Steve Baker

Steve Baker holds a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling and has over 30 years experience in the mental health, behavioral sciences, and clinical supervision.  He has also an adjunct psychology professor and consultant for a graduate counseling program.   He is Licensed Professional Counselor and an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor.  Steve retired from the United States Air Force in 2000.  He is the founder of the private practice, New Start Counseling, and the co-founder of The Change Group, a Lynchburg, VA-based total life private practice.  He has specialized training in addictions, trauma, anxiety, depression and co-occurring disorders.

From Steve:

“I consider it a privilege to work with people who desire to make lasting change in their lives.  I am especially excited about working with people from a solution focused total life perspective.  I think some of my greatest strengths involve a strong belief in an empathetic approach that accurately fits the therapeutic intervention to the person that I am working with.  I can say without hesitation that truly I enjoy being involved in a process where people make positive lasting life change.”  

 A Favorite Quote from Henry David Thoreau:

“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.”


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(portions of this page reprinted by permission from Change, Inc.’s St. Louis Counseling site)