Christine Baker, PhD, LPC, CSAT, EMDR
Founder and Clinical Director

Seeking therapy takes a lot of courage, whether it's your first time doing so or you've been here before. Whatever the reasoning may be for making this step, I am honored to have the opportunity to be an ally in your journey towards healing. My hope is to provide a warm, supportive environment that allows for a collaborative experience. Your story is welcome here!

Locations: Face-to-Face sessions in Birmingham and Online

Rates: $210/hour

Specialties: Sex addiction, betrayal trauma, adoption, complex trauma, somatic experiencing

Other Areas: Spiritual abuse, codependency, attachment parenting, depression, anxiety

About Me: Christine lives in Birmingham, AL with her husband, Austin, who is the Lead Pastor at Immanuel Church. She adopted her first daughter in December of 2018 and then had two more children over the next two years. The Bakers love reading (fun fact: in their home, they have over 1500 books), being outside - specifically going to the zoo, and everything Walt Disney World.

Licensure: Licensed Professional Counselor by the Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists (License Number: LPC00778) and Licensed Professional Counselor by the Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling (License Number: LPC04707).

Education: PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Regent University, Masters in Professional Counseling from Liberty University, and a Bachelors of Psychology from Samford University


  • Certified Sexual Addictions Therapist (CSAT) from the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) from The EMDR Institute
  • Traumatic Stress Studies Certificate from The Trauma Center at the Justice Resource Institute under Dr. Bessel van der Kolk.
  • National Certified Counselor by the National Board of Certified Counselors (#730431)
  • Approved Clinical Supervisor by the Center for Credentialing and Education (#ACS-4468)
  • Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP) in training - to complete in 2024

Trained In: Internal Family Systems (IFS), Polyvegal Theory, and Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI)

Marietta Office:
1640 Powers Ferry Road SE Building 22, Suite 300
Marietta, GA 30067

Birmingham Office:
4 Office Park Circle, Suite 212 Birmingham, AL 35223

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