Biblical Counseling
ABC Level 1 Training and Certification

The Branch to Hope Community Center (BTHCC) now offers the Association of Biblical Counselors (ABC) Level 1 Training and Certification in biblical counseling for all church and community leaders.

This certification is ideal for all church leaders, youth ministers, HSM group leaders, teachers, coaches, professional counselors and anyone looking to develop more counseling skills and pour the heart of Christ into others. Our goal is to bring people together in community and equip others to go out and be a light for those who are hurting and do not know where to turn for help. This course will prepare anyone to bridge the mental health gap and be a voice of hope for those in our community who are seen, but not heard.

Please join us to become a Level 1 Certified Biblical Counselor through the Association of Biblical Counselors!

EXCITING NEWS! We are beyond honored the BTHCC Biblical Counseling program will be taught by the ABC Founder and President, Dr. Jeremy Lelek (bio below). This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn from the leading voice in biblical counseling. 

The class will run from October 23rd, 2023 through May 6th, 2024 and will offer dual online and in-person training. Class dates at Branch to Hope will be the first Monday of every month from 6-8 pm. The Biblical Counseling Certification cost is $1,200, which includes everything needed for the course and certificate.

Click the link below to sign up!

You may also go to the Association of Biblical Counselors website for more information at

Thank you for your interest and please let me know if you have any questions!

In Christ,

Kimberly Carter, MS, LPC

Romans 15:13 ~ May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Biblical Counseling Certification

Become a Level 1 Certified Biblical Counselor through the Association of Biblical Counselors. 10/23/2023 – 05/06/2024. First Monday of each month from 6pm – 8pm in the Branch To Hope Welcome Center.