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Raymond C. Baker, PhD Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Raymond C. Baker, PhD Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Raymond C. Baker, PhD Licensed Clinical PsychologistRaymond C. Baker, PhD Licensed Clinical PsychologistRaymond C. Baker, PhD Licensed Clinical Psychologist

A counseling practice treating general psychological/emotional issues while specializing in                Behavioral Medicine and Health Psychology 

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COVID-19 Announcement

I am currently meeting with a limited number of patients during the COVID-19 crisis for the time being.  However, sessions may need to become telehealth appointments depending on how this evolving situation develops.


For individuals struggling with the anxiety related to the current health crisis Telepsychology visits during the COVID19 outbreak are available.   


Allow my 30 years of stress management and crisis intervention experience help you cope today...            

EDUCATION

1983   BS    Bradley University - Psychology

1986   MA   Bradley University - Psychology
1992  PhD   Illinois Institute of Technology - Clinical Psychology

                   (APA approved program)               

CLINICAL TRAINING

1987-1990    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

1988-1991     Northwestern University School of Medicine

1991-1992     University of Chicago Hospitals    

 

The American Psychological Association (APA) currently ranks the Predoctoral Internship at the University of Chicago Hospitals among the top 20 Internships in the country (2019).

RESEARCH TRAINING

1988-1989    Children's Memorial Hospital 

1987-1990    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago      

1988-1991     Northwestern University School of  Medicine


Northwestern University School of Medicine and the University of Chicago Hospitals are both ranked in the top 20 "Best Medical Schools: Research" by US News and World Report.   

Dr. Baker is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who was fortunate to have received outstanding academic training as well as exceptional clinical and research opportunities that helped him develop a unique skill-set and expertise to help patients resolve a wide variety of difficulties that inhibit them from functioning at their optimal levels of health and wellness. 


Dr. Baker's clinical practice is empirically (research) based.  This "best  practice“ approach incorporates the latest empirically-based research findings from the fields of clinical psychology, health psychology and behavioral medicine.


For patients with medical conditions, Dr. Baker can work directly with their physician to develop a treatment approach that includes each patient's unique medical issues and health status.  


Three of Dr. Baker's research publications with Dr. Daniel S. Kirschenbaum in the areas of heath psychology and behavioral medicine (obesity treatment) are referenced in more than 700 scientific journal articles, as well as numerous academic and self-help books.

        

"help is only a phone call away"

Please feel free to call or email me with any questions.

Raymond C. Baker, PhD

Detweiller Executive Suites 809 West Detweiller Suite 819 Peoria, IL 61604

Phone (309) 681-0182 Fax (309) 692-0492

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Hours by Appointment Only

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