Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Associates
"Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement."
Dr. Baker's treatment style is grounded in the Adlerian belief that promoting the individual's innate desire and ability to move forward in life is the key to progress in therapy.
Caring and direct in his approach, Dr. Baker uses compassion, wisdom, and humor to help clients understand and deal with their problems in a way that is both respectful and honors their unique situation.
Dr. Baker provides individual, couple, family, or group psychotherapy in the treatment of:
Psychological testing can provide a deeper understanding of your strengths and insight into specific barriers to optimal functioning that are preventing you from reaching your full potential.
A psychological test battery helps you assess your intellectual, emotional,
personality, and behavioral functioning, which can reveal the nature and source of problematic thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Common issues that are addressed by psychological testing include:
The term conjures up movies about mind control or having watched a “stage hypnotist” entertaining an audience by getting a few brave people to act in funny ways. But clinical hypnosis is very different. It’s a very serious and respected tool used by highly trained psychologists, physicians and other health care professionals in their daily practice to help bring relief to their patients from a wide variety of problems.
Dr. Baker has completed advanced study and earned certification in the field of Clinical Hypnosis. He has also been involved in the governance of professional organizations concerned with training and research in the field of clinical hypnosis for many years.
Dr. Baker is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Illinois and Indiana with over 20 years experience in the field. He was a member of the core doctoral faculty and a training supervisor at the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago from 1999 to 2014. Adler is the oldest independent school of professional psychology in the United States.
Dr. Baker’s clinical interests include the psychological assessment and treatment of adolescents and adults. He is experienced in treating individuals from all walks of life and backgrounds and enjoys sharing in the rich traditions and diverse points of view afforded by working with the clientele in a city like Chicago.
In addition to his general practice, Dr. Baker has advanced training and experience in neuropsychology, cognitive-behavioral therapy, Adlerian psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, addictions of all types, correctional and forensic psychology, biofeedback and neurofeedback.
Dr. Baker is also an expert in the use of clinical hypnosis. Dr. Baker also has 15 years experience as an executive in the banking industry and is especially knowledgeable in matters relating to the challenges associated with managing and working within all types of businesses.
Dr. Baker usually checks his voice and email messages throughout the day. However, if this is an emergency, immediately contact your physician or local hospital emergency room or dial 911 for assistance.
Note: Dr. Baker is not hiring clinicians, renting office space, or accepting students for training positions at this time. Please do not contact him with these types of inquiries.
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