The Solihten Institute

The Summit Counseling Center is accredited by The Solihten Institute (, an association of over 500 professional counseling Centers located in 220 locations throughout the United States and Japan. These independent counseling centers provide spiritually integrated counseling, psychotherapy, education and consulting.

The Institute provides affiliated Centers with administrative and financial consultation, accreditation, spiritual integration training and resources, management resources, educational events, leadership development, new program development, national representation and research. The Institute’s mission is to help affiliated Centers provide team-oriented, cost-efficient counseling, education, and consultation which emphasize the interrelatedness of mind, body, spirit, and community.

The Summit joined the Solihten Institute and received provisional accreditation in April of 2008 followed by a site visit and full accreditation in 2010.

Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator

With more than 225,000 charities rated, our comprehensive ratings shine a light on the cost-effectiveness and overall health of a charity’s programs, including measures of stability, efficiency, and sustainability. The metrics inform donors of not just where their dollars are going but what their dollars are doing. In 2022, The Summit earned a 4 Star Rating and 97% overall score.

Guidestar By Candid

Candid was formed in 2019 when GuideStar and Foundation Center merged. Candid is a nonprofit that provides the most comprehensive data and insights about the social sector.Every year, millions of nonprofits spend trillions of dollars around the world. We find out where that money comes from, where it goes, and why it matters. Through research, collaboration, and training, Candid connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to do it. Based on a review of our most recently available financials, Candid has awarded The Summit the 2023 Gold Seal of Transparency.