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Donald J. Ibbitson, PhD
Don has been in full time Christian counseling and deliverance ministry since 2001. He has a PhD in Clinical Christian Psychology from the Jacksonville Theological Seminary. He is a Professional Clinical Member of National Christian Counselors Association and is licensed as an “NCCA Clinical Pastoral Counselor-Advanced Certification”. He is also an ordained minister.
His educational background also includes an MBA from Stanford University and a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to entering full time ministry he worked as an Associate Pastor in a non-denominational church and also held a variety of engineering and business-related positions in the secular marketplace.
He has met and worked with thousands of people in one-on-one counseling situations dealing with individual, marriage and family issues. He also has extensive experience in deliverance ministry and has, along with Phyllis Tarbox, developed resources and conducted seminars that have helped many thousands of people in the US and other countries.
He is also an educator and supervises Christian Counseling students enrolled in the Academy’s degree programs. Dr. Ibbitson is also a lecturer at CFCI Bible College, teaching courses in deliverance ministry and pastoral counseling. Click here if you need a quote or information for your show or publication?
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Phyllis J. Tarbox, MA
Phyllis has an MA in Clinical Christian Counseling from Cornerstone University. She is a Professional Clinical Member of the National Christian Counselors Association and is licensed as an “NCCA Clinical Pastoral Counselor”. She is also an ordained minister.
Phyllis has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Florida and before entering fulltime counseling ministry she worked for a large insurance company in the private sector. Phyllis works with individuals and couples in the realm of Christian counseling and also deals with families and children extensively.
She is very active in deliverance ministry with adults also and has helped prepare deliverance ministry training resources for students. She has also developed and implemented a special program for ministering deliverance to children. Click here if you need a quote or information for your show or publication?
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Above & Beyond Counseling Center focuses on providing excellent Christian counseling and deliverance ministry services to clients all over the world. We help individuals, couples and families in our FL offices and also worldwide via internet conferencing.
Christian counseling, as opposed to secular counseling which has a humanist view, relies upon biblical principles and truths to help people. Man was created with a body, soul and spirit and these must be in harmony with the Holy Spirit so that one can have a blessed and abundant life.
Deliverance ministry is the practice of driving demons out of people. Individuals can be tormented and oppressed by demonic spirits and the calling out of these was an important part of Jesus’ ministry on earth. He called his church to do the same (Mark 16:17) and gave it power and authority over the demonic realm. Above & Beyond Counseling Center ministers in response to that directive.
Above & Beyond Counseling Academy is the educational of the ministry and has a twofold purpose:
- help motivated students earn Masters and PhD degrees in Clinical Christian Counseling through self-paced, home study courses offered through the National Christian Counselors Association, and
- provide online training programs to train others in our proven and effective five-step process of deliverance ministry.
We derive our name from the Ephesians 3:20 scripture verse: He is able!
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