Dr. Barwell enjoyed over thirty-one years of practice in Canada and Australia. In 1995, he left a high volume practice, consisting of 3 associates and PVA of 180, to join Dr. Guy Riekeman’s Quest International as Executive Director of seminars and programs. He continued this work as Executive Director of the Chiropractic Leadership Alliance (CLA) from 1997 to 1999. During this time he was involved in research with Psychologists regarding the effect of Chiropractic adjustments on cortical brain function.