Introduction to Biblical Counseling

Roger G. DePriest

Tuesdays 9:00am–12:15pm

Introduction to Biblical Counseling is an entry level course designed to introduce the student to biblical counseling (1) as a movement, including its key leaders and their writings, and (2) as a distinctive means of discipleship, with particular focus on methodology and the most common issues encountered by counselors. 

As a result of taking this course, the student will be able to trace the history of the modern biblical counseling movement, understand how biblical counseling coheres with and is a subset of Christian discipleship, recognize and apply the basic elements of biblical counseling and apply them to case studies, and, finally, develop a general understanding of the broad categories of personal and interpersonal issues that are indicative of the human condition.

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Course Requirements

  • 35% - Reading (Approx. 1500 pages)
  • 10% - Participation & Discussion (weekly)
  • 30% - Writing Assignments (3 @ 900–1200 words each)
  • 12% - Case Analyses
  • 13% - Student-Led Case Study