Proven tips and resources for Christian Mental Health Healing and Restoration


Proven tips and resources for Christian Mental Health Healing and Restoration

See a counselor See a spiritual director Practice renewing the mind (holding thoughts captive for truthfulness and proclaiming truth when necessary) per scripture's command Listen to a body relaxation audio/video twice a day. One of the first steps in anyone's healing journey available for purchase at https://gailbrenner.com/guided-meditations/ Engage in silent, still, Christian contemplative/centering prayer for 20 minutes, twice a day. If you stick with it, guaranteed: 1) calms the mind, 2) calms the affective nervous system, 3) gives one more energy, 4) help's one experience God's presence more deeply

The video below is from Rev. Thomas Keating, and includes a 20 minute timer:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yg9Nzj3kiYo

Participate in in-person or virtual Christian prayer for healing examples: Christian Healing Ministries in Jacksonville Florida and The Inheritance House In Orlando Florida Avoid/minimize use of alcohol, sugar, and caffeine See a physician regularly Read and get familiar with key scripture truths https://www.christianmentalhealth.net/healing-truths Sleep with or close to an image of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Receive the Holy Eucharist/Communion as often as possible, if you're of the Catholic Faith Drink plenty of water/avoid dehydration Do not hold smart phone in hands whenever possible. Electro-magnetic energy increases anxiety Try to exercise regularly. Not too hard. Moderate. Consider in-person or virtual support groups https://mentalhealthgracealliance.org/ Do your best to eat healthy and consider a magnesium supplement Turn off all electronic devices at least 2 hours before bed. Get to bed early rather than late if possible. Pray for deliverance from evil https://www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/prayers-and-devotions/prayers/prayer-for-deliverance-from-evil Access the reading resources from clinical Psychologist Dr. Gail Brenner. She's tops in learning how to effectively deal with thoughts and emotions https://gailbrenner.com/archives/?showall=1 Book read: Christian Mental Health: From the Pit of Fear and Darkness, to Light and Love Book read: Overcoming Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts

Two healing ministries, where you can speak/pray with someone over the phone:
The Evangelism Response Center: (800) 634-2462
The Prayer & Crisis Referral Network: (877) 800-PRAY
A healing ministry that provides virtual spiritual direction and centering/contemplative prayer aids:
Rev.  Maria Gullo       thedeeperconnection.org
Three healing ministries where you can either call in or submit an online prayer request: Christian Healing Ministries in Jacksonville, Florida,  the International Order of St. Luke the Physician in San Antonio, TX, or the The Inheritance House in Orlando, Florida
 
National mental health support groups: 
The Grace Alliance​ & NAMI

All Information on this website is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for the advice provided by your physician or other healthcare professional. You should not use the information on this website for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease, or prescribing any medication or other treatment.  All communications with the Christian Mental Health Ministries are 100% confidential.          C 2021