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  • SubGenre:Mental Health
  • Language:English
  • Pages:158
  • eBook ISBN:9798988789024

Mental Health for Spiritual People

by Keith Tower and Marcy Verduin

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The mental health book you've been looking for! Co-written by an experienced pastor with decades of private practice counseling experience and a renowned psychiatrist with over a decade of local church leadership experience, Mental Health for Spiritual People is sure to help followers of Jesus experience mental and emotional wholeness in a biblically and clinically faithful manner. Mental Health for Spiritual People seamlessly addresses mental health from an integrated biblical, medical, and counseling perspective. Deep truths and years of clinical and biblical expertise are brought together in a uniquely readable and accessible format. You won't have to abandon your faith to find mental health. And you won't have to abandon science to hold onto your faith. Instead, you will get Mental Health for Spiritual People.
"Dr. Marcy Verduin (MD) and Pastor Keith Tower (PhDc) have crafted an easy to read masterpiece on mental health. Mental Health for Spiritual People is a very helpful read. It is concise, balanced, insightful, accurate, and needed."  - Bishop Brett Fuller, Grace Covenant Church, Chantilly Virginia

If you are looking for a high level of expertise in both mental health and spiritual matters, this book is for you. Mental Health for Spiritual People begins with clear, accessible definitions of mental and emotional health that are easily understood. The role that emotions play in one's overall well being is then discussed and explored. Following these sections, you will learn about various forms of therapy and how they work to improve your mental and emotional health. Biblical, clinical, and full of grace and truth, these sections are essential for the spiritual person to navigate the landscape of mental health. The book then discusses the risks of suicide and the hope that faith offers. Preventative strategies are offered to assist spiritual people in maintaining their overall wellness. Finally, a brief discussion on the power of miracles offers hope to those who may lack access to effective care.
About the author
Pastor Keith Tower has been serving as the Senior Pastor of HighPoint Church in Orlando, Florida since 2005. Keith is a PhD candidate in Organizational Leadership and holds a Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Indiana University. He has been providing mental health services in private practice since 2001. Keith serves as a Professor of Leadership at Every Nation Seminary. He is a national board member of Blue Line Support, which provides crisis services to law enforcement personnel, and serves multiple law enforcement agencies as a member of his county's Critical Incident Stress Management team. Keith leads mental health seminars and team building seminars around the world. He and his wife, Jennifer, lead marriage and parenting workshops globally as well. Prior to his ministry and counseling careers, Keith played in the NBA for the Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks.

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