This page contains some of the resources which have helped me on my journey with depression and anxiety. It is by no means an exhaustive list and I will be updating it from time to time. Whether you are a friend who wishes to understand more or you experience mental health problems yourself, I hope you will find some of these useful. I hope you find what works for you.

Christian perspectivesMusicPersonal experiencesSelf-help

Christian perspectives

Arthur Bennett (1975). The Valley of Vision: A collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions.

Chris Cipollone (2018). Down Not Out: Depression, anxiety, and the difference Jesus makes.

Elisabeth Elliot (2019). Suffering is Never for Nothing.

Emma Scrivener (2017). A New Day.

Matt Searles (2017). Tumbling Sky: Psalm Devotions for Weary Souls.

Richard Sibbes (1630). The Bruised Reed.

Vaughan Roberts (2007). Battles Christians Face: Tackling Big Issues with Confidence.

Zack Eswine (2014). Spurgeon’s Sorrows: Realistic Hope for those who Suffer from Depression.

Music

Blackpink (2016). Stay. Square Two.

Dreamcatcher (2019). Piri. The End of Nightmare.

Emma and Stuart Townend (2018). I am here for you. Courage.

Marc Straight feat LilyPichu (2018). Ephemeral. iamheaven.

Matt Searles (2013). Like deer in thirsty lands (Psalm 42&43). From the river to the ends of the earth.

Matt Searles (2016). Tumbling Sky: Psalms for Weary Souls.

Simon & Garfunkel (1965). The Sound of Silence. Sounds of Silence.

Steven and Clem Faux (2018). Lift (Psalm 91). You Are: Psalms Project Volume IV (90-105).

Trevor Hodge (2010). No Other Name. Songs for Little Rooms 2.

Twenty One Pilots (2011). Vessel.

Zedd feat Foxes (2012). Clarity. Clarity.

Personal experiences

Chris Morandi (2019). Old Cove Road.

Emma Scrivener (2012). A New Name: Grace and healing for anorexia.

Karolina Szczypiorska (2019). Mental Health Stories.

Laura Story (2015). When God doesn’t fix it: Lessons you never wanted to learn, truths you can’t live without.

Mark Meynell (2018). When Darkness Seems My Closest Friend: Reflections on life and ministry with depression.

Self-help

Albert Ellis (1999). How to Make Yourself Happy and Remarkably Less Disturbable.

Albert Ellis (2001). Feeling Better, Getting Better, Staying Better: Profound Self-Help Therapy for Your Emotions.

Chris Williams, Paul Richards and Ingrid Whitton (2002). I’m Not Supposed to Feel Like This: A Christian self-help approach to depression and anxiety.

Dennis Greenberger and Christine A. Padesky (2016). Mind over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think.

Michael Lawson (2006). D is for depression: Spiritual, psychological and medical resources for healing depression.

Paul Gilbert (2009). Overcoming Depression: A self-help guide using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques.

Timothy Lane (2015). Living Without Worry: How to Replace Anxiety with Peace.