Introduction to Christian Counseling

Course number: DEGS4101 • Credit hours: 3 hrs


Distance Education Course: An introduction to Christian Counseling with the goal of promoting a deeper understanding of Christian Counseling

Course Description: Other counseling approaches will also be reviewed including Brief Therapy and Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy. The course will explore the foundation of Christian Counseling, developing a Therapeutic Relationship, the process of Christian Counseling and major uses of Christian Counseling. In addition, skills will be developed around how to support individuals and families who experience a range of problems.

Prerequisite: DEGS3102 Introduction to Psychology

Course Textbook:
Competent Christian Counseling, Volume One :
 Foundations and Practice of Compassionate Soul Care, Timothy Clinton and George Ohlschlager. ISBN: 1578565170

    Instructor:  Tina Strutt

Biography: Tina Strutt is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and an ordained minister with the PAOC. Tina currently lives in Sudbury, Ontario with her husband and three children. Tina has developed a private counselling practice that has been running strong since 2006. Her specialties include pre-marital, marriage and family, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, grief and loss and a variety of personal life transitional issues. Tina loves to hang with her family, run long distance, read suspense novels, and get a great shopping deal!

Tina’s higher education history includes Trinity Western University, Providence University College and Seminary, Summit Pacific College and Master’s College and Seminary. Her experience includes student development, small groups, counselling, and teaching. She created and directed the Counselling Foundations Program at Summit Pacific College in BC for eight years, equipping students for pastoral counselling ministry and preparing them for further counselling education at an MA level.

BTH from Master’s College and Seminary
MA in Counselling from Providence University College and Seminary.


Course Costs

IT Fees $ 36.00


Tuition $ 696.00
Textbook Sales (inc GST) $ 44.50
CoursePak Text (inc GST) $ 26.25
Shipping $ 30.00
TOTAL $ 832.75

For more information about this course please contact IBOLT