Counseling Services

Steve Barcanic is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 15 years of experience providing counseling for children, teens, young adults, families, and parents. He utilizes a Cognitive Behavioral approach known as Rational Living Therapy, as well as strategies from the Cooperative Problem Solving model created by Dr. Ross Greene. Within these frameworks, Steve helps people build the skills necessary to overcome the challenges that prevent happiness and success.

His specialties include:

  • Anger management
  • Depression
  • Anxiety/Stress management
  • ADHD (Hyperactive-impulsive, Inattentive, and combined types)
  • Low self-esteem/self-worth
  • Major life adjustments
  • Academic difficulties
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Family conflict 
  • Parent support and coaching

Steve accepts Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield (Arizona Biodyne only), Magellan, and United Healthcare. Many other insurance companies accept him as an "out of network" provider. Please contact your insurance carrier for more details.

Creative Counseling Solutions is conveniently located in northwest Tucson (on La Cholla Blvd, across from the Foothills Mall in the La Cholla Corporate Center). Steve offers a free, 15 minute phone consultation if you are considering pursuing counseling for yourself, your family, or your child. For more information, including details about scheduling an appointment and rates for counseling sessions, please contact Steve Barcanic at 520-531-1934, or send an e-mail to