Life Solutions Counseling and Training Center

About the classes . . .

The Training Center will be opening early in 2015.


The student must successfully complete each of the 12 week modules in order to be eligible to take the AABC (American Academy of Biblical Counselors) or  IABC (International Association of Biblical Counselors) exams. 

 

Each Module costs $200 ($250 online), plus books and $35 for registration. 

Classes are located at 1309 N. Elizabeth Ave. Ferguson, MO.

The Counseling and Training Center is located behind the Ferguson Church of the Nazarene.

 

Module 1  

 

Introduction to Counseling Theology

Required reading/listening:

- A Theology of Christian Counseling - Adams

- Basic Biblical Theology CD/Cass.

- Equipped to Counsel (Student Notebook) - Henderson

 

The Biblical Foundation for Self-Awareness

 Required reading:

- Jesus Christ Self-Denial Or Self-Esteem - Tyler

- The Biblical View of Self-Esteem, Self-Love, Self-Image - Adams

- Psychology As Religion The Cult of Self-Worship - Vitz

- Self-Esteem: Are We Really Better Than We Think? - Tyler

 

 

 Register for Module 1

 

 

Module 2  

 

Fundamentals of Biblical Counseling

Required reading:

- Competent to Counsel - Adams

- The Christian Counselor's Manual - Adams

- Deceptive Diagnosis When Sin Is Called Sickness - Tyler/Grady

 Deceptive Diagnosis: ADHD- Tyler/Grady

 

A Comparative Analysis of Biblical Theology and Humanistic Psychology

 Required reading:

- Why Christians Can't Trust Psychology - Bulkley

 

Begin Topics in Biblical Counseling

Required reading:

- Self Confrontation w/CD - Broger

 

 

 Register for Module 2

 

 

 

Module 3

 

Marriage and Family Counseling

Required reading:

- Teach Them Diligently: How To Use The Scriptures In Child Training - Lou Priolo

- Shepherding a Child’s Heart – Tedd Tripp

- Strengthening Your Marriage – Wayne Mack

 

The Biblical Basis For Counseling

Required reading:

- Biblical Directionism - Dennis Frey

 Register for Module 3

 



Module 4

Biblical Counseling Practicum

Required reading:

- Curing the Heart: A Model for Biblical Counseling - Eyrich/Hines

-Overview of Biblical Counseling

-Setting Up Your Biblical Counseling Ministry

- 50 hours of supervised counseling upon completion of the IABC exams

 

  Register for Module 4