Check out this training video designed to help pastors understand the big picture of assessing emotional health when meeting with a parishioner. My Emotional TRAPS model offers an easy-to-remember assessment tool, and you can find even more information on this subject by reading my book of the same title, found here Click here to watch […]
Check out my new pastor training video here! In this video I walk you through the history of modern psychology, the various Christian responses, and how Church Therapy seeks to offer new treatment options within the church setting.
One of the most important distinctives of Church Therapy is that the church therapist works in tandem with the pastors. This kind of partnership is unique because there is a united team providing wraparound services to each parishioner. In other contexts in which pastors refer church members out to a nearby Christian counselor or other […]
I’m so excited to bring you a brand new category of content on churchtherapy.com — Pastor Training Videos! These videos will each be 10 minutes or less and will feature topics related to mental health or basic counseling/helping skills. The content in this first video is directly from the work of Bill Miller and Steve […]
2014 was the year of the book! My fourth book, Momentum, is now available here Hope you enjoy all four books and come back for more blog articles as I return my attention to my blog. Blessings, Kristen
With all of my book writing this year I have not had as much time to update the blog. Check out my 3rd book of the year, On Edge: Mental Illness in the Christian Context, here: http://tinyurl.com/phhyx7n Post a comment to let me know what you think of the book!
In light of the recent tragic death of Robin Williams (and of course many others who have also died by suicide who are not famous enough to make headlines), I decided to post a portion of the chapter on suicide that will be published in my next book, On Edge: Mental Illness in the Christian Context, […]
How’s your emotional health? Find out with my latest book, Emotional Traps: Finding Freedom in Everyday Life, available here: http://tinyurl.com/mvzs4ha
Getting Your Life Under Control: Making Order From The Chaos Now available! Buy it here: tinyurl.com/k6u7vlp
I wrote this poem after the death of my aunt. In the midst of tragic loss I hope it may be of help to those who grieve. Death, despair, devastation. Life shortened, stolen, snatched. This is no invention of God. Creator, Sustainer Unmatched. Dust once breathed to life in an instant Turns dry […]