Pastoral Counseling is a unique and challenging career. Individuals must develop and maintain skills in two distinct areas counseling and ministry. It is a major challenge to maintain professional competence in these two unique fields. This dedication to service speaks highly of those who choose to walk this path as a professional or lay pastoral counselor.
The National Board for Certified Pastoral Counselors (NBCPC) is a non-profit, independent, voluntary credentialing body for pastoral counselors. The National Certified Pastoral Counselor (NCPC) credentials allow consumers to have confidence in the care that they are receiving and allow National Certified Pastoral Counselors to distinguish themselves from their peers.
The National Board for Certified Pastoral Counselors is organized for the promotion of common interests of pastoral counselors by providing professional standards of practice to the service of pastoral counseling through:
We invite those of you that meet the certification requirements and have the dedication to service to apply to the NBCPC today.