Ed.D., counseling and counselor education
Indiana University, Bloomington (1983)
M.Ed., human development counseling
Sangamon State University (1979)
Quincy College (1977)
Barrett has been an associate professor of education at Saint Xavier University since 2003. She serves as the coordinator of clinical experiences and of the school counseling specialty track within the graduate counseling program. She has held positions as an associate professor of counselor education with tenure at Western Illinois University, California State University and the University of Texas. Her areas of expertise include school counseling, family dynamics and counseling children and adolescents.