office manager American Technology Institute, 1969-1974, Seaboard-Calina, Inc., St. Petersburg, 1981-1984. Counselor, addictions Benmar, Inc., Tampa, Florida, 1984-1986. Alcohol specialist Pinellas Comprehensive Addictions Services, Clearwater, 1986-1988.

      Psychotherapist Comprehensive Care Corporation, St. Petersburg, since 1988. Counselor, St. Petersburg, 1984. Research, consultant in field.

    Major achievements

    • Certified addictions professional, Florida.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Children's choir director 1st Presbyterian Church, St. Petersburg, 1970-1971, Sunday school teacher, 1972-1974, 82-85. Docent Museum Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, 1980-1984. Member American Association Counseling and Development, National Rehabilitation Association, Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, National Association Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, Association Labor Management Administrators and Consultant on Alcoholism, Auburn University Alumni Association, Delta Omicron (chairman national conference 1980, award 1970).

    Personality

    Interests

    Piano, decorating, travel, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Fred P. Strother Junior, September 8, 1956. Children: Foreign Policy III, Laure E.
    • father: H. Ellis Jacobs
    • mother: B. Louise (Burkes) Jacobs
    • spouse: Fred P. Strother Junior
    • children: Foreign Policy III Strother
    • Laure E. Strother
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    Born November 14, 1935
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