Heather L Baker, MSW, LCSW
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose

Heather Baker, MSSW, LCSW



University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

920 Stanton L. Young Blvd / Oklahoma City / OK / 73126



Special Interests:

  • Anxiety and Mood Disorders in Children and Adolescents
  • Supplemental treatment of childhood behavioral and mental health disorders through parent training and support
  • Parent - Child Attachment
  • Treatment of Trauma and PTSD in Children and Adolescents
  • Mindfulness



  • Master of Science in Social Work / University of Texas at Arlington
  • Bachelor of Science in Social Work / Central Texas University
  • Associate of Arts in Social Sciences / Central Texas College


Licenses, Certifications, and Other Training:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker / Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers
  • Trust Based Relational Intervention
  • Child - Parent Psychotherapy
  • Circle of Security
  • Nurturing Parenting
  • Play Therapy
  • Filial Therapy
  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy
  • Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Nonprofit Management 


Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Association of Social Workers, Member



Heather Baker joined the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences as an instructor in July 2018. She has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Oklahoma since 2004.  She joins this team with experience in various behavioral health and non-profit social service settings including direct services to administrative oversight.  Her expertise is in working with children, youth and their families in the context of behavioral challenges and trauma experiences as well as supporting other clinicians in their work with clients.