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What We Do

Biblical Counseling of the East Valley (BCEV) is a Certified Training Center for the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC).

We provide certification courses, advanced training, and conferences to prepare church leaders and members to accurately and effectively apply God’s Word through counseling in the context of the local church.

We also provide counseling matching services to anyone wanting to receive Biblical counseling from one of our certified counselors.

Who We Serve

Church Leaders

We assist and encourage local church leaders in meeting the needs of those seeking help from within their church by providing biblical training, resources and/or becoming an ACBC Certified Counselor. (We are a certified training center through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors.)

Church Members

We are a resource to help the local church equip men and women that desire to grow in their effectiveness of caring for others and/or becoming an ACBC Certified Counselor.

East Valley Community

We provide biblical counseling for individuals looking for biblical solutions to life’s problems in Tempe, Chandler, Mesa, Gilbert, and Queen Creek, Arizona.

Our Purpose


To encourage and equip Christians within the church to biblically counsel and disciple as a normal practice.


To equip church members for biblical change and more effective person-to-person discipleship.

Advanced Training

To offer practical help for more complex counseling issues through ongoing training.

The law of the Lord is perfect,
refreshing the soul.
The statutes of the Lord are trustworthy,
making wise the simple.

-Psalm 19:7


Sufficiency of Scripture:  To promote confidence in the sufficiency of God’s Word as the sole source for authoritative and accurate counsel to Christians regarding life issues and non-physical problems. (Ps 19:7-14, 2 Tim 3:16-17)

Progressive Sanctification:  To provide practical application of biblical truths to benefit church members in their personal growth in sanctification. (Phil 2:13)

Affordable training and church-based counseling: To provide quality, biblically based training to church leaders and church members.

Recent & Upcoming Events

REGISTRATION IS OPEN – Phase 1 — Fundamentals Training 2024

“Your testimonies also are my delight;  They are my counselors.” — Psalm 119:24 Greetings BCEV Friends!  Registration. Registration is now open for our Phase 1 — Fundamentals training! We are excited to host another introductory course to biblical counseling. Each...

REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Phase 1 — Observation Training

“The things that you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.” — Philippians 4:9 ______________________ Paul modeled his discipleship after the Lord Jesus who taught in word as well as in deed....

Fundamentals Class 2023

Have you heard? We are starting our biblical counseling training on March 18th with the Phase 1 — Fundamentals course. We’ve expanded this course and improved our registration process. You can register for the course here and find out more details below. Registration....