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Dr. Barrow earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology and is a licensed mental health counselor and educator in private practice for twenty years. The author of Matchlines: A Revolutionary New Way of Looking at Relationships and Making the Right Choices in Love, Dr. Barrow is a well known relationship expert helping individuals, couples, families and businesses improve their relationships and communication skills. Her commentary and advice column, Shrink About This, quotes, and articles are enjoyed by millions of people worldwide in O Magazine, Psychology Today, AIA, GOP Forum, ivillage, Lavalife,,, and Women’s Health.

The unique theory of Match Lines is changing the way people view their relationships. Menstuff recently selected Matchlines as Book of the Week.

A media personality, Dr. Barrow played herself in the teen movie, My Suicide and in documentaries including, Ready to Explode and is a frequent guest on television news, forums and radio talk shows presenting her Match Line theory and relationship test. Dr. Barrow has her own weekly radio show and is a professional speaker for universities, companies and community organizations.


Matchline: A Revolutionary New Way of Looking at Relationships and Making the Right Choices in Love, Archebooks Publishing.  Written articles for over three hundred publications. Borders Book Tour and Barnes and Noble book signing events.

NBC News expert, Harry Potter, positive and negative effects on families; PBS In Focus After 9-11, How To Cope.
O Magazine, Psychology Today, Newsday,,, Women’s Health and Women’s World.

Universities, community colleges, corporations, radio, film, television, and local organizations including Walden University, Edison College, Public Broadcasting Service, County Judicial Association, Collier County Bar Association, Rotary Club, American Legion, Mental Health Association.


Mental Health Counselor. Naples, FL. 1989-present. DPR FL # MH0002319. Individual and family counseling, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment. Brief therapy, custody evaluations, court testimony, forensic evidence, standardization of custody evaluations for Collier County Judicial System, personality and I.Q. testing, marital and relationship conflict resolution, coordination with medical, government, and legal professionals including third shift health research and recommendations for Coors Brewing Company.

Instructor. Mental Health Association, Community Outreach and County Adult Education. Authored and taught classes in Marriage; Couples; Divorce Issues; Psychology; Stress; Relationships; Body Language; Child Development; Self-esteem; Health; Sexuality; and Parenting.
American Red Cross, County Probation Department, College Teacher, Computers and Representative to Mental Health Board of Directors.

Production. National medical, entertainment, and educational film and video production. Expert consultant with KTLA Impact, Fast Carrier Pictures, Los Angeles and Go-Code Productions My Suicide, a film to help prevent teenage suicide. Appears as herself in My Suicide (2007) with David Carradine, Joe Mantegna and Mariel Hemingway. Expert speaker in television and educational documentary, Ready to Explode (2007).


Ph.D. Clinical psychology. Walden University, MN. 1998. Dissertation: Pathways and Pitfalls of Co-parenting in the Divorce Process. Internship: The Willows of Naples, eating disorders and substance abuse clinic.

M.A. Psychology, Counseling, and Guidance. University of Northern Colorado. Supervised practicum, motivation, relationships, statistics, and test administration.

B.A. Psychology education. University of Northern Colorado. Secondary teaching certification. Business minor.

Leysin American School, Leysin, Switzerland. French language.
Extensive travel. Father: U.S. Embassy Architect in East Africa; Mother: English, speech and drama teacher.


Current: American Psychological Association, Author’s Guild, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Radio and Television Actors (past Board of Directors), Doctoral Association of New York Educators, NLP/Hypnotherapy certification.

Past: Business and Professional Women Young Careerist Regional Winner, Tri-County Mental Health Board of Directors, Spoon River College Women’s Program Board of Directors. Collier County Mental Health Association, Lecturer/Children First instructor, Collier County Interdisciplinary Committee, Civil Cases, Children’s Issues, National Board of Clinical Hypnotherapy, American Counseling Association.

Dr. Molly provides simple to grasp concepts for understanding and coping with the complexities of contemporary American relationships.
George, Healthcare Practitioner

Exceptionally well-expressed original ideas, amazing insight and understanding of relationship dynamics.
F. R.

Iinspiring and exceptional. I will refer to Dr. Barrow's theories for guidance the rest of my life.
Lola, College Student