Baaba Hawthorne, LMFT

She/Her

Baaba is the Clinical Director at Two Chairs in Los Angeles.

She was drawn to the field of mental health witnessing the everyday struggles of individuals and families. In their struggles, she learned that mental health matters.She has a connection to treating those who struggle with substance use, come from wounded families and attending to the trauma and various mental health issues that come from these various conditions. She also has an understanding of how cultural influences can play a part in our mental health. Her approach is a combination of both evidenced-based practices and establishing a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship.

Individual Therapy Expertise

Top Specialty Areas
  • Addiction / Substance Use
  • Anxiety
  • Cultural Identity
  • Family of Origin
  • Perfectionism  
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma
  • Role Transitions
  • Relationships  
  • Stress Management / Burnout
  • Values and Goals
Top Therapy Modalities
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Humanistic/Transpersonal
  • Emotion Focused Therapies  
  • Psychodynamic
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Couples Therapy Expertise

Top Specialty Areas
Top Therapy Modalities

Baaba Hawthorne, LMFT

She/Her

Baaba is the Clinical Director at Two Chairs in Los Angeles.

She was drawn to the field of mental health witnessing the everyday struggles of individuals and families. In their struggles, she learned that mental health matters.She has a connection to treating those who struggle with substance use, come from wounded families and attending to the trauma and various mental health issues that come from these various conditions. She also has an understanding of how cultural influences can play a part in our mental health. Her approach is a combination of both evidenced-based practices and establishing a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship.

Individual Therapy Expertise

Top Specialty Areas
  • Addiction / Substance Use
  • Anxiety
  • Cultural Identity
  • Family of Origin
  • Perfectionism  
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma
  • Role Transitions
  • Relationships  
  • Stress Management / Burnout
  • Values and Goals
Top Therapy Modalities
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Humanistic/Transpersonal
  • Emotion Focused Therapies  
  • Psychodynamic
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Couples Therapy Expertise

Top Specialty Areas
Top Therapy Modalities
Education & Experience
  • Staff Therapist at Family Recovery Institute, San Rafael CA
  • Primary Therapist at Living at Reflections, Intensive Outpatient Program, Novato CA
  • Primary Therapist & Family Day Coordinator at Paradigm Treatment Centers, San Rafael CA
  • MFT Intern at Center for Individual and Family Counseling, North Hollywood CA
  • M.A. in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy at Pepperdine University, Malibu CA

Location
Los Angeles—Virtual Only
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