Now you can get “On Edge: Mental Illness in the Christian Context” on your e-reader! Find it here on Amazon I will be rolling out the other books in ebook format over the next several months. Stay tuned!
When I graduated from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary with my Master’s degree in Counseling, I was fortunate to be already plugged into a church that was eager to have a counselor join the staff. To some, it may not have been the most attractive job offer: come create your own job for no money. However, what […]
The following is an excerpt from my book, “On Edge: Mental Illness in the Christian Context.” You can buy the book on Amazon.com, and if you are in the New England area I would love to meet you at my workshop based on the material in this book on Saturday, September 26, 9am-1pm in Lynn, […]
A special thanks to Jed Jurchenko for bringing this guest blog to ChurchTherapy.com! Be sure to check out his blog: www.CoffeeShopConversations.com “Jed, how do you reconcile the study of psychology with your faith in Jesus Christ?” I was first asked this question ten years ago, while enjoying coffee with two close friends. The story behind […]
If you are in the New England area, join me at my upcoming workshop: Saturday, September 26 9am-1pm. On Edge: Mental Illness in the Christian Context Whether or not you have experienced a mental illness, as Christians we all need to be a part of this conversation. Join me to learn how we as the […]
Check out my latest Pastor Training Video here! In this video I overview common mental health disorders that you may encounter when talking with your parishioners. Thanks for watching! Please comment if you have an idea for a future Pastor Training Video. I’d love to tailor my content to you!
It’s everywhere you go, chasing you like a shadow. It stops in to your job or your home uninvited when you least expect it. It lurks in dark corners that you pretend are not there, except in those times you run into the dark to feel hidden for a while. Shame. A byproduct of a […]
The following is an excerpt from my book, Emotional Traps: Finding Freedom in Everyday Life. This portion of the book provides an overview of the TRAPS assessment tool, originally designed for pastors to use with their parishioners. Anyone who is asking, “Am I emotionally healthy?” can get help answering that question using my TRAPS model. […]
I have seen the term “Christian counseling” appear in quotes of disdain throughout the past few days as news about the Duggar’s oldest son Josh molesting young girls broke. As a Christian counselor who openly writes about therapy within a church setting, I felt I needed to take this time to express what Christian counseling […]
Check out my guest post on The Cave Place blog, a great resource on mental illness for young adults.