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Anti- Anxiety Song List

By Esther Davis / April 30, 2024

Before I became a therapist I studied worship arts in college, and for a time became a vocational worship leader. Since then, I have continued to lead worship and write songs. It’s interesting how the two roles intertwine so well when it comes to helping others achieve spiritual, emotional, and mental health. As a therapist…

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A Gift Midst Suffering

By Esther Davis / August 22, 2023

Through tears I shared with my ministry team how God mustn’t delight in our suffering. I had in mind someone close to me who is experiencing much pain. It caused me to wonder again how God can bring anything good from this kind of suffering. Later the next evening, as I was rushing from store…

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Should Christians Seek Talk Therapy?

By Esther Davis / April 12, 2023

Should Christians Seek Talk Therapy? Deuteronomy 6:5 & Cognitive Behavioral Therapy I’m grieved by the fact that many Christians are highly resistant to consider talk therapy for treating mental health. In some cases this resistance persists even as they watch their friends and family struggle with suicidal ideation and other mental health issues. One held…

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5 Tips to Survive Working from Home with Family

By Esther Davis / April 17, 2020

A friend of ours recently shared how he has been quarantined to work from home in his small apartment in New York City. He is set up to work from a small desk in his living room where he shares living space with his wife and small kids. Over the phone he apologizes for screaming,…

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3 Things to Expect When Pursuing Therapy

By Esther Davis / January 1, 2020

I get it. Going to therapy for the first time can feel intimidating and vulnerable. I’ve been there. It takes a lot of courage to open up your inner life to a complete stranger. Especially when we are struggling it seems easier to simply ignore our anxieties and difficult feelings. We distract ourselves and it…

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