CXMH
a podcast at the intersection of Christianity & mental health.

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Posts tagged counseling
31 - Does It Matter If Your Therapist Is Christian? (feat. Dr. Holly Oxhandler)

This week, I talk with Dr. Holly Oxhandler, the Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development and an Assistant 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.

We talk about the difference between social work and other mental health professions, if clients are wanting to discuss spirituality with their therapists, and if it really matters what faith your therapist believes in. Hint: maybe, maybe not. Listen to the episode instead of trying to find the answers in the show notes, you slacker. (Just kidding, you're great.)

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29 - Why Don't People Get Treatment? (& How Can We Help?) (feat. Dr. David Susman)

This one's got it all! I talk with Dr. David Susman, a clinical psychologist, blogger, and award-winning mental health advocate, and he has a lot to offer! Based on Dr. Susman's most popular posts, we talk about the most common reasons people don't get mental health treatment: things like stigma, financial costs, availability of mental health professionals, and more. We also talk about practical ways to help remove those barriers.

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28 - Faith & Mental Wellness (feat. Brittney Moses)

This week, Steve hijacks the show! He talks with Brittney Moses, a clinical Psychology student, app developer, and writer at the intersection of faith & mental health. She has some amazing things to say and share with us. Also, apparently Steve's inner critic is named 'Robert,' which I find highly offensive.

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