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By On May 30th, 2014

The Evolving Relationship Between Mental Health Care and Traditional Religion

The relationship between Christian counseling and secular psychiatry is often presented as being characterized by conflict. In recent years, this misperception is slowly changing, but there are still many who believe traditional religion and secular psychiatry cannot co-exist. The conflict between these two counseling methods was very real decades ago, but these days most Christian…

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By On May 16th, 2014

What Can Be Done About Chronic Nightmares Related to PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is believed to affect over 2.3 million American veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars alone, adding to an estimated total of 24.4 million Americans thought to have PTSD at any time. Unfortunately, up to half of those dealing with the signs of PTSD don’t seek help for many of the…

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By On March 31st, 2014

Rick and Kay Warren Establish Mental Health Ministry

A year ago, Rick and Kay Warren’s lives were torn apart when their son Matthew died from a self-inflicted gunshot. Rick, pastor of Saddleback Church, still finds himself in tears daily. He still searches for answers, and spends his evenings journaling and trying to understand God’s purpose in allowing Matthew to suffer with mental illness…

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By On October 5th, 2012

Ed Welch Speaks on Helping Those With Mental Health Issues

At the Desiring God 2012 National Conference that took place in Minneapolis, Minn., over the weekend, counseling expert Ed Welch spoke on how Christians can improve the way they minister to those struggling with mental health issues. Jeff Schapiro of the Christian Post was there to catch his speech. Welch stressed that while it can…

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