Natalie Baker, LMHC is a licensed psychotherapist, Certified NeurOptimal® Neurofeedback Trainer, Meditation Teacher in NYC
Natalie Baker, founder of Buddhist Psychotherapy NY & Neurofeedback Training Co. (Neurofeedback NY), is a licensed psychotherapist and an advanced certified neurofeedback trainer in New York. She has been in private practice since 2000. She works with conditions such as PTSD, trauma, anxiety, depression, and relationship issues and over 20 years experience with mindfulness training.
“My practice and study of Buddhism informs the process of my work. For example, I weave the meditation techniques of mindfulness and awareness into sessions through encouraging clients to use their present moment awareness as our guide”.
Anxiety, Depression, Life Transition Issues, Relationship Issues, Trauma, PTSD, ADHD, Spiritual Impasses, Parenting, Meditation/Relaxation, Emotional Communication and Intimacy
Individual Psychotherapy, Marriage Counseling, Neurofeedback Training (EEG biofeedback), Group Therapy, Relationship Counseling, Premarital Counseling
Click here to learn more about neurofeedback – Some clients chose to do neurofeedback brain training as a stand-alone support for help with anxiety, depression or ADHD or in conjunction with contemplative psychotherapy.
Neurofeedback Therapy For Professionals
Read Natalie’s Review on Neurofeedback: Why I Added NeurOptimal® Neurofeedback to My Therapy Practice
Lectures on Buddhist Psychology
Listen to recent podcasts Natalie Baker gave in NYC on such topics as: Buddhist psychology, meditation, and mindfulness in daily life, mindful parenting and our relationships.
Natalie Baker discusses the Buddhist concepts of ego and egolessness. If there is no “ego”, no “self”, no “me”, then who am I?
The Buddha taught that there are three qualities of life that we can’t escape: impermanence, feeling unsatisfied, and selflessness. We typically know these qualities as the experience of surprise when things change, constantly wanting life to be different than it is, and not knowing who we are. What if these qualities were actually the stepping stones to appreciating life?
In the midst of great turmoil, the Buddhist teachings encourage us that all is not lost. Our fundamental nature is not problematic. We can clean up our messes.
We’re addicted to our phones. Can mindfulness help? Natalie Baker discusses why we relate to our phones as a lifeline, and how meditation can help us keep things in perspective.
Natalie Baker draws from the new book, “The Lost Art of Good Conversation” by Sakyong Mipham Riponche, as a basis for exploring how to communicate mindfully and how to avoid the pitfalls of communicating from negative emotions.
We all experience loss: a cherished possession; the end of a relationship; the death of a loved one… How does the path of meditation help us make friends with loss?
We spend so much time trying to avoid feeling bad. Sometimes even feeling good is difficult to accept. How do we get off this emotional roller coaster?
When bad things happen it’s tempting to think we, or the world, are unworkable. Natalie Baker discusses some traditional Buddhist teachings about engaging with negative events as they arise.
We all experience fear. How does the gentleness cultivated in meditation practice help us work with this experience? Is true fearlessness possible?
Places to Meditate