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Biblical Counseling Basic Training

Basic Training Module


To equip Christians for discipleship and crisis counseling.


To examine what Scripture teaches about both our hearts (the root) and our behavior (the fruit), and how we are to repent, believe and obey Christ in life changing ways, and help others do the same.

  • Biblical Foundations —Heart Issues
  • History of Counseling Philosophy
  • Goal and Elements of Biblical Counseling
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Self-love, Self-esteem or Self-worship?
  • Spousal Roles, Relationships and Intimacy
  • Parental Attitudes and Goals
  • Child Rearing and Discipline
  • Anger,Fear, Worry, Depression & Guilt
  • Self-Control, Breaking Life-Dominating Sins


Book List for Reading Assignments

Reading assignments are available in the following:.

In MS Word DOCX Format to download and fill out in Word..
 In Adobe PDF Format easier for all to download and print.

Biblical Counseling is modeled through viewing and discussing video taped counseling sessions, Q & A , and role playing.

This module provides all the instruction required for ACBC Certification.


Track Two


These advanced courses are aimed to help the counselor become more skilled in helping people. Taught by experienced and qualified people working in the area being addressed, these advanced studies will equip the counselor to better help people grow and change.

Note:     Completion of a Basic Training Module
or a ACBC approved Level 1 or Track 1 Course is a prerequisite.

Hermeneutics for the Biblical Counselor

Feb 18

9am - Noon

This session is an introduction to the science and art of interpretaion with special attention to the application of Scripture to Counseling. The session also includes a consideration of the theological realities that form the basis of a proper approach.

Counseling from Ephesians

March 18

9am - Noon

This course will review and interpret the godly roles of marriage, family and work through the eyes of Ephesians 1-3. We will see how Ephesians is the door to the rest of Scripture as well as how God is deeply involved in our counsel and how that effects change.

Counseling Those with Medical Conditions

April 22

9am - Noon

This session addresses a biblical view of medical issues. involving biological and psychosomatic diseases, syndromes and illnesses. The spiritual and physical aspects of counseling will be addressed in the context of physically related medical issues.

Helping Those in Difficult Marriages

May 20

9am - Noon

This session will deal with especially difficult marital situations as we come alongside those in marriages burdened by pornography, dealing with an emotionally oppressive spouse, etc.



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* 2738 Pennyroyal Road * Miamisburg, Ohio 45342 *
PO Box 327 * Springboro, Ohio 45066

(937) 885-2143