Therapist Profile

Name:
Douglas J. Baker
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
2911 Adams Ave. #5 Suite 205 San Diego, CA 92116-1509
Phone:
(619) 261-9269
License Number
LMFT86279
Practicing Since:
2011
Additional Licenses:
LMFT #86279

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Douglas Baker prides himself on providing a non-judgmental environment in which to discuss a wide range of subjects. He welcomes all clients. Some of his clients simply desire his trained, objective and affirming point of view. He also welcomes clients who are living with mental illness. He has expertise in treating adjustment issues, depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. He also works with people who engage in self-injurious behavior and eating disorders. Doug provides couple’s therapy and excels in working with couples where one person may feel more committed to the process of therapy than the other. He affirms all members of the LGBT community and welcomes the opportunity to work with people within all ranges of gender identity and expression. As a final note he has a special affinity for working with the parents and family members of LGBT adolescents and young adults during their coming out process. He is happy to assist the family through an often challenging period of reorientation. In addition to providing individual, couples and family therapy, Douglas Baker is also a trained Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) therapist. DBT was designed to develop skills in four basic areas. The program gives emotionally sensitive people the skills needed to regulate their emotions, have more effective interpersonal relationships, tolerate distress and build a foundation of core mindfulness. No subject is too challenging to be addressed.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Please call for available appointments.
Services
Insurance
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Yes
Offers Teletherapy
Online, Phone

Education

Degrees
BA, MACP

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Adolescents
Anger Management
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Attachment Therapy
Career Stress and Changes
Childhood Trauma
Critical Incident Stress Management
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Couples
Creativity
Creative Solutions
Crisis Intervention
Depression/Clinical Depression
Eating Disorders
Employment Issues
Families
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
Group Therapy
HIV Related
Individual
Interracial Couples
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Mediation
Men's Issues
Other
Parenting
Pre-Marriage Counseling
PsychoEducational
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Relationships
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Telephone/Online Therapy

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Art/Movement/Psychodrama
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Communications
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Family Systems
Narrative
Process
Psychodynamic
Certifications
LMFT #86279
Languages Spoken
Ethnicity

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