Doctor of Biblical Addictions Counseling


Completed applications, transcripts and tuition fees should be mailed to:

ACADC Institute, P.O. Box 326, Yucaipa, CA 92399

Requires a Bachelors Degree in any subject, 60 hours of post graduate study, an empirical research project using scientific research methodology validating the effectiveness of Bible-based recovery programs, and evidencing spiritual fruit in furthering God-purposed ministry. This program requires the writing and publishing of a research dissertation that will help further Kingdom ministry, and a 75% or higher score on the CSAC1 Exam. A transcript showing completion of a graduate degree from another institution will be evaluated and applied toward completion of this requirement.

I. Print out a copy of the application form . Fill out the form, check the box for Doctor of Biblical Addictions Counseling, and mail along with a check or money order made payable to ACADC in the amount of your tuition fee of $3895.

II. Read the following textbooks which may be purchased at any Christian Book Store in preparation for taking the Doctorate Exam:

Required Textbook List for ACADC Doctorate Degree

1 - Counseling Through Your Bible Handbook by June Hunt

2 - Victory Over Darkness by Dr. Neil Anderson

3 - The Bondage Breaker by Dr. Neil Anderson

4 - Freedom From Addiction by Mike & Julia Quarles

5 - Steps to Freedom in Christ by Dr. Neil Anderson

6 - Life Recovery Bible Edited by Stephen Arterburn

7 - Christ Centered Therapy by Dr. Terry Zuchlike

8 - Christian Families in Recovery by Dr. Robert Tucker & Dr. Stephanie Tucker

9 - Psychology Debunked: Revealing the Overcoming Life by Lisa Bazler

10 - The Rebuilding of Psychology by Dr. Gary Collins

11 - Effective Biblical Counseling: A Model for Helping Caring Christians Become Capable Counselors by Larry Crabb

12 - Competent to Counsel by Jay E. Adams

13 - How to Counsel Yourself by Adam Pulaski (free download from ACADC website)

14 - Psychology & Theology: Prospects for Integration by Dr. Gary Collins

15 - Our Sufficiency in Christ by John MacArthur

16 - PsychoBabble: The Failure of Modern Psychology and the Biblical Alternative by Richard Ganz

17 - Counseling: How to Counsel Biblically by John MacArthur

18 - A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 6th Edition (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing by Kate L. Turabia

IV. Research and write your Dissertation citing 50 sources in your bibliography.

V. Upon completion of the Doctor of Ministry Exam with a passing score, you will receive your Doctor of Biblical Addictions Counseling Degree.

VI. Call 877-478-5756 and speak to an education counselor who will answer your questions and give you all the guidance you may need throughout the processes from enrollment to the awarding of your degree.

Rev 1/07/2016