HomeAcademicsGraduate ProgramsGraduate Certificate in Biblical Care and Counselling

Graduate Certificate in Biblical Care and Counselling

The Graduate Certificate in Biblical Care and Counselling applies theology practically in the lives of broken and hurting people. This certificate is designed to:

This graduate certificate will be of special interest to active church leaders looking to provide wisdom, care, hope, and love, trusting God’s Word by His Spirit. The five courses are designed to be sufficient and relevant, equipping you to encourage deep, meaningful, and lasting change.

Five Course Curriculum

5 course certificate circle

1. Practical Principles of Biblical Counselling

A look at how to practically walk with people as they share their hurts and brokenness.

2. Theological Foundations for Biblical Counselling

An examination of the foundations of a Christ-centred, Biblical theology which shape and build a structure of biblical counselling within the church and encourage biblical qualities of a counsellor.

3. Typical Problems in Biblical Counselling

Topics include addictions, worry, fear, anxiety, doubt, grief suffering, and depression.

4. Marriage and Family Counselling

A study of practical and theological responses to problems faced in marriage and family.

5. Biblical Counselling Practicum (in-class)

The student will grow in counselling self-awareness within the context of both understanding and practicing the process of biblical counselling.

Class Delivery:

Four courses will comprise of four days per semester in class divided into two day sessions (Friday 1pm-9pm and Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm).
One course will be full week long module of in-class practical excercises to help you better understand the process of biblical counselling.

Apply to a Program or Register for a Course

Apply to Heritage Seminary

Current Student Login to myHeritage and register.

For further information please contact the Registrar’s Office.