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April Baker-Griffin

Adjunct Professor, Counseling Psychology

MS, Clinical Psychology, Pepperdine University
BA, Sociology, University of California Riverside


April Baker-Griffin has been a faculty member at Mount Saint Mary’s University (MSMU) since 2015 and teaches in the undergraduate and graduate psychology programs. Aprill completed her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology at UC, Riverside and her Master’s of Science in Clinical Psychology at Pepperdine University.

April has worked in a variety of mental health settings, including community mental health, substance abuse treatment and homeless outreach. Aprill also worked for LA County Department of Mental Health for 9 years in various capacities.

April is currently working on a PhD of Psychology with an emphasis on Media and Technology. Some of her research interest’s include Brain and Behavior, Neuroscience, Yoga and treatment the of mental health diagnoses, technology’s influence on mental health & quality of life and the impact media & technology has on interpersonal connectedness. In addition to teaching at MSMU, she has a private practice and consulting/training work for various community organizations.