GWS Christian Counseling Institute

Earn your Christian Counselors Degree in your own home, office and time. Credits earned can be transferred directly to the N. C. C. A. Associated universities to award your degree.

“Training for those called to the Ministry of Christian Counseling”




Program One:    Certification or Licensing (only)*            (Cost = $3,270.00) Buy Entire Program 1

Procedure and Requirements
A minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent

Complete Phase I Courses                                

Each candidate must complete the following 5 courses: (Total cost = $1,250.00) Buy Entire Program 1 Phase 1

    Basic Christian Counseling ($250.00) Buy Now
    Temperament Theory ($250.00) Buy Now
    Testing / Measurements ($250.00) Buy Now
    Temperament Therapy ($250.00) Buy Now
    Christian Counseling: Integrating Temperament and Psychology ($250.00) Buy Now

Additional Requirements. Each candidate must:

*    Complete a practicum. This consists of administering the A.P.S. to 10 individuals under
the direction of an assigned and approved clinical supervisor. ($300.00 @ $30. 00 ea.) Buy Now

*    Upon completion of the required courses, submit the following:

a. Written responses to 50 ethical questions posed by the N.C.C.A.’s Licensing Board of Examiners.

b. $50.00 for first years annual dues. Buy Now

c. A signed Application for Certification / Membership form.

d. A signed copy of N.C.C.A.’s Code of Ethical Standards.

Upon completion of Phase One requirements, subsequent review and acceptance, the candidate will qualify to receive:

*    A Certified Temperament Counselor Certificate

*    A Clinical Member (non clergy) or Professional Clinical Member (clergy) certificate, membership card and lapel pin.                            

Complete Phase II Courses

Each candidate must complete the following 3 courses: (Cost = $750.00) Buy Entire Program 1 Phase 2

    Mastering Pastoral Counseling ($250.00) Buy Now
    Utilizing Temperament Case Studies ($250.00) Buy Now
    Counseling the Codependent ($250.00) Buy Now

Additional Requirements

Each candidate must:
*    Complete a practicum. This consists of administering the A.P.S. to 15 additional individuals under the direction of an
assigned and approved clinical supervisor. ($450.00 @ $30.00 ea.) Buy Now

*    Upon completion of the required courses, submit the following:

a.     A signed application for N.C.C.A. license.

b.     The Notification and Release Form for Personal National background check. (This form   authorizes the N.C.C.A. to secure a
national background check to verify each candidate’s history.)

c.    Submit current ministerial credentials.

d.    A certification / licensing fee of $100.00. Buy Now

Upon completion of Phase II requirements, subsequent review and acceptance, the candidate will qualify to receive a:

*    Certified Pastoral Counselor (high school diploma, GED or Associates)

*    Licensed Pastoral Counselor (holds a Bachelors)

*    Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor (holds a Masters)

*    Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor - Advanced Certified (holds a Doctorate)

*    Certified Temperament Pastoral Counselor (optional) (additional $39 fee applies) (Available also if state law prohibits the
use of term Pastoral License.)

Annual membership and certification / license renewal is required to maintain valid N.C.C.A. credentials. Membership is currently
$50 per year and license renewal is $20 per year (total $70). A signed affidavit verifying continuing education must be submitted annually
for license renewal. Buy Now

The tuition for each Phase I and Phase II course is currently $250. There is a $5 processing fee per course plus actual shipping cost
added to each order. Candidates are expected to pay for each course when it is shipped.

Clinical Supervisors are to be paid $50 per hour and every candidate must complete six (6) hours of supervision. (Cost = $300.00)
Buy Now
                            
* All candidates are required to have current ministerial credentials in order to be credentialed as a pastoral counselor by the
National Christian Counselors Association. If you do not already have valid ministerial credentials, we recommend you speak with your
local church pastor or leadership about attaining these credentials through your local church denomination.

Program 2:        Combined License & B.A. **                (Cost = $4,170.00) Entire Program 2

Procedures and Requirements
Mature Christians who have graduated from high school or hold a G.E.D. may elect to complete the requirements for license and
qualify for a B.A. in Christian Counseling.

Complete Phase I Courses

Each candidate must complete the following 5 courses: (Cost = $1,250.00) Buy Entire Program 2 Phase 1

    Basic Christian Counseling ($250.00) Buy Now
    Temperament Theory ($250.00) Buy Now
    Testing / Measurements ($250.00) Buy Now
    Temperament Therapy ($250.00 Buy Now
    Christian Counseling: Integrating Temperament and Psychology ($250.00) Buy Now

Additional Requirements

Each candidate must:

*    Complete a practicum. This consists of administering the A.P.S. to 10 individuals under the direction on an assigned and
approved clinical supervisor. ($300.00 @ $30.00 ea.) Buy Now

*    Upon completion the required courses, submit the following:

a.    Written responses to 50 ethical questions posed by the N.C.C.A.’s Licensing Board of Examiners.

b.    $50 for the first year’s annual dues. Buy Now

c.    A signed application for Certification / Membership form and a signed copy of N.C.C.A.’s Code of Ethical Standards.

Upon completion of Phase I requirements, subsequent review and acceptance, the candidate will qualify to receive a:

*    Certified Temperament Counselor certificate

*    Clinical Member (non Clergy) or Professional Clinical Member (clergy) certificate, membership card lapel pin

Complete Phase II Courses

Each candidate must complete the following 3 courses: (Cost = $750.00) Buy Entire Program 2 Phase 2

    Mastering Pastoral Counseling Utilizing Temperament ($250.00) Buy Now
    Temperament Case Studies ($250.00) Buy Now
    Counseling the Codependent ($250.00) Buy Now

Additional Requirements

Each candidate must:

*    Complete a practicum. This consists of administering the A.P.S. to 15 additional individuals under the direction of an
assigned and approved clinical supervisor. ($450.00 @ $30.00 ea.) Buy Now

*    Upon completion of the required courses, submit the following:

a.    A signed application for N.C.C.A. license. The Notification and Release Form for Personal National Screening. (This form authorizes
the N.C.C.A. to secure a national background check to verify each candidate’s history.)

b.    Submit current ministerial credentials.*

c.    A licensing fee of $100. Buy Now

Upon completion of Phase II requirements, subsequent review and acceptance, the candidate will qualify to receive a:

*    Certified Pastoral Counselor( (high school diploma, GED or Associates Degree)

*    Certified Temperament Pastoral Counselor (Optional) (Additional $39 fee applies) Buy Now

Annual membership and certification / license renewal is required. Membership is currently $50 per year and license renewal is
$20 per year (total $70). A signed affidavit verifying continuing education must be submitted annually. Buy Now

The tuition for each Phase I and Phase II course is currently $250. There is a $5 processing fee per course plus actual shipping
cost added to each order. Candidates are expected to pay for each course when it is shipped..

Clinical Supervisors are to be paid $50 per hour and every candidate must complete six (6) hours of supervision. (Cost = $300.00) Buy Now

* All candidates are required to have current ministerial credentials in order to be credentialed as a pastoral counselor by the National
Christian Counselors Association. If you do not already have valid ministerial credentials, we recommend you speak with your
local church pastor or leadership about attaining these credentials through your local church denomination.

Complete Phase III Courses

Each candidate must select and complete six (6) of the listed advanced courses: (Cost = $900.00) Buy Entire Program 2 Phase 3

Faith - Based - Courses for Advanced Certification

Integrated Marriage and Family Therapy
    1. Marriage and Family Counseling - An Integrated Approach ($150.00) Buy Now
    2. Integrated Temperament Couple Therapy ($150.00) Buy Now
    3. Pre - Marriage Counseling With Temperament ($150.00) Buy Now
    4. The Father - Daughter Connection ($150.00) Buy Now

Child and Adolescent Therapy
    1. Counseling Families ($150.00) Buy Now
    2. Counseling and Children ($150.00) Buy Now
    3. Counseling Youth ($150.00) Buy Now
    4. Counseling and The Search for Meaning ($150.00) Buy Now

Substance Abuse and Addiction Therapy
    1. Counseling for Substance Abuse and Addiction ($150.00) Buy Now
    2. Counseling Adult Children of Alcoholics ($150.00) Buy Now
    3. Counseling for Problems of Self - Control ($150.00) Buy Now
    4. Counseling Those With Eating Disorders ($150.00) Buy Now

Sexual Therapy
    1. Counseling for Sexual Disorders ($150.00) Buy Now
    2. Counseling and Homosexuality ($150.00) Buy Now
    3. Counseling for Problems of Self - Control ($150.00) Buy Now
    4. Counseling for Unplanned Pregnancy & Infertility ($150.00) Buy Now
 
Death and Grief Therapy
    1. Counseling the Sick and Terminally Ill ($150.00) Buy Now
    2. Counseling for Anger ($150.00) Buy Now
    3. Joy-In the Midst of Mourning ($150.00) Buy Now
    4. Counseling Families of Children With Disabilities ($150.00) Buy Now

Cognitive Therapy and Ethics
    1. Cognitive Therapy Techniques ($150.00)
    2. Life’s Answers Through Counseling With God ($150.00)
    3. Quality, Ethics, and Legal Issues In Christian Counseling ($150.00)
    4. Making Life healing Changes ($150.00)

Crisis and Abuse Therapy
    1. Counseling for family Violence / Abuse ($150.00)
    2. Counseling in Times of Crisis ($150.00)
    3. Counseling for Anger ($150.00)
    4. Counseling the Depressed ($150.00)

Temperament Therapy
    1.Temperament Case Studies ($150.00)
    2. Life’s Answers Through Counseling With God ($150.00)
    3. Living in the Spirit - Utilizing Temperament ($150.00)
    4. Counseling the Codependent A Christian Perspective Utilizing Temperament ($150.00)

Domestic Violence and Intervention Therapy
Applicant must hold a Master’s degree or higher, be licensed by the N.C.C.A. and be Advanced Certified in Crisis and Abuse Therapy
as well as completing the following five courses:

    1. Temperament case Studies ($150.00)
    2. Counseling for Substance Abuse and Addiction ($150.00)
    3. Counseling for Problems of Self - Control ($150.00)
    4. Counseling Families ($150.00)
    5. Counseling and Self - Esteem ($150.00)

Group Therapy
Applicant must hold a Master’s degree or higher, be licensed by the N.C.C.A. and be Advanced Certified in Integrated Marriage & Family
Therapy in order to qualify for this speciality area of Advanced Certification. Then the candidate must complete one additional course
entitled Group Therapy.

Family Systems
    1. The Fine Art of Mentoring ($150.00)
    2. Life Coaching - Temperament ($150.00)
    3. Life Coaching - Family Systems ($150.00)
    4. Life Coaching - Seeking Effectiveness ($150.00)

Additional Requirements

Each candidate must:

* Upon the completion of the required courses, submit the following:

a.    Written responses to a 500 Question Open Book Equivalency Exam on the Bible (Old and New Testament - KJV)

b.    A signed letter authorizing N.C.C.A. to transfer the academic records to the approved college.

c.    Matriculation and transfer fees of $1500 payable to: N.C.C.A. (A surcharge for payment by credit card may apply)

The tuition for each advanced course is currently $150. There is a $5 processing fee per course plus actual shipping cost added to
each order. Candidates are expected to pay for each course when it is shipped.

After successfully completing all of the requirements for Phase III, the candidate will (assuming everything is in order) receive:

* A Licensed Clinical Counselor certificate, card and

* The appropriate Advanced Certification certificates for selected specialty areas     completed and
    
* A Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Counseling

Program 3:        Combined License & M.A. ***                (Cost = $4,670.00)

Procedures and Requirements
Individuals who already hold a Bachelors degree in counseling or a related / accepted field may elect to complete the requirements for
license and qualify for a M.A. in Clinical Christian Counseling.

Complete Phase I Courses

Each candidate must complete the following 5 courses: (Cost = $1,250.00)

    Basic Christian Counseling ($250.00)
    Temperament Theory ($250.00)
    Testing / Measurements ($250.00)
    Temperament Therapy ($250.00)
    Christian Counseling: Integrating Temperament and Psychology ($250.00)

Additional Requirements

Each candidate must:

*    Complete a practicum. This consists of administering the A.P.S. to 10 individuals under the direction of an assigned and approved
clinical supervisor. ($300.00 @ $30.00 ea.)

*    Upon completion of the required courses, submit the following:

a.    A signed Application for Certification / Membership form and a signed copy of the Written responses to 50 ethical questions posed
by the N.C.C.A. Licensing Board of Examiners.

b.    $50 for first year’s annual dues.

c.    N.C.C.A.’s Code of Ethical Standards.

Upon completion of Phase I requirements, subsequent review and acceptance, the candidate will qualify to receive:

*    A Certified Temperament Counselor certificate

*    A Clinical Member (non clergy) or Professional Clinical Member (clergy) certificate, membership card and lapel pin.

Complete Phase II Courses

Each candidate must complete the following 3 courses: (Cost = $750.00)

    Mastering Pastoral Counseling Utilizing Temperament ($250.0.00)
    Temperament Case Studies ($250.00)
    Counseling the Codependent ($250.00)

Additional Requirements

Each candidate must:

*    Complete a practicum. This consists of administering the A.P.S. to 15 additional individuals under the direction of an
assigned and approved clinical supervisor. ($450.00 @ $30.00 ea,)

*    Upon the completion of the required courses, submit the following:

a.    A signed application for N.C.C.A. license. The Notification and Release Form for Personal National Screening. (This form authorizes
the N.C.C.A. to secure a national background check to verify each candidate’s history.)

b.    Submit current ministerial credentials. *

c.    A licensing fee of $100.

Temperament Pastoral Counselor (Optional) (additional $39 fee Upon completion of Phase I requirements, subsequent review and
acceptance, the candidate will qualify to receive:

*    A Licensed Pastoral Counselor Certificate and card

*    Certified Temperament Pastoral Counselor (Optional) (additional $39 fee applies)

Annual membership and certification / license renewal is required. Membership is currently $50 per year and license renewal is $20
per year (total $70). A signed affidavit verifying continuing education must be submitted annually.

The tuition for each Phase I and Phase II course is currently $250. There is a $5 processing fee per course plus actual shipping cost added
to each order. Candidates are expected to pay for each course when it is shipped..

Clinical Supervisors are to be paid $50 per hour and every candidate must complete six (6) hours of supervision. (Cost = $300.00)

* All candidates are required to have current ministerial credentials in order to be credentialed as a pastoral counselor by the National
Christian Counselors Association. If you do not already have valid ministerial credentials, we recommend you speak with your
local church pastor or leadership about attaining these credentials through your local church denomination.

Complete Phase III Courses

Each candidate must complete four (4) of the advanced courses $150.00 ea.. (Cost = $600.00)
Additional Requirements
Each candidate must:
* Upon the completion of the required courses, submit the following:
a.    One copy of a written thesis. This normally consists of 25 individual reports (case studies) developed  from the candidate’s work
with 25 individuals using the A.P.S. reports. A format is provided in the course titled Temperament Case Studies. The thesis has a 100
page minimum. (Cost = $750.00 @ $30.00 ea.)

b.    A letter authorizing N.C.C.A. to transfer the academic records to the approved college.
c.    Matriculation and transfer fees of $1500 payable to : N.C.C.A. (A surcharge for payment may apply.)

d.    $50 made payable to the N.C.C.A. to upgrade the candidate’s license to the M.A. level of Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor.

The tuition for each advanced course is currently $150. There is a $5 processing fee per course plus actual shipping cost added to each
order. Candidates are expected to pay for each course when it is shipped.

After successfully completing all of the requirements for Phase III, the candidate will (assuming everything is in order) receive:

*    A Licensed Clinical Counselor certificate card and

*    The appropriate Advanced Certification certificates for selected specialty areas  completed
    and

*    A Master of Arts degree in Christian Counseling (note - Additional documentation may be required depending on school selected)

Program 4:        Combined License & Doctorate ****            (Cost = $4,670.00)

Procedures and Requirements
Individuals who already hold a Masters degree in counseling or a related / accepted field may elect to complete the requirements for
license and qualify for a Doctoral degree in Clinical Christian Counseling.

Complete Phase I Courses

Each candidate must complete the following 5 courses: (Cost = $1,250.00)

    Basic Christian Counseling ($250.00)
    Temperament Theory ($250.00)
    Testing / Measurements ($250.00)
    Temperament Therapy ($250.00)
    Christian Counseling: Integrating Temperament and Psychology ($250.00)

Additional Requirements

Each candidate must:

*    Complete a practicum. This consists of administering the A.P.S. to 10 individuals under the direction of an assigned and approved
clinical supervisor. ($300.00 @ $30.00 ea.)

*    Upon completion of the required courses, submit the following:

a.    Written responses to 50 ethical questions posed by the N.C.C.A. Licensing Board of Examiners.

b.    $50 for first year’s annual dues.

c.    A signed Application for Certification / Membership form and a signed copy of the N.C.C.A.’s Code of Ethical Standards.

Upon completion of Phase I requirements, subsequent review and acceptance, the candidate will qualify to receive:

*    A Certified Temperament Counselor certificate

*    A Clinical Member (non clergy) or Professional Clinical Member (clergy) certificate, membership card and lapel pin.

Complete Phase II Courses

Each candidate must complete the following 3 courses: (Cost = $750.00)

    Mastering Pastoral Counseling Utilizing Temperament ($250.0.00)
    Temperament Case Studies ($250.00)
    Counseling the Codependent ($250.00)

Additional Requirements

Each candidate must:

*    Complete a practicum. This consists of administering the A.P.S. to 15 additional individuals under the direction of an
assigned and approved clinical supervisor. ($450.00 @ $30.00 ea,)
*    Upon the completion of the required courses, submit the following:

a.    A signed application for N.C.C.A. license. The Notification and Release Form for Personal National Screening. (This form authorizes
the N.C.C.A. to secure a national background check to verify each candidate’s history.)

b.    Submit current ministerial credentials. *

c.    A licensing fee of $100.

Upon completion of Phase II requirements, subsequent review and acceptance, the candidate will qualify to receive:

*    A Licensed Clinical Counselor certificate card and

*    Certified Temperament Pastoral Counselor (Optional) (additional $39 fee applies)

Annual membership and certification / license renewal is required. Membership is currently $50 per year and license renewal is $20
per year (total $70). A signed affidavit verifying continuing education must be submitted annually.

The tuition for each Phase I and Phase II course is currently $250. There is a $5 processing fee per course plus actual shipping cost
added to each order. Candidates are expected to pay for each course when it is shipped..

Clinical Supervisors are to be paid $50 per hour and every candidate must complete six (6) hours of supervision. (Cost = $300.00)

* All candidates are required to have current ministerial credentials in order to be credentialed as a pastoral counselor by the National
Christian Counselors Association. If you do not already have valid ministerial credentials, we recommend you speak with your local
church pastor or leadership about attaining these credentials through your local church denomination.

Complete Phase III Courses

Each candidate must complete four (4) of the advanced courses $150.00 ea.. (Cost = $600.00)
Additional Requirements
Each candidate must:
* Upon the completion of the required courses, submit the following:
a.    One copy of a written thesis. This normally consists of 25 individual reports (case studies) developed  from the candidate’s work
with 25 individuals using the A.P.S. reports. A format is provided in the course titled Temperament Case Studies. The thesis has a 100
page minimum.

b.    A letter authorizing N.C.C.A. to transfer the academic records to the approved college.
c.    Matriculation and transfer fees of $1500 payable to : N.C.C.A. (A surcharge for payment may apply.)

d.    $50 made payable to the N.C.C.A. to upgrade the candidate’s license to the M.A. level of Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor.

The tuition for each advanced course is currently $150. There is a $5 processing fee per course plus actual shipping cost added to each
order. Candidates are expected to pay for each course when it is shipped.

After successfully completing all of the requirements for Phase III, the candidate will (assuming everything is in order) receive:

*    A Licensed Clinical Counselor certificate card and
*    The appropriate Advanced Certification certificates for selected specialty areas  completed and

*    A Doctorate degree in Clinical Christian Counseling (note - Additional documentation may be required depending on school selected)

Program 5:    License and 2nd Doctorate *****                (Cost = $3,870.00)

Procedures and Requirements
Individuals who already hold a Masters degree in counseling or a related / accepted field may elect to complete the requirements for license
and qualify for a Doctoral degree in Clinical Christian Counseling.
Each candidate must complete the following 5 courses: (Cost = $1,250.00)
    Basic Christian Counseling ($250.00)
    Temperament Theory ($250.00)
    Testing / Measurements ($250.00)
    Temperament Therapy ($250.00)
    Christian Counseling: Integrating Temperament and Psychology ($250.00)

Additional Requirements

Each candidate must:

*    Complete a practicum. This consists of administering the A.P.S. to 10 individuals under the direction of an assigned and approved
clinical supervisor. ($300.00 @ $30.00 ea.)

*    Upon completion of the required courses, submit the following:

a.    Written responses to 50 ethical questions posed by the N.C.C.A. Licensing Board of Examiners.

b.    $50 for first year’s annual dues.

c.    A signed Application for Certification / Membership form and a signed copy of the N.C.C.A.’s Code of Ethical Standards.

Upon completion of Phase I requirements, subsequent review and acceptance, the candidate will qualify to receive:

*    A Certified Temperament Counselor certificate

*    A Clinical Member (non clergy) or Professional Clinical Member (clergy) certificate, membership card and lapel pin.

Complete Phase II Courses

Each candidate must complete the following 3 courses: (Cost = $750.00)
    Mastering Pastoral Counseling Utilizing Temperament ($250.0.00)
    Temperament Case Studies ($250.00)
    Counseling the Codependent ($250.00)
Additional Requirements
Each candidate must:
*    Complete a practicum. This consists of administering the A.P.S. to 15 additional individuals under the direction of an
assigned and approved clinical supervisor. ($450.00 @ $30.00 ea,)

*    Upon the completion of the required courses, submit the following:

a.    A signed application for N.C.C.A. license. The Notification and Release Form for Personal National Screening. (This form
authorizes the N.C.C.A. to secure a national background check to verify each candidate’s history.)

b.    Submit current ministerial credentials. *
c.    A licensing fee of $100.
Upon completion of Phase II requirements, subsequent review and acceptance, the candidate will qualify to receive:

*    A Licensed Clinical Counselor certificate card and
*    Certified Temperament Pastoral Counselor (Optional) (additional $39 fee applies)

Annual membership and certification / license renewal is required. Membership is currently $50 per year and license renewal is $20
per year (total $70). A signed affidavit verifying continuing education must be submitted annually.

The tuition for each Phase I and Phase II course is currently $250. There is a $5 processing fee per course plus actual shipping cost added
to each order. Candidates are expected to pay for each course when it is shipped.

Clinical Supervisors are to be paid $50 per hour and every candidate must complete six (6) hours of supervision. (Cost = $300.00)

* All candidates are required to have current ministerial credentials in order to be credentialed as a pastoral counselor by the National
Christian Counselors Association. If you do not already have valid ministerial credentials, we recommend you speak with your local church pastor or leadership about attaining these credentials through your local church denomination.

Complete Phase III Courses

Each candidate must complete four (4) of the advanced courses $150.00 ea. (Cost = $600.00)
Additional Requirements
Each candidate must:
*     Upon the completion of the required courses, submit the following:
a.    A letter authorizing N.C.C.A. to transfer the academic records to the approved college.
b.    Matriculation and transfer fees of $1500 payable to : N.C.C.A. (A surcharge for payment may apply.)
The tuition for each advanced course is currently $150. There is a $5 processing fee per course plus actual shipping cost added to each
order. Candidates are expected to pay for each course when it is shipped.

After successfully completing all of the requirements for Phase III, the candidate will (assuming everything is in order) receive:
*    A Licensed Clinical Counselor certificate card and

*    The appropriate Advanced Certification certificates for selected specialty areas  completed and

*    A Doctorate degree in Clinical Christian Counseling (note - Additional documentation may be required depending on school selected).
Note: The cost for each A. P. S. Is $30.00 to the student.
GWS Christian Counseling Institute Officers:

Dr. Paul E. McLaughlin, Dr. Sal Yannizzi & Rev. Bruce Hancock


        
 

       
 
 
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