Jeff Baker is a mental health counselor, educator, and noted journalist and activist.
Through his involvement with national organizations such as Mental Health America, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, the School District of Philadelphia, and the Trevor Project, Jeff Baker has had a notable impact in the fields of education and mental health. A devoted student of psychology and sociology since high school––when he was first published as a writer––Jeff’s his commentary on social justice issues has appeared in numerous publications, including Huffington Post, Teen Vogue, The Good Men Project, and Education Post.
In 2016, Jeff earned an M.Phil.Ed. in Professional Counseling from the University of Pennsylvania. The following year, at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Jeff earned an Ed.M. in Human Development and Psychology.
As a trained counselor, Jeff has expertise in mental health lies in feminist therapy, sociocultural issues, parenting and trauma therapy, as well as advocacy and policy. Broadly, Jeff's work in education focuses on juvenile justice and school mental health.
In addition to his work around education and mental health, Jeff is a vocal advocate for initiatives to prevent bullying, child abuse and sexual assault.