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Dr. Baca is a clinician and educator with 28 years of experience. He holds a doctorate and master's degree in clinical psychology and a master's degree in social work. He has supervised graduate and post graduate students and has taught classes in the marriage and family therapy graduate program at Christian Theological Seminary. He has had his work published in a number of publications concerning Imago Relationship theory and practice. He has presented national workshops in the area of marital therapy, working with character problems, object relations, envy, and pedophilia.

Dr. Baca was trained by Drs. Harville Hendrix and Pat Love as a Certified Imago Relationship Therapist and Couples Workshop Presenter respectively. He has worked in a variety of settings including a private practice in Santa Fe, New Mexico prior to moving to Indiana. His experience includes private practice in forensic psychology as well as a long term commitment to the theory and practice of Imago Therapy. Topics of interest for him include object relations theory, gestalt techniques, and Imago Therapy.  He has also consulted with private and public agencies and organizations in the areas of staff development, program development, and training. He loves helping couples blossom relationally by helping them understand themselves through their partner's experience of them.

Dr. Baca specializes in the following areas: couples and groups. He believes much like Harville Hendrix, that the wounding was relational and the healing must be relational. His humor, candor, honesty, as well as his clinical acumen are the cornerstones of his clinical skills. He is also an excellent teacher which includes clinical supervision of other social work and marriage and family therapy clinicians.

Dr. Baca and his wife, Rev. Shermie L. Schafer, also a Certified Imago Relationship Therapist, conduct couples Imago Workshops together. They work extraordinarily well together as prior workshop participants have stated:  "you have found your calling…please continue to bring happiness into the lives of others. You and Shermie are an excellent team." --Jim and Donna. Another participant stated, "Charlie and I are deeply grateful to both of you for all the energy you put into this past weekend." She also quoted her spouse as saying, "They are not only excellent presenters, they genuinely care which is what makes them so very effective." --Vivian and Charlie.

Dr. Baca, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the Union Institute, his masters degree in social work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an MA in clinical psychology from Central Michigan University. He has taught courses in cross cultural issues in marriage and family therapy, abnormal psychology, and other topics in undergraduate and graduate programs.

Dr. Baca is a bi-lingual Hispanic with centuries old roots in New Mexico. He loves tinkering and working on his sports car.