Cynthia Baum-Baicker, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist in full-time private practice for individuals, couples, and families with offices in Philadelphia and Doylestown, PA. She was previously Board Chair of The Scattergood Foundation for Behavioral Health and sits on the Advisory Board of the Scattergood Program for the Applied Ethics of Behavioral Health at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Baum-Baicker trained in psychoanalysis with American Academy of Psychoanalysis and is a graduate of the Washington Psychoanalytic Center’s New Directions Program. Founder of the Wisdom Project for the American Psychological Association, Div 39, Dr. Baum-Baicker is also past-president of the section on couples and family therapy. She began her career in the area of clinical gerontology at the Philadelphia Geriatric Center, teaching in the graduate school at Villanova University and as a research psychologist in the Social Systems Sciences Dept at the Wharton School at U Penn. Dr. Baum-Baicker has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Temple University and a B.A. magna cum laude from Washington University in St Louis. An avid amateur violinist/chamber musician, she lives in Upper Bucks County and Center City, Philadelphia with her husband, dog, and two cats and, has two grown children.