As a Christian Counselor, Dr. Sherry Baker strictly adheres to the Code of Ethics established by the American Association of Christian Counselors and the American Counseling Association:
American Counseling Association Code of Ethics
Most of all, Dr. Baker adheres to these seven ethical foundations:
1st FOUNDATION: Jesus Christ — our wonderful Counselor and the Apostle of our profession — is the pre-eminent model for Christian counseling, practice, ethics, and care ministry.
2nd FOUNDATION: Christian counseling maintains a committed, intimate relationship with the world-wide church, and individual counselors with a local body of believers.
3rd FOUNDATION: Christian counseling at its best is a Spirit-led process of change and growth, geared to help others mature in Christ by the skillful synthesis of counselor-assisted spiritual, psycho-social, familial, bio-medical, and environmental interventions.
4th FOUNDATION: Christian counselors are dedicated to excellence in client service, to ethical integrity in practice, and to respect for others.
5th FOUNDATION: Christian counselors accord the highest respect to the biblical revelation regarding human life, personhood, and the family.
6th FOUNDATION: The biblical and constitutional rights to free speech and religious freedom protects Christian counselor’s public identity and the explicit incorporation of spiritual practices in counseling.
7th FOUNDATION: Christian counselors are mindful of their representation of Christ and his church and are dedicated to honor their commitment and obligations in all social professional relations.
Competent Christian Counseling