Psychological Counseling and Health Recovery 

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The IDL Responders Training is an online training program provided to equip persons to be first responders doing individual and group Christian psychological counseling for others who have emotional and relational disturbances, stress, trauma, depression, anxiety, dementia, and obesity. Understanding basic anatomy and lifestyle health principles are at the core of this training, particularly for health recovery from hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, irritable bowel syndrome, cancer, arthritis, asthma, fibroids, and inflammation.

The training is over a two-month period.

Training Schedule

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The syllabus covers the following topics:

  • Health: Meaning and Practice
  • Total wellness from the brain down and lifestyle disease treatment protocols
  • Understanding brain function
  • Mental health, the gut, immunity, and insulin resistance
  • Mental health disorders: Categories, symptoms, and causes
  • Stress and trauma recovery
  • Brain wiring and rewiring: Resiliency after crisis
  • Depression and anxiety recovery: a biomedical functional approach
  • Individual and group basic mental health and general counseling techniques


Training involves:

  • Pre and post training evaluation
  • Participants’ psychosocial health assessments
  • Individual 30-minute counseling and treatment solutions
  • Four days workshop followed by 4, 1½ hours live video meetings on the evenings of the second week
  • Four, 1-hour small group video meetings
  • Use of the Brain Health and Total Wellness App
  • 6 Case-Study Assignments based on presentations and the App
  • 10-day Health Challenge
  • Project Assignment
  • Counseling practicum and supervision
  • Graduation and Certificate

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See previews of the resource materials.

Brain Health App



Participants must fill the criteria of being a leader-manager in an organization or community, or must be an aspiring or certified health coach/medical missionary.

NOTE: Individuals can apply independent of an organization.



We provide scholarship opportunities to complete this course. Scholarship applicants must be leaders of youth, community, or religious groups.



To request training for persons in your organization, complete the IDL Training Form by clicking the button below.

Note: The minimum person-limit is 12 in any given training program.

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