Lou Priolo is the founder and president of Competent to Counsel International. He is a graduate of Calvary Bible College and Liberty University and has been a full-time biblical counselor since 1985. He is the author of several books including The Heart of Anger, The Complete Husband,Teach Them Diligently, Getting a Grip, Picking Up the Pieces, Pleasing People and Resolving Conflicts. In addition to his books, Lou has dozens of recordings extrapolated from his years of lectures, teaching, and preaching. He is the editor of the Resources for Biblical Living series of booklets dealing with numerous counseling issues. Lou is a Fellow in the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors and an instructor with the Birmingham Theological Seminary. He travels frequently throughout the United States and abroad training pastors, laymen, and fellow counselors. Lou and his wife, Kim, have been married since 1987 and are the parents of two girls, Sophia and Gabriella.
David Covalli is the administrative associate for CCI. He is a native of Columbia County, New York, and a graduate of Liberty University (Lynchburg, VA). He is currently working on his Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling at The Master’s College (Santa Clarita, CA) and is near finishing the necessary requirements to become a Certified Biblical Counselor through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors. Since 2014, David has been studying under and working with Lou Priolo. He has been married to his wife Kimberly since 2011 and they reside in Montgomery, AL.