Barbara Babkirk

Barbara is a Master Career Counselor and founder of Heart At Work Associates, a career counseling and outplacement firm in Portland. Barbara and her team make a difference in people’s lives and are committed to supporting Maine’s workforce and building its economy.

Barbara has a depth and breadth of experience and education in career development that is uncommon in career-related firms. Her clients represent a broad range of industries and organizations and include executives and leaders as well as aspiring entrepreneurs.

While some clients have been laid off due to a restructuring of their organization and others have decided to initiate a change on their own, they all share a need for expert guidance as they explore a new chapter in their professional lives.

Barbara holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling from the University of New Hampshire, and the following certifications and professional designations: Master Career Counselor, National Board Certified Counselor, Certified Focusing Trainer, and Second Half of Life Coach.