Dr. Paul Baker



Dr. Paul Baker is a developmental neuropsychologist who has worked with troubled children and youth for over twenty years. He currently resides in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA and Newcastle, NSW, Australia. He has direct experience in working with troubled youth as a special education teacher, school administrator, clinical administrator, psychologist, foster parent and adoptive parent. Dr Baker is the developer of The PersonBrain Model, a strength-based training program for working with challenging youth. The model incorporates brain-based strategies that are practical, effective and supportive of youth. Dr Baker provides brain-based consultative services to schools, child and youth care facilities, juvenile justice programs, residential facilities, and professional groups. Paul is a regular contributor to professional development in the field of neuroscience and youth work and is a frequent speaker at international conferences. He is Clinical Supervisor at Allambi-Care, NSW. Dr Baker is the co-author of two books, The Hopeful Brain: Relational Repair for Disconnected Children and Youth and The Minded Brain.