Barrington H. Brennen, MA, NCP, BCCP, JP, is a marriage and family therapist and counseling psychologist (25 years).  He is the co-president of Marriage and Family Counseling Services, The Bahamas.  [ See Business Licence ]  He provides therapy for couples, individuals, or families.  He is also a nationally certified psychologist, board certified clinical psychotherapist (USA).  He is a member of the Bahamas Psychological Association, American Psychological Association, American Counseling Association and International Employee Assistance Professionals Association. He is a graduate of Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, United States of America.  He is a husband, father, grandfather and a person who makes it his passion to help people smile again.  Read more about Barrington Brennen


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 and take your temperature.



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


If you are getting married, then you would want to get pre-marriage counseling.  Consider it a required to get married.  Barrington Brennen and help you prepare for marriage.  Read all about it




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1-242-327-1980 / 1-242-477 4002
Not available on Saturdays.



These hours have been adjusted to comply with the on-going curfew hours.
As of July 26, 2021, curfew is at 10 p.m.

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


  • Sundays: 11:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • Mondays 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • Tuesdays: 8:00 a.m. to 8:30  p.m.

  • Wednesdays: 8:00 a.m. to 8:30  p.m.

  • Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 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

Payment Option
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  • 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 local online payment method.

    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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    Council for Family Research

    Photo above by Barrington Brennen, April 11, 2021.  Cable beach, Nassau, The Bahamas


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