Therapeutic Values

We believe in:

  • The client right to self-determination and personal goal setting, as guided by the Adaptive Information Processing (AIP).
  • A therapist cannot and should not pre-determine what changes are not socially acceptable for a client because of political and social beliefs or causes.
  • The right of therapists and of professional organizations to not impose personal religious, ethical or political biases upon their clients.
  • The democratic ideal of freedom of speech, freedom of assembly and freedom of religion, for therapists, clients, and organizational leadership.
  • The pursuit of professional excellence in a posture of integrity, love and compassion towards our clients.
  • A professional atmosphere where each person has the right to speak freely, debate robustly, and judge people individually not collectively.
  • Personal virtue and responsibility as a necessary part of any successful organization or individual endeavor.

Statement of Faith

As Christians We Believe

[Adapted from The Apostles Creed.]

We believe in God, the Father Almighty,
creator of heaven and earth.

We believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord,
who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,
born of the Virgin Mary,
suffered under Pontius Pilate,
was crucified, died, and was buried;
he descended to the dead.
On the third day he rose again;
he ascended into heaven,
is seated at the right hand of the Father,
and will come again to judge the living and the dead.

We believe in the Holy Spirit,
our Advocate and Comforter,
who guides us into all the Truth,
the holy communion of believers,
the forgiveness of sins,
the resurrection of the body,
and the life everlasting. Amen.

As Christian Therapists We Believe

  • Humankind is created in the image of God, fashioned by His perfect design and given dominion to work and carry out His sovereign will in the world. Human nature derives from two historical human representations, male and female, created in God’s image. We bring our bodies, minds, emotions and volitions under the holiness of God to bring about His will for all of creation.
  • Unity with God was fractured when humankind voluntarily rebelled against God’s commands for flourishing. As a result, sin and death affect every element of creation, bringing about all kinds of suffering.
  • Human beings suffer as a result of their own sin, the sins of others, and living in a fallen world with an enemy prowling about to steal, kill, and destroy us. All types of suffering are a devastation, generating the need for healing and redemptive help from God.
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