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Christian Counseling




3 Months

About the Course

Christian Counseling

Total Credit hours : 20

3 Months Program

Weekly Class 1 per week

Textbooks included

A Certificate in Christian Counseling is a specialized program designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to offer counseling services within a Christian or faith-based context. These programs typically integrate psychological counseling principles with Christian theology and ethics. Here's what you can generally expect from a Certificate in Christian Counseling program:

1. Core Curriculum:

Certificate programs in Christian Counseling typically include core courses that cover key aspects of counseling, psychology, and Christian faith integration, including:

  • Counseling Techniques: Training in counseling theories, techniques, and best practices for helping individuals and families.

  • Integration of Faith and Counseling: Examining how Christian beliefs and values can be integrated into the counseling process while respecting the client's faith background.

  • Psychological Assessment: Learning to assess and diagnose mental health issues and emotional struggles.

  • Ethical and Professional Considerations: Exploring ethical guidelines and legal considerations in counseling, with a focus on Christian ethics.

2. Theological Foundations:

These programs emphasize the study of Christian theology and teachings relevant to counseling, including biblical perspectives on healing, forgiveness, and personal growth.

3. Practical Application:

Many programs include supervised practical experiences, case studies, and role-play exercises to help students apply counseling skills in a Christian context.

4. Ethical and Spiritual Considerations:

Discussion of ethical considerations in Christian counseling, including issues related to confidentiality, boundaries, and cultural sensitivity.

5. Certification:

Upon completing a Certificate in Christian Counseling program, individuals may receive a certificate recognizing their expertise in Christian counseling.

6. Career Opportunities:

Graduates of these programs can pursue various career opportunities, including:

  • Christian Counselor: Providing counseling services within churches, Christian counseling centers, or private practice, with a focus on integrating faith into the therapeutic process.

  • Church Counseling Ministry: Serving as a counseling minister or counselor within a church or religious organization.

  • Mental Health Support: Assisting individuals and families dealing with emotional or psychological challenges within a Christian context.

  • Marriage and Family Counseling: Specializing in marriage and family therapy from a Christian perspective.

  • Christian Life Coaching: Offering coaching services that blend counseling principles with Christian faith for personal and spiritual growth.

Before enrolling in a Certificate in Christian Counseling program, individuals should consider their career goals and whether the program aligns with their aspirations for providing counseling services within a Christian or faith-based context.


20 Credits CC510 Intro to Counseling 3 CC11 Biblical Counseling 3 credit hours CC15 Helping Relationships (3 credit hours) CC500 Human Development and Change (3 credit hours) CC 223 Introduction to Psychology: Christian Counseling Perspectives (3 credit hours) CC 225 Crisis Counseling (3 credit hours) CC 226 Developing a Counseling Ministry (3 credit hours) CC525a Ethics and Professional Orientation (3 credits)

These Courses are required for those who want to go forth into an Associate or Bachelor - 20 Credits CC602 Counseling and Physiology (3 credits) CC704 Models of counseling (3 credits) Addictions Series - online (3 credits CC512 Psychopathology (3 credit hours) CC 224 Intro to Counseling Study Guide (3 credit hours) CC 223 Pastoral Counseling 3 credit hours CC 344 Action Plan / why would you say Christian Counseling is Important from what you have study in this course

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