On Tuesday, October 8th at our annual meeting The National Association of Nouthetic Counselors (NANC) voted to change our name.  The proposal passed with an astounding 91% and our organization is now called the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC). A number of significant biblical counseling organizations are in existence today,...

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NANC Proposed Name Change

Earlier this year, NANC’s board decided that it would be in the best interests of our association to change the name. There are three reasons we believe a name change is a great step for us. Let me explain them to you. We Want To Communicate Our Purpose Clearly First, the word nouthetic is...

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NANC Myth #1 – NANC Trains Their Counselors to Get Counselees off of Their Psychiatric Medication

One of the most persistent myths I hear about NANC is that our certified counselors are vehemently opposed to psychiatric medication and are trained to tell you to stop taking it.  This is simply not true. Taking psychiatric medications is controversial.  Many people have legitimate questions about their use and effectiveness. ...

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