Summer Counseling Institute

Every summer we offer special topic courses that help counseling students and professionals maintain their continuing education requirements. Past course topics have included dealing with abuse in the church, healing trauma in international settings, Christian counseling in the postmodern context, and one-session coaching techniques.

Who Should Attend?

Those with counseling and/or healthcare training at the graduate level who are:

  • Christian Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Family Therapists
  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Pastors and Church Leaders
  • Mercy Ministry Providers

Why Choose Missio?

We are a nationally accredited evangelical seminary training men and women in our Masters of Arts in Counseling (MAC) program from a Christian worldview. Graduating students are eligible to pursue the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) credential. Missio seeks to train graduates to take their faith and their profession seriously as they serve others in diverse settings.

2018 Summer Counseling Institute Courses:

June 15-16 & July 6-5

Forgiveness and Counseling

Dr. Bryan Maier

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July 18-21

Healing the Wounds of Trauma

Heather Drew, MA, LPC, RYT (with Dr. Phil Monroe)

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2018 Summer Counseling Institute Courses:

What Will the Courses Cost?

Graduate Credit – current per credit rate

Continuing Education

$189.00 for 18 CEs, $259.00 for 25 CEs

Audit Rate:

$189.00 per course

Notes: For Grad Credits each course includes pre-course and post-course work that must be completed to earn one credit. Please check the NBCC approved CEs for each course listed below.

NBCC Approved Courses

Missio Seminary, Graduate School of Counseling, has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP #4562). Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Missio Seminary, Graduate School of Counseling is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Click here to view how to obtain CE Credits.

Register For Our Summer Courses:

Complete the appropriate application form AND registration form below*:

Application Forms

For CE students who have a Master’s degree & current license.

CE ApplicationNon-Degree Application

Summer Course Registration Form

This form is to be completed by every student.

Maier Course RegistrationDrew/Monroe Course Registration

Ready to start your journey?

Whether you are looking for more information regarding a program, scheduling a visit, starting the application process, or just wanting to talk to someone about your dreams, our admissions department is always available to assist you and answer any question that you might have.

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