About Above & Beyond Counseling Academy
Above & Beyond Counseling Academy is part of Above & Beyond Counseling Ministries, Inc., a FL 501(c)3 non-profit corporation based in the Tampa Bay area. The name of the academy is from Ephesians 3:20 AMP).
Above & Beyond Counseling Ministries focus is to provide a full suite of counseling, deliverance and sanctification services to help our clients perform the call of God upon their lives. Our counselors are ordained ministers of the Gospel with MA or PhD degrees in Clinical Christian Counseling/Psychology and are Professional Clinical Members of the National Christian Counselors Association. Click here to visit that website and get more understanding of that ministry.
The focus of the Academy is to train and equip believers to do the works of ministry in two key areas:
- Christian Counseling Degrees (MA/PhD) and NCCA Licensing. We are a "Certified Academic Institution" with the National Christian Counselors Association so we can offer on-line/distant learning Christian Counseling Degree programs so motivated students can gain their degrees and licensing via self-paced, affordable home-study modules.
Donald J. Ibbitson, PhD is the President of Above & Beyond Counseling Ministries and is the Director of the Academy. Each NCCA student will work under his direction and supervision. He is an NCCA LIcensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor-Advanced Certification and is a Professional Clinical Member of the NCCA. Click here for a detailed resume.
Phyllis Tarbox, MA is an NCCA Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor and is an instructor in the Deliverance Training Boot Camp. She is in full time counseling ministry with Above & Beyond Counseling Minstries. Click here for a detailed resume.
We have had the opportunithy to share the vision of the ministry on several media (radio/TV) shows. To see excerpts, click here.
Vision of Above & Beyond Counseling Academy
The vision and mission of Above & Beyond Counseling Academy. is worldwide in scope and focuses on training/equipping believers to do the works in the areas of Christian counseling and deliverance ministry
Most Christians do not understand the promise and provision of Ephesians 3:20 and our passion is to help people step into their destiny as individuals, husbands/wives, fathers/mothers and ministers of the Gospel. On that day each stands before Him, we want all to hear the words, "Well done, good and faithful servant!" (Matt 25:23 NIV)
MIssion of Above & Beyond Counseling Academy
The mission of Above & Beyond Counseling Academy is to provide a superior set of educational and training services on a world wide basis to equip believers in two major areas:
- Distance Learning Clinical Christian Counseling Degrees and NCCA Licensing
- Deliverance Ministry Training
This will involve utilizing technology resources available to leverage our time and effort to have the biggest impact. Our goal is to have capable and trained deliverance ministers and counselors throughout the world that we can refer people to for help, knowing that they will be lovingly and expertly ministered to.