Bailey Franklin graduated from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, with a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish, and from Antioch University – Los Angeles, with a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and a specialization in Affirmative Therapy. Prior to his time with Paradigm, he served as an individual and family therapist for adolescents and adults in an outpatient clinic for co-occurring disorders of substance use and major depressive and/or anxiety disorders. He has additional experience in Motivational Interviewing and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT).
Bailey specializes in issues surrounding childhood trauma, sexual and gender identity, substance use disorders, and family systems. He uses a strength-based integrative approach of Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral and Mindfulness interventions to encourage teens to envision and invite growth and change. Bailey enjoys the energy and creativity of teens and shares his interests in food, music, and studying guitar.