Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation
Counseling Abusive Marriages: Practicum

Counseling Abusive Marriages: Practicum

Course Description

This counseling course further develops conceptualization, interventions, and skills that are needed to minister wisely and effectively to the oppressor and the oppressed. It will explore methodologies that address hearts, motives, desires, and relationships with others and the Lord with the hopes of providing pathways to insight, rescue, and redemption. This course will feature case studies presented by the professor and students, observation tapes, and role-playing exercises, serving to train individuals to work with the unique set of challenges that characterize abusive dynamics as well as the specific challenges that often hinder the helping relationship.

Prerequisite: Counseling Abusive Marriages


About the Professor

darby-stricklandDarby Strickland is a counselor at CCEF. She has a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Chicago and a Masters of Divinity degree, Counseling Emphasis, from Westminster Theological Seminary. Darby has been counseling at CCEF for over 10 years. In addition to her work at CCEF, she also counsels at her local church, where she runs a support group for women in abusive marriages. Darby has over fifteen years of ministry, teaching, and counseling experience. She is married to John, and they have three children.

Required Textbooks for Onsite Students

Onsite required textbooks are forthcoming.

Course Registration

Registration for this course is unavailable at this time.