#1 Yes, we are encouraged to counsel and set up our own business.

#2 Probably not, since it's not a university program.

It's not so much my life experiences as just believing that this is where God is leading me. This is a Christian counseling program, not just secular.

Happily recovered!and Happily Married :0)

Commit your works to the LORD and your plans will be established.
Proverbs 16:3