Yael Baldwin, Ph.D
Department: Psychology, Art Therapy
Office:  Founders 202
P.O. Box:  6702
Phone:  (828) 689-1186
  • B.A., Bard College, 1995
  • M.S., University of Chicago, 1998
  • M.A., Duquesne University, 1999
  • Ph.D., Duquesne University, 2004
  • Duke University, 2004.

Dr. Yael Baldwin is a Professor of Psychology at Mars Hill University. Her Ph.D. is in clinical psychology and she is trained in identifying psychological suffering and offering treatments in how to suffer less and thrive more. She is the author of Let’s Keep Talking: Lacanian Tales of Love, Sex, and Other Catastrophes (2016) and is a co-editor of Lacan and Addiction: An Anthology (2011). Her articles have appeared in The International Lacanian Review, Pscyhoanaltyische Perspectieven, Theory and Psychology, The Lacanian Compass, and elsewhere. Her chapter “On an ex post facto syllabary” can be found in the first of the three-volume anthology, Reading Lacan’s Ecrits (2019). She speaks on myriad mental health approaches, both nationally and internationally, most recently at London’s Freud Museum. She obtained her B.A at Bard College, her Master’s at the University of Chicago, and her Ph.D. at Duquesne University. She loves teaching and living in Asheville, NC.