About Dr. Derrick Lovelle Whitt
Former Jehovah's Witness for fifteen years, Dr. Derrick is now actively pursuing, publishing and proclaiming Jehovah's Wisdom....
Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Studies (2002)
St. Luke Evangelical School of Biblical Studies, Hephzibah, GA
St. Luke Evangelical School Of Biblical Studies is the educational outreach ministry of The First International Church Of The Web and is not an accredited school, and has no plans to seek such accreditation. The credits earned by completing these lessons are non-academic and are not transferable to any other school, college, or university. Any certificates granted upon the completion of these lessons will be officially recognized by this school, The First International Church Of The Web, its membership, and its chartered churches.
So no accredation there.
Bachelor of Arts in Religious Counseling (2001)
American College, Golden Valley, MN
American College of Metaphysical Theology degree programs are not designed to meet any particular local, state or national licensing or credentialing laws, nor to meet any requirements established by any private independent associations. If you are seeking a degree for licensing purposes, the American College of Metaphysical Theology advises you to check with that association, state, or specific school district to determine if it is acceptable.
Nope no accredation there either
Biblical Studies Certificate (1999)
Hearing of Faith Bible Institute, Axtell, TX
Well I tried several different links and this one is no longer on the net. But according to the Google search
FREE CORRESPONDENCE BIBLE SCHOOL - Free Bible Studies by ...
That doesn't look like a place where one would get accredation
Computer Software Training Certificate (1998)
Business and Information Technology Certificate (1998)
Basic Clerical Skills (1998)
State University of New York Educational Opportunity Center, Syracuse, NY
I highly doubt these would give him accredation and an accredited counselor
Pastoral Counselor, New Life Ministries (2001 - present), Syracuse, NY
Minister, New Life Ministries (1998 - present), Syracuse, NY
Senior Counselor, Central New York Services, Syracuse, NY (2002 - 2003)
Minister, Beulah Baptist Church, Syracuse, NY (1999 - 2000))
Minister, Hebrew Baptist Church, Syracuse, NY (1999 - 2000)
Pastoral Counseling (#100101DLW), National Association of Certified Christ-based Counselors
This one was rather interesting. Part of the exam asks:
NACCBC's certification program must not be confused with state licensing requirements for...?
Individuals interested in state licensing should...?
I especially liked this part
Don't be fooled by state licensing, which has no regard for Christ-based related counseling methods. And counselors who are graduates of Christian colleges or members of Christian counseling associations can also be misleading. Ask for specific Christian counseling credentials such as certification, licensing, and standards, or else you will be vulnerable to atheist-based psycho-socio therapy disguised with shallow prayer and sprinkled scripture text
Now that sounds to me like only OUR counseling is worth anything. It is certainly better than college and university programs where students actually have to study human behavior and complete examines and do internships