Our Staff

Brenda Baker, MEd, LISAC

Primary Therapist

Brenda Baker, Med, LISAC originally started her career in substance use at Sierra Tucson in 1990 where she served as a family therapist and subsequently, as a primary therapist working with individuals struggling with substance use disorder and co-occurring disorders. Throughout her tenure at Sierra Tucson she has been a primary therapist in a variety of programs, including Mood & Anxiety, Addiction Recovery, and Pain Recovery. Prior to returning to Sierra Tucson in 2017, Brenda worked as a substance use disorder clinician and clinical director for Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse in Tucson, AZ. Brenda holds a Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration and another in Accounting, as well as a Master of Education in Counseling and Guidance. Additionally, she is a licensed independent substance abuse counselor. Brenda is committed to the process of healing in her personal life and helping individuals identify their strengths to empower themselves in recognizing their ability to continue to healing, maintain sobriety and emotional wellness.

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The time spent at Sierra Tucson was the true beginning of my journey. Not only did I overcome my addictions, but I began to focus on the root causes that created my compulsions. I understand myself so much better now.

– Anonymous Client
We Work With
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • + Many More
Marks of Quality Care
These accreditations are an official recognition of our dedication to providing treatment that exceeds the standards and best practices of quality care.
  • Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA)
  • GeneSight
  • National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)
  • National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS)
  • Neurostar