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Meet Dr. Baker
Credentials

Education

  • Ph.D., Psychology, May 1989, United States International University, San Diego, California. Clinical concentration: psychometrics, psychodiagnostics, and psychotherapy. Dissertation: The Effects of Administrative Processing on the Stress Levels of Marines in Training.
  • MA, Psychology, May, 1987. United States International University, San Diego, California.
  • BA, English; Women's Studies Certificate, May, 1984. Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

Licensure

  • North Carolina Licensed Psychologist, Number 1836.
  • Certified as Health Services Provider, Licensed Psychologist (HSP-P).
  • Certified as Professional Psychological Corporation, Number 0152.

Specialized training and continuing education

  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Atlanta Divorce Mediators
  • American Academy of Forensic Psychology
  • American Psychological Association
  • North Carolina Psychological Association
  • Rorschach Workshops

Duke Chapel at springtime. Dr. Baker earned her bachelor's degree from Duke.

Experience

Baker Clinical Services, P.A.
Annette C. Baker, Ph.D.
Raleigh, North Carolina. August 1988 - present.
Creedmoor, North Carolina. February 1989 - 2004.

  • Providing forensic services as Parent Coordinator, child custody evaluator, expert witness, and consultant.
  • Conducting assessment, diagnosis, and treatment for all ages. Treatment includes individual, family, and couples psychotherapy for all ages.
  • Specializing in mood, anxiety, adjustment, and personality disorders, as well as disorders usually first evident in childhood or adolescence. Specializing in separation, divorce, remarriage, blended families, sexuality, grief, sexual trauma, physical abuse, mental abuse, and verbal abuse.
  • Treating with an eclectic orientation: psychodynamic, cognitive, behavioral and person-centered interventions.

Murdoch Center, Outreach Department, March 1991-October 1993.
Butner, North Carolina.
Psychological Consultant.

  • Consulted with agencies serving clients identified as members of Thomas S. (class action) lawsuit and clients diagnosed with developmental disabilities. Agencies located within the sixteen counties Murdoch Center serves.
  • Provided services such as assessing clients' residential and programming needs, identifying resources, recommending intervention strategies, conducting staff training, administering psychological evaluations, and recommending behavior management techniques.
  • Conducted workshops and seminars.
  • Represented Murdoch Center at meetings involving Mental Health Area Programs within the 16 counties Murdoch serves.

Murdoch Center, Outreach Department, January 1991 - February 1992.
Butner, North Carolina.
Psychological Consultant.

  • Consulted with agencies serving developmentally disabled persons within the 16 counties Murdoch Center serves.
  • Provided behavior management, staff training, and psychological evaluations in the consultative process
  • Conducted workshops and seminars.
  • Represented Murdoch Center at meetings involving Mental Health Area Programs within the 16 counties Murdoch serves.

Medical Services Corporation of North Carolina, July 1989 - December 1990.
Creedmoor, North Carolina.
Staff Psychologist.

  • Provided behavior management and psychological assessment for developmentally disabled adults and children.
  • Provided staff training for all group home and day program staff and supervisors.
  • Collected data and made treatment team recommendations as data warranted.

Granville County Schools, August 1988 - June 1989.
Oxford, North Carolina.
School Psychologist (12 schools, 6800 students).

  • Performed initial assessment of students for the Exceptional Children's Program.
  • Consulted with school guidance counselors on student cases of neglect, abuse, pregnancy, substance abuse.
  • Served on the Administrative Placement Committee, which determined student placement in the Exceptional Children's Program.
  • Conducted conferences and workshops with school personnel, parents, and community agencies.

Turning Point Crisis Center, September 1987 - April 1988.
Vista, California.
Intern.

  • Conducted individual sessions and co-facilitated group sessions with in-crisis clients in a community-based facility for adults.
  • Administered and interpreted psychometric tests.
  • Supervised unstructured interactions between clients to facilitate appropriate social behavior.
  • Provided community information or brief counseling to incoming telephone calls.
  • Assisted in crisis admissions.

Independent Teaching Internship, September 1987 - November 1987.
Supervised by Gary Lawson, Ph.D., Assistant Dean, School of Human Behavior.
United States International University, San Diego, California.

  • Performed general assistantship duties for Introduction to the Psychology of Addiction.
  • Engaged in independent reading and writing in current topics relating to addiction and substance abuse.

Honors

  • Psi Chi National Honor Society, member of the United States International University chapter.
  • Young Adult Leadership Award Finalist, Women's Forum of North Carolina, September, 1992.

Conference presentations

  • Cultural rehabilitation: Transition from the Institution to the Community. Presented at the 12th Annual Association for the Dually Diagnosed (NADD), Orlando, Florida. November, 1995.
  • Therapeutic Community Supports. Presented at the International Congress for the Dually Diagnosed, sponsored by the European International Association for Dual Diagnosis, Amsterdam, Holland. Conducted with Michael Mayer, Ed.S., September, 1995.
  • Therapeutic Community Supports. Presented at the International Congress for the Dually Diagnosed, sponsored by the National Association for Dually Diagnosed (NADD), Boston, Massachusetts. March, 1995.
  • Therapeutic Community Supports. Presented at the Regional Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Dually Diagnosed (NADD), Orlando, Florida. November, 1994.
  • Therapeutic Community Supports. Presented at the Summer Institute on Dual Diagnosis, Sponsored by ACTS, Huron, Ohio. Conducted with Michael Mayer, Ed.S., August, 1994.

Workshop and seminar presentations

  • Treating Individuals with Mental Retardation and Mental Illness/Severe Behavioral Disorders. Sponsored by Murdoch Center Community Services. Conducted with Jeffrey Fahs, M.D., and Don Neiler, M.A., on March 24, 1992.
  • Staff Survival Skills. Sponsored by Murdoch Center Community Services. Conducted on March 13, 1992; April 23, 1992; September 25, 1992; May 21, 1993; and September 30, 1993.
  • Behavioral Assessment and Intervention with Developmentally Disabled Adults and Children. Sponsored by Murdoch Center Community Services. Conducted on May 29-30, 1991.
  • Basics of Behavior Management. Sponsored by Murdoch Center Community Services. Conducted on February 5-6, 1991.

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