About the classes . . .

Coming Soon! Life Solutions Counseling Training Center!
Stay tuned for the BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!
Enrollment Begins Soon!!!
The student must successfully complete each of the four, ten week modules in order to be eligible to take the IABC (International Association of Biblical Counselors) exams, followed by 50 hours of practicum.

The Counseling and Training Center is located at 6501 Vandre Ave Louis KY 40228.
Modules - $350 each or $1200 for the entire course when paid in advance ($200 savings), books are not included or $35 for registration. Online classes option $375 per Module or $1300 for the entire course when paid in advance ($200 savings). Books are not included or $35 registration fee. All Pastors and paid Staff receive a 50% discount.
The Counseling and Training Center is a ministry of Farmdale Church of the Nazarene located 6501 Vandre Ave, Louisville, KY 40228. All classes and sessions take place on site.

  • Module 1 (Ten Weeks) 

    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 (Ten Weeks)

    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 (Ten Weeks)

    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 (Ten Weeks)

    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