Alana Baum, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist, Mental Health, Education writer

Alana Baum is a clinical psychologist and an adjunct professor at Northwestern University Medical School. In addition to providing therapy to adults and teens, she lectures on bullying and teaches hate to psychologists, parents and schools; was Co-Founder of the Jasper Against Batten Foundation, a non-profit to fight a rare children's disease that began as a teacher-student led initiative at 17 local schools in Chicago. Dr. Baum was also a CPS Local School Council member and remains committed to supporting teachers as well as programming in the public school system that help children grow emotionally as well as academically.