My top 14 mental health books | Brett’s Picks

In my talk The Walking Wounded, I address mental health. I walk through my own journey and give some great resources on how to help yourself or others struggling with mental health. Below are my favourite books on this topic. I have given you direct links to Amazon in Canada and the US after each book where you can find the full descriptions. I have put (faith-based) at the end of the book if the author has faith-based content in the book. My Favourite Mental Health books:

1. The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook – Edmund J. Bourne
Amazon (Canada – https://amzn.to/38XOD4y) (US – https://amzn.to/2Q0nVzh)

2. Mental Health and the Church: A Ministry Handbook for Including Family impacted by Mental Illness – Stephen Grcevivc (Faith-based)
Amazon (Canada – https://amzn.to/35BSvWx) (US – https://amzn.to/2Z35z4U)

3. Christians Get Depressed too – David Murray (Faith-based)
Amazon (Canada – https://amzn.to/2Q1QEny) (US – https://amzn.to/2Q42vRM)

4. Troubled Minds: Mental Illness and the Church’s Mission– Amy Simpson (Faith-based)
Amazon (Canada – https://amzn.to/2PZ7h3b) (US – https://amzn.to/2tyLeZC)

5. The Ripple Effect – Sleep better, eat better, move better, think better – Greg Wells
Amazon (Canada – https://amzn.to/34zmg9m) (US – https://amzn.to/2PZCB1Q)

6. When Life Goes Dark: Finding Hope in the Midst of Depression – Richard Winter (Faith-based)
Amazon (Canada – https://amzn.to/2Ev8IB9) (US – https://amzn.to/2S9fftk)

7. Leading on Empty: Refilling your tank and renewing your passion – Wayne Cordeiro (Faith-based)
Amazon (Canada – https://amzn.to/34ycWCF) (US – https://amzn.to/2tyLTdy)

8. The Relaxation Response – Herbert Benson
Amazon (Canada – https://amzn.to/2Ex78OW) (US – https://amzn.to/34xRHRb)

9. Emotionally free: a prescription for healing body, soul, and spirit – Dr. Grant Mullen (Faith-based)
Amazon (Canada – https://amzn.to/2EATLNK) (US – https://amzn.to/2Ev8Xw5)

10. Trauma & Resilience – Effectively Supporting Those Who Serve God – Frauke C. Schaefer & Charles A. Schaefer (Faith-based)
Amazon (Canada – https://amzn.to/38YBKar) (US – https://amzn.to/2s1vGNy)

11. Fearless in 21 Days – A Survivor’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety – Sarah Ball (Faith-based)
Amazon (Canada – https://amzn.to/38Qxhq2) (US – https://amzn.to/2Ex53Tj)

12. Overwhelmed – Winning the War Against Worry – Perry Nobel (Faith-based)
Amazon (Canada – https://amzn.to/38TdO8e) (US – https://amzn.to/2Z38ydC)

13. When Panic Attacks: The New Drug-Free Anxiety Treatment that can change your life – David D. Burns
Amazon (Canada – https://amzn.to/2EyZfZx) (US – https://amzn.to/2PA8Q8L)

14. Who switched off my Brain? Controlling toxic thoughts and emotions – Dr. Caroline Leaf
Amazon (Canada – https://amzn.to/2rcxtz0) (US – https://amzn.to/2ExFscT)

15. Your Story: The Wounding Embrace – Brett Ullman & Adam Clarke with Dr. Merry Lin (Faith-based)
Amazon (Canada – https://amzn.to/34EryjE) (US – https://amzn.to/36WHyzn)

The above links contain Amazon affiliate links.

If you have read any books that you think should be added to this list please just add them in the comments. Thanks.

About The Author

Brett Ullman

Brett Ullman travels North America speaking to teens, young adults, leaders, and parents on topics including parenting, mental health, sexuality, pornography, men, dating and media. Brett's seminars engage and challenge attendees to try and connect our ancient faith with our modern culture we live in. Participants are inspired to reflect on what we know, what we believe and how our faith ought to serve as the lens through which we view and engage tough conversations in our society today.

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