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Our Top Christian Self-Help Resources

Whether you’re already pursuing your journey to healing and happiness, or have just begun, these Christian counseling resources can be invaluable. Discover all help, health, healing, and happiness these can bring.

Abusive Relationships 

“The Verbally Abusive Man: Can He Change?” by Patricia Evans

“The Verbally Abusive Relationship” by Patricia Evans

 

Anxiety 

You are Free by Rebekah Lyons

 

Freefall to Fly by Rebekah Lyons

 

Rhythms of Renewal  by Rebekah Lyons

 

Get out of your head by Jennie Allen

 

 

Apps

Pray as you Go - Meditation through prayer and scripture

 

Abide - Meditation through scripture and mindfulness exercises



Boundaries 

“Boundaries” by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

 

“Necessary Endings” by Henry Cloud



Brain Health 

Daniel Amen- Books, Youtube Videos, and website (www.amenclinics.com



Childhood Trauma 

“Silently Seduced” by Kenneth Adams (Emotional Incest)

 

“Wounded Heart: Hope for Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse” by Dan B Allender


 

Codependency 

“Codependent No More” by Melody Beattie



Emotions

“What Am I Feeling” by John Gottman

“Emotions: Can You Trust Them” by James Dobson


 

Forgiveness 

“Forgiving What You Can't Forget” by Lysa TerKurst


 

Goal Setting/Time Management

“Everything is Figureoutable” by Marie Forleo

 

“Sacred 6” by JB Glossinger

 

“The Best Yes” by Lysa TerKurst

“Breathe: Making Room for Sabbath” Bible study by Priscilla Shirer



Grief

Care Connections in Arnold, MO holds “Grief Share” groups

 

H. Norman Wright - books on grief



Intrusive Thoughts 

“Overcoming Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts” by Sally Winston and Martin Seif

 

“Battlefield of the Mind” - Joyce Meyer



Marriage/Relationships 

“The Five Love Languages” by Gary Chapman

 

“The Meaning of Marriage” by Timothy Keller

 

“Love and Respect” by Emerson Eggerichs

 

“This Momentary Marriage” by John Piper

 

“The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work” by John Gottman

 

“The Path Between Us” by Suzanne Stabile

Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss 

“Grieving the Child I Never Knew: A Devotional for Comfort in the Loss of Your Unborn or Newly Born Child” by  Kathe Wunnenberg
 

“Anchored: A Bible Study of Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Loss” by Erin Cushman


 

Organizational Growth/Leadership 

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A great place for organizations and individuals to come get tested and gain access to resources about their particular gifting and leadership qualities. This site also offers many resources on how to use those talents to the fullest in life. Great for teams to read and take the assessment together!


 

Parenting 

Care Connections in Arnold, MO holds “Parenting the Second Time Around” groups (Grandparents)

 

“Good Pictures Bad Pictures: Porn Proofing Today’s Young Kids” by Kristen A Jenson


Podcasts

Being Known Podcast with Curt Thompson (so so good. He covers lots of topics and is a believer who also is a psychologist)

Jennie Allen's podcast called Made for This.

Jennie covers many topics, but often discusses mental health in the context of our spiritual lives. This is rarely done, and she combines the two well. 

 

In the Light with Dr. Anita Phillips

Dr. Phillips is a believer who covers trauma. 

 

Restoring the Soul with Michael John Cusick

Michael is a believer who talks about mental health and trauma, porn addiction and more. Chez Barbosa had him as a professor in seminary school and raves about his knowledge. 

 

Daniel Amen’s Podcast "The Brain Warrior's Way"

 

Chip Ingram’s Podcast -"Overcoming Emotions That Destroy"



Self Understanding/Growth 

The Road back to you by Suzanne Stabile and Ian Morgan Cron

 

“Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead” by Brene Brown


 

Sexual Issues/Addictions

“Intended for Pleasure” by Ed and Gaye Wheat

 

“The Fantasy Fallacy” by Shannon Ethridge

 

“Wired for Intimacy: How Pornography Hijacks the Male’s Brain” by William Struthers


 

Spiritual Growth

“The Critical Journey” by Janet Hagberg, Robert A. Guelich

 

“Emotionally Healthy Spirituality” by Peter Scazzaro


 

Spiritual Warfare 

Chip Ingram Teaching

 

“Fasting for breakthrough and Deliverance” by John Eckhardt

 

Tapping (EFT) 

Thetappingsolution.com--The Ortner’s page has a lot of information about the science behind Tapping as well as various resources for how to go about Tapping.

 

Tapping solution app - seriously amazing! The Ortners have compiled a library of Tapping sessions where you just pick a topic and there’s a recording you can Tap along with.