Welcome to the Biblical Counseling Certification Program (BCCP)

Our Biblical Counseling Certification Program teaches individuals how to come alongside others to help them identify their struggles and guide them to the scriptural principles that instruct and direct their walk of faith.

Our Mission

To equipped the BCCP students to help  clients find healing from the past, provide practical help for today, and tools to live victoriously tomorrow.




Biblical Counseling Certification Program Includes:


The Biblical Counseling Certification Program (BCCP) is delivered through our Canvas online learning portal and consists of 5 separate courses. These courses consist of classroom teaching videos, audio, feedback on assignments, and observational hours.


Course 1 : Counseling Basics

1.1 Classroom Teaching Video: Counseling Basics
1.2 Classroom Teaching Video: Your First Session
1.3 Classroom Teaching Video: Dealing with Sin
1.4 Self- Assessment
1.5 Response Paper: Your First Client
1.6. Reading & Response: Asking Questions
1.7 Response Paper: Instilling Hope
1.8. Video Observation & Response: First Client Session
1.9 Book Reading/Summary: Discipleship: From Information to Execution
1.10 Book Reading/Summary: Enforcing You


Recommended Reading List:

Captivating by John and Stasi Eldridge

Wild at Heart by John and Stasi Eldridge

Discipleship:  From Information to Execution by Lisa Schwarz

Course 2 : How to Use Scripture to Counsel


2.1 Classroom Teaching Video: The Trichotomy
2.2 Classroom Teaching Video: Using the Scriptures to Counsel
2.3 Classroom Teaching Video: Giving Assignments
2.4 Book Reading/Summary: Body, Soul, and Spirit by Andrew Wommack
2.5 Scripture Reading/Response: Ephesians 1
2.6 Scripture Reading/Paper: Psalm 119
2.7. Scripture Reading: The Gospels & Insights
2.8. Scripture Reading: Psalm 23
2.9. Reading and Response: Giving Assignments
2.10 Reading and Response: Enhancing Your Intimacy
2.11 Audio Training: Using the Scriptures to Minister
2.12 Book Reading: Enforcing You and Response

Items to be purchased:

Body, Soul & Spirit by Andrew Wommack

Audio training:  Using the Scriptures to Minister

Enforcing You by Lisa Schwarz


Course 3: Biblical Healing

3.1 Classroom Video Teaching: What is Biblical Healing?
3.2 Classroom Video Teaching: Prayer in the Counseling Room
3.3 Classroom Video Teaching: Healthy Relationships
3.4 Audio Teaching and Paper: Shalom
3.5 Audio Training and Paper: Prayer observatory
3.6 Video Training: Are You a Victim or Survivor?
3.7 Reading and Response: To Love and Be Loved: Establishing Healthy Relationships
3.8. Classroom Discussion Video and Response: Health Relationships


Items to be purchased:

Audio Training:  To Love and Be Loved 

Audio Training:  Shalom

Audio Training:  Using the Scriptures to Minister

Recommended Reading List:

The Bait of Satan by John Bevere

Battlefield of the Mind by Joyce Meyer

To Love and Be Loved by Lisa Schwarz

Course 4: Family Counseling

4.1. Classroom Teaching Video: Overcoming Genetics and Generations
4.2 Classroom Teaching Video: Family Counseling
4.3 Classroom Teaching Video: Family Counseling Continued
4.4 Response Paper: Generational Curses
4.5 Book Reading and Response Paper: The Believer’s Authority
4.6 Video Training and Response: Think, Learn, Succeed
4.7 Video Training and Response: Parenting
4.8 Video Training and Response: Couples
4.9 Video Training and Response: Play/Art Therapy

Items to be purchased:

The Believer’s Authority by Kenneth Hagin

Recommended Reading List:

Who Switched Off My Brain?  By Caroline Leaf

Breaking Free by Beth Moore

Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Tedd Tripp

Marriage on the Rock by Kimmy Evans

Course 5: Inner Healing/Deliverance

5.1 Classroom Teaching Video: Inner Healing
5.2 Classroom Teaching Video: Deliverance
5.3 Video Observation and Response: Inner Healing
5.4 Video Observation and Response: Inner Healing 2
5.5 Book Reading and Response: The Ties That Bind
5.6 Response Paper: Deliverance
5.7 Reading and Response: Demons
5.8 Observation and Response: Deliverance
5.9 Program Final: Case Study

Items to be purchased:

The Ties That Bind by Brian Holmes

Recommended Reading List:

Translating God by Shawn Bolz

Program Time Period and Fees:

Crazy8 Intern program fee is $300. Each student has 1 year from their launch date to complete the entire program at their own pace. All students will receive a signed Crazy8 Ministries Biblical Counseling Certificate of completion upon finishing the program.

Crazy8 Interns are students interested in becoming a volunteer counselor at Crazy8 Ministries and are committing to be available to counsel for 1 year upon certification completion.


What is the cost of the Crazy8 Ministries BCCP?

The cost for the Crazy8 Ministries BCCP is $300. This administrative fee includes coursework feedback, supervision, and quarterly in-person training.

How long is the Crazy8 Ministries BCCP?

Interns have one (1) year to complete the online coursework.  Once the coursework is completed, the second year commitment involves observation, supervision, and being available to co-counsel and/or lead counsel with community clients.

What does the Crazy8 Internship involve?

Crazy8 Internship consists of attending Crazy8 Ministries BCCP continuing education training (quarterly), becoming a volunteer counselor at Crazy8 Ministries, and committing to be available to counsel for 1 year.

    What if I am not interested in becoming a Crazy8 Intern?

    If you are not interested in becoming a Crazy8 BCCP intern you can always complete an independent program through Lisa-Schwarz.com.

      I work a full time job, will I still be able to complete the Crazy8 BCCP?

      Yes! All the coursework is completed online at your own pace through Canvas.   Our counselor trainings are quarterly on a Saturday.  There are opportunities for evening and weekend counseling available.

      Is the Crazy8 BCCP accredited?

      The BCCP program has been used in private practices and other non- profit ministries. However, at this time, the program is not accredited. 

      Is a Crazy8 Internship is right for you?

      Click the link below to email Angela to see if a Crazy8 Internship is right for you!

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