Russell Hall, a member of the Soul Care Collective Steering Committee, shares some information about what a psychologist is and how they are trained.
— June 8, 2015
Today’s post features Martha O’Reilly, author of Beyond the Deception of Depression. Here, she talks about the inspiration for her book and her hopes for those who will read it.
— May 4, 2015
In the marathon of life, we’re all running the “first one,” and it is filled with countless challenges, unknowns, and “walls” that seem insurmountable. Each of us desperately needs a community that will surround us, love us, encourage us, and remind us that we can do it, to just keep putting one foot in front of the other.
— March 25, 2015
It all was so seductive. Wasn’t I loving others by helping them? Didn’t they really need my help? Isn’t it selfish to put my eyes on life? Satan knew just how to trap me in this game. Kathy Milans shares her journey toward healthy boundaries.
— February 23, 2015
I needed the one thing I did not have: space to respond to anxiety. Space to make order of the chaos. Space to rest in the midst of panic and fear. Space to see and hear what was pure and true about my life, about me. Space to know that the ground Jesus and I had walked once before was not lost. I was not anxious Ellen exposed for her true self. I was Ellen in a state of anxiety. My old victories were not undone. A new victory was mine just ahead.
— February 16, 2015
Today’s Soul Care post is a grace-filled story of hope from Ellen Martin. Read as she shares her struggle with anxiety and the triumphant victory of Christ over a longing, trembling heart.
— March 17, 2014
Many of us in helping ministries have escorted a client or parishioner to a psychiatric hospital for an evaluation or possible admittance. My experience has included several times where I witnessed children and adults being physically restrained by staff. Restraint might not be the first line of intervention in many psychiatric facilities in the future. […]
— June 24, 2013
Based on the findings of the Surgeon General’s report on the magnitude of mental illness in this country, we know that one in four families sitting in the pews have a member dealing with mental illness. Yet our religious communities are often silent when it comes to understanding mental disorders as treatable illnesses. And many […]