045: How Faith & Therapy Integrate In Mental Health Treatments with Dr. Holly Oxhandler
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Should Christians only see a Christian therapist?
How can faith and therapy integrate into mental health treatments?
And what does the data show about the benefits of including ones faith in therapy?
We're diving into all these things and more with my friend Dr. Holly Oxhandler. Trust me, you don’t want to miss it!
Dr. Holly Oxhandler is the Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development and an Associate Professor at Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work. Holly studies religion/spirituality, health and mental health, and is especially interested in whether and how mental and behavioral health therapists discuss their client’s religious/spiritual beliefs in treatment. She developed and validated the Religious/Spiritually Integrated Practice Assessment Scale in addition to other instruments to measure the integration of clients’ religion/spirituality in mental health treatment, has written for numerous academic journals, and her research has been featured in the Washington Post, Consumer Affairs, Religion News Service, and more. She also co-hosts the weekly podcast, CXMH: Christianity & Mental Health and lives in Waco, TX with her family.
Get started with online therapy & counseling:
Better Help Counseling (10% off your first month): https://betterhelp.com/moses
Faithful (Christian) Counseling (10% off your first month): https://faithfulcounseling.com/brittney
For a list of specific mental help & crises resources: https://brittneyamoses.com/mental-help-resources/
Connect with Holly Oxhandler here!
Holly offers a free, one-week “Self-Care for Helpers Guide” on her website!
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