Douglas Baker, LICSW, RYT

  • 25 years of Experience
  • United States
  • Cambridge, MA
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Specialties: Addiction, Anxiety, Life Transitions, Spirituality

Specialties

Addiction, Anxiety, Life Transitions, Spirituality

Languages

English

Age Group Focus

Adolescents, Adults, Seniors

Treatment Approaches

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Biofeedback, Body Centered Psychotherapy, Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contemplative, Crisis Intervention, Dialectical (DBT), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT Tapping), Emotionally Focused, Focusing, Holistic, Humanistic, Internal Family Systems (IFS), Meditation/Relaxation, Mindfulness Based Approaches

Issues

Anger Management, ADHD, Behavior Issues, Marital / Premarital, Depression, Dual Diagnosis, Grief, Men's Issues, OCD, Phobias, Psychosomatic, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Disorders, Sleep or Insomnia, Trauma / PTSD

State License

Massachusetts

About Douglas Baker

My practice is based in mindfulness, mind/body and yoga-based practices, to help clients live with less fear of their thoughts and emotions. I also draw on a mix of other therapy styles, including Acceptance Commitment Therapy and Internal Family Systems. I have found that most clients benefit from understanding how mind, body and nervous system interact, and how to "train" them to work in better harmony. I understand the power and complexity of addiction in all its forms, and work from a non-judgmental place to help people recover. I know the 12-step groups well but don't insist on that model.  I also draw on life experience as a parent, 20+ years of professional experience, and my own ongoing self-development work (yoga, meditation, retreats, wilderness therapy, among others). I am informal and open about who I am as a person. I find this work meaningful, fascinating and endlessly enriching. Please feel free to be in touch and ask questions.

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