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Deitra Baker


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Empowering parents with insider knowledge to navigate the unique challenges of the entertainment industry and support their young actors' journeys with confidence and expertise.

Empowering Parents in the Entertainment Industry

Deitra Baker Licensed Therapist

Deitra Baker, Licensed Therapist

Emotional intelligence is the unique intersection of both the head and the heart.

As a licensed therapist and a mom of a child actor, Deitra understands the joys and complexities that come with nurturing young talent in the entertainment industry. Drawing from her experience, Deitra has crafted this series to address the specific needs and concerns of families with aspiring child performers.

Course Details

Our goal is to empower you with the tools and resources to navigate the unique challenges of raising and supporting children in the entertainment industry while ensuring their well-being, education, and success. This series is tailored to help you guide your child along their path with confidence and clarity.

In this session, we'll explore the crucial role parents and guardians play in supporting their child's journey in the entertainment industry. We'll discuss creating a safe and supportive environment for your child, both on and off-set. From setting boundaries to fostering open communication, we'll cover practical strategies to ensure your child feels empowered and protected throughout their career.

Session 1:

Understanding Your Role as a Parent/Guardian and Your Child's Safe Space

Representation is critical in the entertainment industry; having the right team behind your child can make all the difference. In this session, we'll delve into the benefits of having good representation, including agents, managers, coaches, etc. We'll discuss what to look for in an agent or manager, having reasonable expectations, and building a successful partnership that works for you and your child.

Session 2:

The Benefits of Having Good Representation

The entertainment industry can be exhilarating, but it also comes with its fair share of challenges that can take a toll on your mental health. In this session, we'll explore why prioritizing mental health is essential for both you and your child's well-being. We'll discuss practical strategies for managing stress, coping with rejection, and maintaining balance amidst the demands of the industry. 

Session 3:

Why Your Mental Health is Important on This Journey and How to Protect It

The entertainment industry is fast-paced and ever-changing, and navigating its demands can be overwhelming. In this session, we'll break down the industry's expectations and provide practical tips for managing auditions, callbacks, and bookings. We'll equip you with the knowledge and skills to thrive in this competitive landscape. Join us as we navigate the ins and outs of the entertainment industry together.

Session 4:

Navigating the Industry's Demands

Insider Knowledge: Gain valuable insights and understanding of the entertainment industry, including its unique dynamics, terminology, and expectations, to navigate your child's career journey more effectively.

Empowerment: Feel empowered with practical strategies and tools to support your child's aspirations while ensuring their well-being, education, and overall success in the industry.

Safety and Protection: Learn how to create a safe and supportive environment for your child, both on and off-set, by understanding industry standards, advocating for their safety, and setting appropriate boundaries.

Mental Health Awareness: Recognize the unique stressors and challenges that come with a career in entertainment, and gain strategies to prioritize and protect both your and your child's mental health throughout their journey.​

Benefit of Parents of Children on Set Course

Community and Support: Connect with other parents facing similar challenges and concerns, and benefit from a supportive community where you can share experiences, seek advice, and learn from each other's successes and setbacks.

Practical Skills: Acquire practical skills for managing auditions, schedules, and other aspects of your child's career, enabling you to navigate the demands of the industry more effectively.

Balanced Growth: Learn how to balance your child's education, career aspirations, and personal development to ensure they thrive both professionally and personally in the entertainment world.

Professional Guidance: Benefit from the expertise and guidance of Deitra Baker, a licensed therapist and parent with firsthand experience in the entertainment industry, who has tailored this course specifically to address the needs of families like yours.

Free Intro Class Interest Form

Fill out the form below to be added to an upcoming free intro class. In this class, you will get an overview of the sessions and will be able to ask questions you may have.

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