Category Archives: Anxiety

Training – When Religion Gets Sick: A Guide for Therapists

Here’s the info for an upcoming workshop I’ll be presenting.  (Please see the end of this post for a 1 hour, abbreviated version I’ll be offering for NAMI on September 17.) When Religion Gets Sick: A Guide for Therapists 3 … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t These People Miserable?!

We all know people who seem to be miserable for what seems like no good reason. But what about people who ought to be miserable, but just aren’t? Are they delusional, or might they have something to teach us? I … Continue reading

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So why the heck don’t we meditate?

[We] are looking at potentially revolutionary insights to help address human mental and emotional anguish. As a person’s identity shifts through the practice of meditation, time and again practitioners report dramatic reductions in personal suffering. Pain does not go away, … Continue reading

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Chapter 20 from our book, Whirlwind

Milton and I have been plodding along our book.  The title has evolved to Whirlwind: Journeys with Job through Grief, Anxiety, and Pain. Here’s another chapter…. 20. How Much Less a Mortal Job 25:5-6  If even the moon is not … Continue reading

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A Day of Training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy – August 3

The Waco Partnership for Psychological and Spiritual Care and Hope for BPD are pleased to bring Dr. Shari Manning to Waco for a day of training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy on August 3, 2012. Dr. Manning will also be available for informal … Continue reading

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What if?

When the people saw that Moses was so long in coming down from the mountain, they gathered around Aaron and said, “Come, make us gods who will go before us. As for this fellow Moses who brought us up out … Continue reading

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The Most Effective Minute of Therapy I Ever Received

circa 1997 I was sitting in my psychiatrist’s office in the aftermath of losing my job, head in hands, and moaning, “What am I going to do?  WHAT am I going to do?  I’ve been humiliated.  I’m a laughingstock.  Everyone … Continue reading

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