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Template:Too few opinionsBibical counseling (sometimes known as nouthetic counseling) is a form of Christian counseling developed by Jay E. Adams, and published in his 1970 book, Competent to Counsel.[1]


Nouthetic counseling is a Christian leader instructing a person from scripture about how their life needs to change to be more like Christ.[2]

Degrees in Nouthetic Counseling are offered at:

See also




  • MacArthur, John and Wayne Mack. Introduction to Biblical Counseling. (Word Publishing)
  • Jay E. Adams, Competent to Counsel, (Phillipsburg, NJ, USA: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, 1970).
  • Jay E. Adams, The Christian Counselor's Manual (Grand Rapids, MI, USA: Baker Book House, 1973)

External links

Organizations and training

Nouthetic organizations include:


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