“3,000 Pulses Later”- Martha Rhodes

3000 Pulses Later Book“Martha Rhodes, a successful advertising executive, wife, and mother with a seemingly ideal life succumbed to depression and overdosed on Xanax and alcohol in a failed suicide attempt. The memoir describes her challenges with untreated, drug-resistant depression and the struggle to find an alternative to the drugs that failed to relieve her symptoms. After a grueling stay in psychiatric ward and many months of trial-and-error medications, Rhodes pursued TMS, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, the FDA-cleared, safe and proven-effective alternative to ECT (electroconvulsive therapy) and ineffective drugs. 3,000 Pulses Later Continue reading

“Living with a Black Dog”- Matthew and Ainsley Johnstone

Livingwithablackdog2“The must-have guide for partners, family, friends, and colleagues of depression sufferers, includes practical advice about recognizing the symptoms of depression in a loved one, living with a depressed person, and helping them to tame their Black Dog. In a simple and clever way, the book offers valuable insights about helpful approaches to living with depression and the importance of self-care for the carer.”     Click here to purchase

 

“I Had a Black Dog”- Matthew Johnstone

I Had a Black Dog Book“Artist and writer Matthew Johnstone, a sufferer himself, has written and illustrated this moving and uplifting insight into what it is like to have a Black Dog as a companion. It shows that strength and support can be found within and around us to tame it. Black Dog can be a terrible beast, but with the right steps can be brought to heel.”

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“Journeys with the Black Dog”- Edited by Tessa Wigney, Kerrie Eyers, and Gordon Parker

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“Depression can be a dark and lonely experience: sharing with a friend can make all the difference. In Journeys with the Black Dog many people share their stories of living with depression. Written with raw honesty and sharp humor, these stories demonstrate it is possible to gain control over depression. A genuinely inspiring read for anyone who suffers from depression and those who care for them.”

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“The God Shaped Brain” – Timothy R. Jennings, M.D.

The God Shaped BrainIn this book Dr. Jennings introduces you to the Integrative, Evidence-Based approach of understanding scripture. This method harmonizes scripture, science (including neuroscience), and experience. He presents the Great Controversy over God’s character and contrasts the two views of law, documenting the impact each view has upon neuro-development, brain, mental, physical, and relationship health. He documents our view of hell, presents a complete atonement model explaining why Christ had to die, and answers questions, Continue reading

“Recovering The Scandal Of The Cross”- Joel Green & Mark Baker

“The cross is the defining symbol of the Christian faith. Yet the Roman cross was first and foremost an instrument of cruel, shameful and violent execution. Early Christians quickly recognized the atoning significance of the cross of Christ, and it resonated deeply with their experience of salvation. But the cross remained a blessing framed by scandal, an epochal and yet mysterious event irreducible to a single formulation. As Joel Green and Mark Baker demonstrate, the New Testament displays a rich array of interpretations of the cross. Continue reading

“Could It Be This Simple?”- Timothy R. Jennings, M.D.

Could It Be This Simple? A Biblical Model for Healing the Mind is a breakthrough in understanding the mind which provides real answers for regular people. It describes in simple language how our mental faculties are designed to work, what happens when they don’t and provides straightforward methods for reestablishing the mind in a healthy balance. The concepts described in this book have been successfully utilized in thousands of patients who have experienced more than just improvement in mood, but also recovery of their God-given dignity, autonomy and self-control. Continue reading