Life coach and pastoral counselor, Dr. Bernada N. Baker, is passionate about helping clients achieve their place of peace, joy, and personal success. While many people share similar goals of finding their life’s purpose, and ultimately fulfilling our destiny, everyone will travel a different path, in order to get there. Dr. Baker is committed to empowering clients to find the rhythm of life that leads them in the direction of their desires, despite the challenges and obstacles that life presents. The better you know yourself, the easier it is to not only cultivate a meaningful and passionate life, but also deepen your relationships with yourself and heal from childhood trauma, in order to feel more successful and fulfilled.
Dr. Baker has experience treating clients with stress, emotional disturbances, grief/loss, life transitions, relationship coaching, and career challenges. She is passionate about working with individuals that are trying to find their place of peace and purpose. Her areas of specialty are grief counseling, equipping clients with the tools needed to create work/life balance, self-esteem empowerment, career counseling, and academic advising. Dr. Baker’s approach to life coaching is based upon a holistic model. She believes in the value of peace for the mind, body and soul; utilizing a strength-based approach that empowers individuals to overcome the adversities of life, silence chaos, and live in the fullness of peace, joy, and tranquility.
Dr. Baker completed her Chaplaincy residency at Emory Hospital & Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Hospitals, earned her doctoral degree, in Community Psychology, from National-Louis University, and earned her Master of Divinity Degree, in Pastoral Counseling, from McCormick Theological Seminary. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, The Association of Pastoral Counselors, Society for Community Research & Action, and the National Association of Black Psychologists. Dr. Baker is also the founder of The Princess Within Foundation, which is a not for profit organization that specializes in self-esteem development, mentoring, and social and emotional development programs, for at risk girls.
Mindfulness Based (MBCT)