Barry is a self-trained personal and business coach, relationship specialist, facilitator, author and record producer. In addition to 25 years of 1-1 counselling/life-coaching and relationship work, Barry has carried out values, communication and strategy work in various organisations and businesses, travelling as far as Kenya in 2013 with eldest daughter Anna, to train peace-keepers prior to the elections. He’s created a communication system ‘Optimum Response System’ (ORS) which underpins all relationship work that he and Winnie carry out. He also uses a Values-based vision-development system to help clients achieve effective and sustainable change. Barry is the author of several books including a top 5 Amazon best-selling novel ‘The Breaking of the Shell’ and a book on male psychology, ‘The Male Agenda’, which was circulated throughout UK prison libraries to inspire inmates. He also co-authored a new psychology of health book, ‘The Truth about Illness, Unhappiness & Stress?’ with wife Winnie. An experienced record producer and songwriter, Barry is also currently actively engaged in co-producing and managing daughter Venus (formerly known as Sophie Janes).
Barry’s favourite football team is Crystal Palace, his favourite band are The Counting Crows and his favourite place is the sea.