Depression, Anxiety, and Other Things We Don't Want to Talk about (MP3 CD)

Depression, Anxiety, and Other Things We Don't Want to Talk about By Ryan Casey Waller, Ryan Casey Waller (Read by) Cover Image


A pastor and licensed psychotherapist himself suffering from depression and anxiety takes on the relationship of mental health and faith while addressing the role of self-care, compassion, and restoration.

Everyone knows someone who suffers from anxiety, depression, or another form of mental illness, but a stigma around mental health remains--especially in the church. Ryan Casey Waller--pastor, therapist, and cosufferer--has experienced firsthand the jarring dissonance of wrestling with mental health while trying to maintain a vibrant Christian faith. It can be a discouraging, lonely battle. But it doesn't have to be.

In this book, Waller emphasizes that mental health issues are not a symptom of a spiritual failing or insufficient faith; rather, suffering is the very thing our Savior seeks to heal as he leads us toward restoration. Combining practical theology, clinical insights, and deep compassion, Waller invites readers to

  • see why we need conversations in the church about mental health and how to have them;
  • discover why seeking knowledge about one's self is critical to growing deeper in relationship with God;
  • understand the basics of brain health, the intersection of biology and spirituality, and why emotional intelligence deserves more attention;
  • learn practical steps such as how to find a therapist, distinguish between a psychiatrist and a psychologist, and afford treatment; and
  • become equipped to support loved ones with mental illness while promoting healthy self-care.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781713571605
ISBN-10: 1713571609
Publisher: Thomas Nelson on Brilliance Audio
Publication Date: January 5th, 2021
Language: English

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