Organization

American Board of Examiners in Pastoral Counseling

Tampa, FL | http://CorpMgtTrust.net/
Joined in September 2000

About Us

Using rigorous standards and examination, ABEPC certifies ministers and institutions that practice professionally in pastoral counseling. Certification reflects a candidate's practice orientation, plus earned accredited degrees or equivalent professional training, internship, ongoing personal psychotherapy, written examination, and, when available, written authority from a denomination to practice PC. Certified counselors must continue professional studies, and clinicians must teach or supervise counselors to retain certification. A pastoral counselor bridges between pastors and psychologists by combining a seminary degree with substantial studies or a degree in psychology or counseling, with concomitant experience: all directed to healing both mind and spirit by either short term, Bible based counseling, or by proper referral to other professional help.

Using rigorous standards and examination, ABEPC certifies ministers and institutions that practice professionally in pastoral counseling. Certification reflects a candidate's practice orientation, plus earned accredited degrees…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Religion & Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse & Addiction

Location

ABEPC, c/o Corp. Mgt. Trust, 13014 Dale Mabry N #363, Tampa, FL 33618-2814