Marriage Counseling Specialization – ACBC


Marriage Counseling Specialization – ACBC

$50.00 $35.00

This course is currently under construction as a certified training center for ACBC we aim to meet their requirements for specialized training. You may sign up for access now and we will keep you informed as we develop it this year and seek official approved.

We will refund all registrations if this course fails to meet ACBC requirements by the January 2018

This course meets all the requirements for the minimum 15 hours of training for ACBC specialization in Marriage & Family Counseling. Upon completion of this course, a pdf certificate will automatically be issued and you may proceed to the testing phase with ACBC. At this point contact them for all testing details. Read below for the current requirements for specialization.


To receive the specialization in marriage counseling an ACBC Certified Counselor must complete at least 15 hours of training from the following required areas:

  • The Nature and Purpose of Marriage
  • Divorce and Remarriage
  • Communication in Marriage
  • Conflict Resolution in Marriage
  • Enjoying Intimacy in Marriage
  • Dealing with Sexual Issues in Marriage
  • Ministry to Blended Families
  • Parenting Issues in Marriage
  • Family Finances
  • Interaction with Extended Family
  • The Role of the Husband
  • The Role of the Wife
  • Serving Your Spouse in Marriage
  • Dynamics of Marriage Counseling
  • Family Worship
  • Premarriage Counseling

They must also complete 1000 pages of reading from the following approved books:

  • When Sinners Say I Do, Dave Harvey
  • God, Marriage, and Family, Andreas Kostenberger
  • The Exemplary Husband, Stuart Scott
  • The Excellent Wife, Martha Peace
  • Peacemaking for Families, Ken Sande
  • Solving Marriage Problems, Jay Adams
  • Sex, Romance, and the Glory of God, C.J. Mahaney
  • Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage: Critical Questions and Answers, Jim Newheiser
  • This Momentary Marriage, John Piper

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