ACBC Training

Association of Certified Biblical Counselors


January 16 – April 10
2nd & 4th Saturdays
8 am – 1 pm


16615 N 43rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85053
Room C204


$70/pastor or pastor’s wife


Tom Angstead
Grace Bible Church


What is ACBC?

ACBC (Association of Certified Biblical Counselors) exists to equip you to minister the Bible faithfully to those all around you who are in need of God’s truth. They come alongside individuals to train and verify that they are faithfully ministering the Word of God in the counseling room. ACBC offers a comprehensive biblical counseling certification program that is rigorous, but attainable.

Starting January 16, NCC will offer classes every 2nd and 4th Saturday to take participants through the Phase 1 Training Course.

What is the curriculum for Phase 1?

Topics included in the training are:

Orientation to and Dynamics of Biblical Counseling

  • Introduction to Biblical Counseling
  • Key Elements of Biblical Counseling
  • Medical Issues
  • How People Change Part 1
  • How People Change Part 2

Frequent Issues in Counseling

  • Conflict Resolution & Reconciliation
  • Trials & Suffering
  • Anger
  • Depression
  • Fear & Worry

Husband and Wife Relationships

  • Biblical Basis for Marriage
  • Husband & Wife Roles
  • Divorce and Remarriage
  • Communication
  • Biblical Sexuality

Parent and Child Relationships

  • Biblical Parenting
  • Parental Discipline
  • Psychology & Christian Counseling
Please register by December 20 to guarantee that you receive a printed manual when training begins on January 16.