Dr. Mary Baker-Ericzén is a licensed psychologist and is the director at the Intricate Mind Institute (IMI). For over 20 years she has provided psychological assessment and treatment specializing in child, adolescent, and adult mental health and neurodevelopmental disabilities including learning differences as Autism Spectrum Disorders (Autism, Asperger’s, PDDnos, NVLD), Attention Deficits (ADHD), Learning Disabilities, Executive Functioning Deficits and Anxiety, Depression, Behavior Disorders. She is experienced using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis, Social Skills Training and has developed a Cognitive Enhancement Training curriculum, “Train your Brain.”
She received her Master’s in counseling and her Doctorate in clinical, school and counseling psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She completed her internship and post-doctoral work at the University of California, San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital. She is also a research scientist at the Child and Adolescent Services Research Center (CASRC) at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego conducting NIMH and foundation funded research. She is an adjunct faculty at the University of San Diego in the Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) program in the School of Leadership and Educational Sciences and clinical faculty at the University of California, San Diego Department of Psychiatry. She is also a faculty member of the Special Education Advocacy Certificate (SEAC) program at USD. She provides services and works collaboratively in a number of community programs including the Autism Discover Institute (ADI) at Rady Children’s Hospital, the COMPASS Family Center, and the Exceptional Families Resource Center (EFRC). She has published over 35 articles and chapters and served as an editorial reviewer for various journals in the areas of autism spectrum disorders, developmental disabilities, child mental health conditions and services, maternal depression and co-occurring mental health and developmental disability conditions. She has held leadership positions in community committees as the Health & Human Services Agencies, Children’s Mental Health Super Outcomes Committee, Children’s Mental Health Services System of Care Committee and Executive Committee, Advisory Committee for Partnership for Women’s Health, California Institute of Mental Health Large County Evaluation Committee, Council of Investigators, and Autism Services Committee. She has participated in the development and evaluation of multiple community collaborative programs and evaluation projects and won various awards as the NCQA honors of Quality Profiles, Leadership Series: Focus on Depression Award and the Partners Par Excellence Award, Kids Included Together.