Who We Are
Jim Baker, PhD – Dr. Baker has a PhD in Higher Education Administration from The University of Texas at Austin. He served in the U.S. Navy for 30 years and in Adult Probation for 12 years. He is interested in sharing the “secrets” of relationships he and his wife Kay have developed together over their 24 years of married bliss.
Kay Baker, PhD – Dr. Baker has a PhD in Counseling and Student Development from The American University in Washington, D.C. She served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 20 years and in Adult Probation for 16 years. She is the Director of a 100-bed, co-ed Residential Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility. Through her guidance, the Center enjoys an 84 percent success rate.
Ron Mottern, PhD - Dr. Mottern has a PhD in Educational Psychology & Research from the University of Tennessee. He is Choice Theory/Reality Therapy Certified, and Certified in Clinical Hypnosis. He has worked in Residential Treatment, Intensive Outpatient Treatment, Outpatient Treatment, and Individual Treatment for 15 years, helping people build healthy lives and loving relationships. He was the Relationships Psychology Examiner for the Knoxville (TN) Examiner and his articles may be read at http://www.examiner.com/relationship-psychology-in-knoxville/ron-mottern.
Andrea Mottern - Andrea is the wife of Ron, and the daughter of Jim and Kay. When she is not acting as the Public Relations Director for CCS, she is the Office Manager for a chiropractic clinic and an Anthropology student at Austin Community College.