Counseling a Gambler

2 Hour CEU

Dr. Shaw describes the effects of gambling, communicates how desires of the heart connect to temptation, and provides counseling strategies with specific applications for those in bondage to gambling.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Counseling a Gambler

    • Welcome!

    • Required Reading | for CEU with ACBC

    • Counseling and Gambling

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

    • Gambling Addiction Spikes in COVID-19 Shutdowns?

  • 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

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