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Theologically sound and medically astute, this is a safe guide for those who battle the darkness of mental illness and for those who care about them. As a bonus blessing, the book is deeply moving and wrapped in a package of delightful prose.

Greene-McCreight, an Episcopal priest, does what is so desperately needed in our therapeutic society—she practices psychotherapy under the authority of Scripture. A careful theologian, fully committed to the authority of Scripture, yet the beneficiary of healing therapy with an astonishingly wide and deep understanding of the field, the author weds the two convincingly. This is not a mere academic treatise, however.

The author invites us to join her in a journey through her own darkness, opening every shadowed corner of her soul, yet without a trace of the maudlin.



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Darkness is my Only Companion: A Christian Response to Mental Illness is available at christianbook.com and other retailers.

More information is available from Brazos Press.

Christianity Today interviewed reviewer Robertson McQuilkin about caring for his wife while she suffered from Alzheimers.

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