Introduction to Counseling and Psychology (Required Completion)

Foundational Elements and Theories to Counseling

This introductory course is the first step in becoming familiar with counseling and psychological content. Learners will be introduced to the basics of counseling and related issues that either aid or hinder the practice of counseling. Learners are also exposed to the techniques and theoretical underpinnings of counseling approaches.

This course is part of the Christian Counseling Certification course. When purchased alone, this course does not qualify for certification. You must complete all five content areas to qualify for certification. To enroll into the certification course Click Here.

Your Instructor

Terrell Pugh
Terrell Pugh

Terrell Pugh, PhDc, CPC, NCC, MS, is currently the pastor and counseling director for Arise and Live Christian Counseling. He is a current affiliate pastor with the House of David Ministries, in Orlando, FL and previously served as pastor of Nehemiah Teaching Ministries. As an ordained pastor since 2006, he has taught in the areas of Christian Studies (systematic theology), Spiritual Enrichment, and Ministry Training. He has also co-authored the book God’s Design for Marriage and The Absolute Best Marriage Ever: Biblical Truths, Principles, & Prayers.

As a counselor, Terrell believes in the Sufficiency of Scripture for all of man's problems and concerns. Terrell is also a Certified Pastoral Counselor, working with those in the areas of anger management, substance abuse counseling, and various forms of depression and anxiety.

Terrell also holds a Master's degree in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling and is currently completing a Doctorate in Developmental Psychology.

As a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), Terrell holds a master’s degree in counseling, and has met requirements for coursework, supervision, and clinical practice hours.

This course is closed for enrollment.