Jacqueline Baker, LAC
Jacqueline is a Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC) in the state of New Jersey. In 2005, she graduated from Moravian College with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Sociology, and in 2023, she received her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The College of New Jersey. Between degrees, Jacqueline volunteered with AmeriCorps NCCC and Crisis Text Line, provided in-home social work for adults with physical disabilities, and worked at a local nonprofit organization that helps low-income seniors. During her master’s internship, Jacqueline provided outpatient counseling for adults, co-created and co-facilitated a virtual support group for adult women, and provided in-home behavior assistance for children and adolescents.
Jacqueline is a person-centered counselor who shapes her eclectic therapeutic style to fit each client’s unique personality, multicultural identity, needs, and goals. She prides herself in working collaboratively, meeting clients where they are, and creating a warm, non-judgmental space where clients can heal themselves. Jacqueline uses humor, creativity, and existentialism to help clients explore themselves and live more authentically. She uses play therapy and expressive techniques with young clients, and uses trauma-informed approaches when helping clients of all ages process painful experiences. She uses evidence-based approaches such as Motivational Interviewing, CBT, and DBT to foster mindfulness and empower clients to make positive changes. Jacqueline received her Level 1 certification in Couples Counseling from the Gottman Institute and is trained in Youth Mental Health First Aid.
Jacqueline lives in South Jersey with her husband and their canine son, Artie. In her spare time, she works on comedy projects, sings in a local feminist choir, plays video games, and travels.
Jacqueline sees clients ages 8 and older.