Addiction Counseling: Where to Begin

3 Hour CEU

Dr. Shaw gives the biblical counselor a foundational framework for all of biblical counseling and especially addiction counseling and applies it to different addiction issues.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Addiction Counseling: Where to Begin

    • Welcome!

    • Required Reading | for CEU with ACBC

    • Understanding Temptation: A Framework for Counseling All Types of Addiction

    • Where to Begin with Life Dominating Sins

    • How to Change Patterns of Thought and Behavior

  • 2

    Bonus Content!

    • Start a group study at your church or program!

    • Completing Your Addictions Counseling Specialization with ACBC

    • Get Commissioned with The Addiction Connection (CABC)


DMin, Biblical Counseling, ACBC since 2002, CADAC II

Dr. Mark E. Shaw

Mark is a certified biblical counselor and Founder of The Addiction Connection. As an author, speaker, teacher of the Word, and certified alcohol and drug addiction counselor, Mark has been involved in helping people who struggle with addictions since 1991. He serves as the Director of Counseling at Grace Fellowship Church in Florence, KY. He and his wife, Mary, have 4 young adult children.


What if I already purchased "ACBC Addictions Counseling Specialization - Education Phase"?

Please note that if you have already purchased "ACBC Addictions Counseling Specialization - Education Phase" for $197 from The Addiction Connection, then you already have this mini-course. If you have any questions, please email us at or reach out to ACBC at