Biblical Counseling Certification at College of Biblical Studies (CBS)

CBS is Houston's only Training Center for Biblical Counseling Certification 


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The College of Biblical Studies is pleased to announce its affiliation with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC) as their newest Certified Training Center (CTC), 
the only CTC in Greater Houston.

The training necessary to become certified as a Biblical counselor is now available in the form of five for-credit courses offered by the College of Biblical Studies. The courses are listed below and may be taken in isolation or as part of our Biblical Counseling degree program:

  • MSBC 3301: Introduction to Biblical Counseling
  • MSBC 3302: Theological Foundations of Biblical Counseling
  • MSBC 3303: Analysis of Common Counseling Problems
  • MSBC 3304: Marriage and Family
  • MSBC 4303: Counseling Process 

This training is retroactive! Those who have previously taken the five required courses have already met the training demands and do not need to repeat them. 

For nearly 40 years, the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC), formerly National Association of Nouthetic Counselors (NANC), has been certifying biblical counselors to ensure doctrinal integrity and to promote excellence in biblical counseling (click here to learn more about ACBC and its certification program). Please note: The courses offered in the curriculum are not designed to meet academic or other requirements of the State of Texas for licensure as a professional counselor.

To learn more about attaining certification, contact Kathy Perkins, 832-252-4625;

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