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Career Counselor San Diego

Judy Kaplan Baron, Ph.D.,
San Diego's highly effective Master Career Counselor,
Nationally Certified Career Counselor,  &
Registered Professional Career Counselor.
She is also a Marriage & Family Therapist, and
Speech Coach / Trainer.

She offers Career Counseling, Career Coaching, Interview Coaching, Personal and Relationship Counseling, Speech Coaching, Presentation Skills Coaching, Workshops & Training plus Executive and Entrepreneur Coaching.  For more specifics, read below.

Judy Kaplan Baron earned a B.A. in Speech, a M.S. in Counseling and a Ph.D. in Education.  As a counselor, she helps people improve their lives by clarifying issues, identifying alternatives, and building skills.  She helps them make adjustments and decisions which positively impact their lives.   

Considered an expert in career development, she has assisted thousands of people in entering, changing and developing their careers.  For seven years, she served as Assistant Director of the America Online Career Center.  She was recruited by and taught at the University of California, San Diego extension, in their Career Counseling Certificate Program.  For over 25 years, Judy Kaplan Baron has been listed among the valuable resources in the best selling career development books, What Color Is Your Parachute? (Bolles) and Perfect Resume Strategies (Jackson).  She is also a frequent speaker at national and international conventions for other career counseling and career development professionals.  Click below on the blue words for a link to information on that subject.  If you:

- need help with career development,

- are making a career or job change,

- need to learn to interview better

- want to improve your job search success, or

- want help solving on-the-job issues, she can help! 

If you'd like more information regarding her career counseling, click here. Career Counseling Description


As a therapist, Judy Kaplan Baron is empathetic, understanding, practical, down-to-earth and solution-oriented.  She works with people, generally on a short-term basis, helping them make realistic changes and decisions which significantly improve their lives.  If you have relationship issues or suffer from depression, poor self-esteem,  loss, anxiety, or other personal issues, she can help.  For more information regarding personal counseling, click here.   For information on  Personal / Marriage Counseling, click here.

As a trainer, Judy Kaplan Baron specializes in conducting training programs which center around interpersonal communication and lifestyle management skills.  She teaches Effective Presentations for Busy People, Performance Management, How to Succeed in Promotional Interviews, Successful Career Development, and a variety of Interpersonal Communication programs.  She has been called, "a breath of fresh air."  Judy Kaplan Baron has worked with organizations including the American Institute of Banking, Apple Computer, Baxter Healthcare, Dial, Foodmaker, Kaiser Permanente, SAIC, TRW, and U.S. West plus a whole host of Cities, Counties, and governmental organizations, (including San Diego, San Mateo, Sunnyvale, and Escondido), State governmental organizations (including the California Department of Justice and the State of California). Her experience with Federal Government includes working with NAS - North Island, Comptroller’s Office and the U.S. Marine Corps at 29 Palms.  She has also conducted training programs for the University of California, San Diego and San Diego State University.  If you'd like more information regarding the training programs she offers, click here. Training Programs   

In addition to all this, Judy Kaplan Baron is an active public speaker. She presented the closing address at the San Diego Women's Opportunity Week All Day Event and spoke for three years at the San Diego Regional Conference for Women. Her audiences have also included a wide variety of professional associations such as those for coroners, educational administrators, forensic consultants, landscape architects, law enforcement professionals, respiratory therapists, women in government, and others. She is known for her practical, down-to-earth speaking and training style which is informative as well as motivating.

Judy Kaplan Baron has authored four books/CDs,  Presentation Skills for Busy People: Over 250 Bottom-Line Techniques to Captivate and Influence Others,  Terrific Training Techniques for Career Development Practitioners: Over 50 Exercises, Games and Activities, More Terrific Training Techniques for Career Development Practitioners, and Successful Interviewing:  Bottom Line Tools, Tips and Techniques.



Judy Kaplan Baron has partnered with an extremely successful executive and entrepreneur coach, Judith Pitman.  Judith is a results-oriented executive and entrepreneur coach.  She has coached hundreds of business leaders on 5 continents to focus on strategies and tactics that ensure rapid growth and profitability in their enterprises.  She earned a MBA degree and has held executive positions at the corporate level as well as achieved outstanding success as a founding entrepreneur of two businesses.  Her clients include Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Southern California Edison, Manufacturers Hanover Trust and Star Systems.  Recently, as an international business coach for Tony Robbins, Chet Holmes and John Assaraf, she has inspired her clients to achieve exceptional results in both their personal and business growth.

Judith's ideal clients are executives, business professionals and entrepreneurs who are dedicated to consistently excel in their personal and business growth and know that . . . every winner has a coach!  For more information on business coaching, click here:


Contact Information

Judy Kaplan Baron (and associates) are available at

(858) 558-7400 or 


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