Marriage and Family Counseling Services' (MFCS) counseling psychologist is Barrington H. Brennen, MA, NCP, BCCP.  He provides therapy for couples, individuals, or families.  Barrington is a marriage and family therapist, counseling psychologist (for 25 years), nationally certified psychologist, board certified clinical psychotherapist (USA).   He is a graduate of Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, United States of America.


For 43 years he has been married to Annick M. Valleray Brennen, a retired educator and administrator.   

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Barrington Brennen provides face-to-face therapy in his private office in Cable Beach, Nassau, The Bahamas.  Due to COVID19 pandemic, to enter the office, sanitize hands by using the dispenser near door and wear mask covering mouth and nose.



With the use a video messenger, Barrington also provides cyber therapy (therapy anywhere in the world) for individuals not living on the island of New Providence, The Bahamas, who desire his services and are able to pay electronically.  See below.



  • Married couples

  • Pre-married couples

  • Individuals from age twelve to any age.
  • Younger children in the context of marital or parenting therapy.
  • The elderly

Barrington H. Brennen, MA, NCP, BCCP verified by GoodTherapy.org


Barrington Brennen is a Prepare/Enrich facilitator, trainer and director.  Prepare/Enrich is an effective assessment tool to help married and engaged couples discover their strength and growth areas.  For a fee $35 Barrington asks most couples to take this survey to facilitate the therapy process.




These hours have been adjusted to comply with the on-going curfew hours

Ample parking, air conditioned and comfortable. 
Private waiting room and restroom.

Call for an appointment: 242-327-980 / 477 4002

  • Sundays: 11:00 a.m. to 8:15 p.m.
  • Mondays 8:00 a.m. to 8:15 p.m.
  • Tuesdays: 8:00 a.m. to 8:15  p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 8:00 a.m. to 8:15  p.m.
  • Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. to 8:15 p.m.
  • Fridays: (June to October) 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Fridays: (November to May) 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Saturdays: CLOSED
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Career Choice
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief and Loss
  • Gambling Addiction


  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Marital Therapy
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Parenting
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Trust Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Worry



    Barrington Brennen is available to conduct seminars on marriage, family, parenting, gender equality, domestic violence, conflict resolution, communication, grief and loss, etc., anywhere in the world.  Contact him to discuss fees and to make arrangements.

    He has conducted seminars in The Bahamas, Belize, Cayman Islands, Puerto Rico, St Marteen, England and Wales, Florida, United States of America.

    Sessions by appointments only--day or night. 

    Private and very confidential.


    Tel: 242-327-1980

    Cell: 242-477 4002 (WhatsApp also)

    FaceBook & Messenger

    Email: help@soencouragement.org



    Sweet Refuge
    49 Hampshire Street Cable Beach

    P.O. Box CB-13019

    Nassau, The Bahamas


    Fees & Payment:  $120 for first session (Intake session).  $80 for all other sessions. Therapy sessions are generally once a week.  However, multiple sessions in a week may be necessary depending on the situation. In-office clients can pay in cash or make direct online payments/wire to MCFS, CIBC First Caribbean Bank, Bahamas.  They will receive direct payment info in office. No checks accepted. Payment is due at the end of the therapy session.


    Click here for international clients payment method.  Persons living outside The Bahamas and using this method, must add $8 to the fee.


    Fees may be changed without prior notice.


    Intake Forms


    Click HERE to read Articles by Barrington Brennen

    Click HERE to watch videos

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    Photo above by photographer, Prince Bell.  The Nassau Harbor facing the Western tip of Paradise Island.


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