About Above & Beyond
Donald J. Ibbitson, PhD
He is a Professional Clinical Member of National Christian Counselors Association and is licensed as an “NCCA Clinical Pastoral Counselor-Advanced Certification”.
He is also an ordained minister. His educational background also includes an MBA from Stanford University and a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Prior to entering full time ministry he worked as an Associate Pastor in a non-denominational church and also held a variety of engineering and business-related positions in the secular marketplace.
Dr. Ibbitson has met and worked with thousands of people in one-on-one counseling situations dealing with individual, marriage and family issues. He also has extensive experience in deliverance ministry and has, along with Phyllis Tarbox, developed resources and conducted seminars that have helped many thousands of people in the US and other countries.
He is also an educator and supervises Christian Counseling students enrolled in the Academy’s degree programs. He has also taught deliverance ministry and pastoral counseling courses at Christian Family Church Institute (CFCI) Bible College in Tampa, FL (2015-2018).
Phyllis J. Tarbox, PhD
She is a Professional Clinical Member of the National Christian Counselors Association and is licensed as an “NCCA Clinical Pastoral Counselor”. She is also an ordained minister. Phyllis has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Florida and before entering fulltime counseling ministry she worked for a large insurance company in the private sector. Phyllis works with individuals and couples in the realm of Christian counseling and also deals with families and children extensively.
She is very active in deliverance ministry with adults also and has helped prepare deliverance ministry training resources for students. She has also developed and implemented a special program for ministering deliverance to children.
Dr. Tarbox has also taught a deliverance ministry course at Christian Family Church Institute (CFCI) Bible College in Tampa, FL (2015-2018).