Helping Others Find Help, Hope & Healing
Using Faith & Science to Release Individuals from the Power of Addiction
Our master’s program in addiction counseling prepares you for success in the field as a Professional Counselor and enables you to sit for the National Counselor Exam in order to become a licensed professional counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. In addition to the core clinical mental health curriculum, you are are provided with exposure to evidence-based theories specific to addiction counseling from professors who are licensed and currently practicing.
Additionally, the LBC | Capital graduate program experientially immerses you in the Integrated Psychotherapy Model which systematically intertwines faith-based methods of recovery with research-driven counseling methods. Fully acknowledging God as our ever-present help in time of trouble, as a graduate you will embark on your missional career thoroughly equipped with practical and scholarly professional skills.
If you feel you are ready to experience a program designed to provide you with the skills and training necessary to work alongside individuals struggling with the many forms of addiction present across cultures, apply today.
The program is delivered in a blended format, combining the convenience of online learning, without sacrificing important face-to-face interactions gained from classroom instruction. But that’s not all the makes us unique. Through our program, you can:
“So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” – 1 Corinthians 10:31
View the CATALOG for the complete curriculum plan, course descriptions, and further detail about this program.
Get an overview of Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School’s counseling programs, hear from our faculty and students in the counseling programs, and see if LBC | Capital is where God is leading you.
Ryan Kuehner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Chair, Counseling & Social Work Dept. and M.A. in Professional Counseling Program Director
“Arguably the most encompassing demonstration of the commonalities between professional counseling and God’s Word can be seen in Christ’s declaration ‘…but everyone who is fully trained will be like their teacher.’ This not only informs the work we do and the way we teach, but also who we are and who we become.” — Dr. KuehnerRead Bio
Ph.D., Fielding Graduate University, Clinical Psychology
M.A., Fielding Graduate University, Clinical Psychology
M.S., Millersville University, Clinical Psychology
B.A., Bloomsburg University, Psychology
Judd Buckwalter, M.A.
Associate Professor, Addiction Counseling Program Director
“What motivates me to teach is seeing the overwhelming need for a biblically solid and emotionally healthy counselors who desire to love people in Jesus name.” — Mr. BuckwalterRead Bio
M.A., Lancaster Bible College|Capital Seminary, Marriage and Family COunseling
B.S., Lancaster Bible College, Bible