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The GFI Counseling Institute also has a series of vocational level Continuing Education Unit (CEU) courses related to Exchanged Life discipleship and counseling. These tuition-based courses include an online component with a password-required Course Page that includes the Student Guide, online videos, resources, and a review test. The courses do not have an assignment schedule; you can start at any time and proceed at your own pace. These courses are still available as traditional mail-based correspondence courses as well.  A Certificate of Completion is given upon completion of each course, and the Diploma of Biblical Counseling is awarded after the completion ten. To apply for formal CEU credit, you may inquire of your professional agency.


Foundational Courses (taken in sequence)
The first six courses have active links to their corresponding course home page and a separate page for additional required materials.

GFEL1 Exchanged Life Counseling I  GFICI-foundational-course-materials

GFEL2 Exchanged Life Counseling II  GFICI-foundational-course-materials

GFDEL Devotional Literature  GFICI-foundational-course-materials

GFCOS Counseling Skills  GFICI-foundational-course-materials

Additional Courses (student’s choice and sequence)

GFEVD Evangelism and Discipleship

GFCCC  Christ Centered Children’s Counseling  (required materials)

GFROP The Role of Psychology

GFCLC Counseling and the Local Church

GFMAF Marriage and Family

GFSPW Spiritual Warfare

GFTWG How to Teach the Word of God

GFTHF Theological Foundations

Tuition and Fees
Tuition per GFI Course: $75.00

Other required materials per course $ _____(identified on course page or by phone) plus shipping and handling

The additional required reading / materials vary per course. A PDF document listing the required reading for the first four courses is here: GFICI-foundational-course-materials

Steps to enroll
1. Request to enroll in a course by filling in the online form below.
2. Phone GFI at 865-429-0450 to discuss additional required materials.
3. GFI will inform or invoice you regarding the tuition and materials you order. Or, you can pay the tuition for a course via GFI’s online store here.
4. After you pay the course invoice (usually by credit/debit card over the phone), you are sent the course materials and emailed the password to the course’s home page.

Whether you have already attended the Exchanged Life Conference and Spirituotherapy Workshop, Online Lecture Series, or would like to begin your training here, we encourage you to move forward in your calling for personal ministry.

To inquire about a CEU course, please complete and submit the form below:



Revised July, 2016