CXMH: On Faith & Mental Health

CXMH: On Faith & Mental Health


Latest Episodes

74 - How Do We Make Our Churches Inclusive for Mental Health? (feat. Dr. Stephen Grcevich)
April 29, 2019

In this episode, we’re joined by Dr. Stephen Grcevich (founder of Key Ministry and author of Mental Health and the Church) to talk about how we can make our churches & ministries more inclusive to those encountering mental health struggles and their famil

73 - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (feat. Dr. Elizabeth McIngvale)
April 15, 2019

This week, we’re joined by Dr. Elizabeth McIngvale to talk about her personal journey with OCD, what OCD is (and isn’t), and what types of things to be looking for in OCD treatment.

72 - Mentoring, Leading, & Empowering Others
April 09, 2019

Do you lead others in some capacity? (Hint: the answer is yes). This week, Holly and Robert talk about mentoring both formal and informal, the way we can lead others through our actions, and why empowering those coming behind us is important. We also touc

71 - What if We're Called to a Ministry of Weakness? (feat. Alia Joy)
April 01, 2019

Today, we’re joined by author Alia Joy to talk about weakness and finding God in all we lack. We talk about imposter syndrome, false ideas of God, the fluency of hope, poverty, not fitting in, bipolar disorder, and much much more.

70 - Teens, Anxiety, & Self-Esteem (feat. Lisa Schab)
March 25, 2019

We’ve all seen the headlines in the past few years: adolescents seem to be wrestling with more anxiety than ever before. In this episode, we’re joined by Lisa Schab, LCSW who has written tons of mental health workbooks for teens. We talk about why the anx

58 - Religious Coping Skills: Good, Bad, or Both? (feat. Dr. Kenneth Pargament)
December 03, 2018

How do our religious & spiritual beliefs factor into how we cope with hard times in our lives? Dr. Kenneth Pargament (author of The Psychology of Religion and Coping) comes by the show to talk to us about his work in exactly that area. We talk about integ

57 - Why We Need Better Sleep (& How to Get It) (feat. Dr. Michael Scullin)
November 19, 2018

Hey, how’re you feeling today? Tired? Us too. This week, we’re joined by Dr. Michael Scullin (an expert in the connection between sleep & cognition) to talk about getting good sleep and how we’re not getting it. We talk about how lack of sleep impac

56 - Centering Prayer, Solitude, Stillness, & Mindful Silence (feat. Phileena Heuertz)
November 12, 2018

Our good friend Phileena Heuertz is back with a new book, Mindful Silence! She joins us to talk about centering prayer and the role that things like solitude, silence, and stillness play in our callings to social action.

55 - CBT for Christians (feat. Dr. Michelle Pearce)
November 05, 2018

How are thoughts, emotions, and behaviors connected? What can we do about that? Can CBT be integrated with spiritual & religious beliefs? This week’s guest, Dr. Michelle Pearce, drops by to chat with us about all of this. She talks us through the basics

54 - Sexual Abuse by Faith Leaders (feat. Dr. David Pooler)
October 29, 2018

In this important episode, we talk with Dr. David Pooler, who has done extensive research talking with survivors of sexual abuse perpetrated by faith leaders. Dr. Pooler talks us through the survivors’ experiences within their churches (largely bad), as