30 episodes

"Madness & Grace Podcast" with Matthew Stanford, PhD, is a podcast from the Hope and Healing Center & Institute. The show will focus on the interplay between mental health and faith.

Madness & Grace Podcast HHCI

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

"Madness & Grace Podcast" with Matthew Stanford, PhD, is a podcast from the Hope and Healing Center & Institute. The show will focus on the interplay between mental health and faith.

    S2 EP6: Therapy vs Counseling - What's the Difference?

    S2 EP6: Therapy vs Counseling - What's the Difference?

    Join us on this insightful episode where we talk about the differences between these two vital mental health practices including:Defining the DifferencesEducational Backgrounds and QualificationsApproaches and Techniques Choosing Between Therapy and Counseling Session Durations and SettingsCommon MisconceptionsAddressing Mental Health ConditionsPersonal Preferences and NeedsInsurance and Cost Considerations Signs for Switching Stay tuned every two weeks for new episo...

    • 35 min
    S2 EP5: Today's Youth - Mental Health & Faith

    S2 EP5: Today's Youth - Mental Health & Faith

    In today's podcast, we are excited to welcome Amanda Shockley, the Youth Ministries Director at Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church in Houston, TX. With 15 years of experience in youth ministry, Amanda will join us to discuss the intersection of mental health and religion with today's youth and teens.Stay tuned every two weeks for new episodes - now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!-----Keep up with us!If you have a question you would like Matt to answer in future episodes, send them to contact@h...

    • 27 min
    S2 EP4: Breaking Stigma; Debunking Common Mental Health Myths

    S2 EP4: Breaking Stigma; Debunking Common Mental Health Myths

    In today's episode of the Madness & Grace Podcast, we tackle common misconceptions about mental health and their impact on society. We discuss how these myths create stigma and prevent people from seeking help, and we look at the role of media and popular culture in either reinforcing or challenging these false beliefs. We'll also explore myths about mental illness within faith communities and talk about how personal stories can help debunk these myths and build empathy. We also share pra...

    • 32 min
    S2 EP3: What is Mental Health?

    S2 EP3: What is Mental Health?

    In today's episode, we dive into, "What is mental health?". It's important to know that while you may not have a criteria for a mental illness, you still can have very poor mental health. As Dr. Matthew S. Stanford, PhD, says, "Mental health is a spectrum and we're all on it."Stay tuned every two weeks for new episodes - now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!-----Keep up with us!If you have a question you would like Matt to answer in future episodes, send them to contact@hhci.orgLearn more about ...

    • 33 min
    S2 EP2: Holistic Wellness

    S2 EP2: Holistic Wellness

    In today's episode, we dive into holistic wellness - what it is and how we approach it with our mental health care program at HHCI. Stay tuned every two weeks for new episodes - now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!-----Keep up with us!If you have a question you would like Matt to answer in future episodes, send them to contact@hhci.orgLearn more about the Hope and Healing Center & Institute at hhci.orgLearn more about our mental health training program, Gateway to Hope, at mentalhealthgatew...

    • 32 min
    S2 EP1: Borderline Personality Disorder

    S2 EP1: Borderline Personality Disorder

    Do you know someone whose relationships are overly intense and unstable, who fears abandonment, and who is involved in self-destructive behavior such as binge eating, substance abuse, or self-harm? Today, our hosts, Matthew Stanford, PhD, and Madeline Stiers, PhD, LCSW-S, discuss the topic of Borderline Personality Disorder. They go over what characteristics to look for in someone you think may have the disorder, how it may have originated, and what type of help they can receive.Stay tuned ev...

    • 31 min

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13 Ratings

13 Ratings

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Appreciate you all

THANK YOU for shedding light on this. I’m a mental health counselor in NC and I’ve been trying to educate and equip churches about this for years. It’s a struggle.

Me’s Daddy ,

Important work

Thanks for this ministry. Also Emilee is a fascinating young woman!

Srrewe ,

Great Message

This is such important work. Thank you for your mission and wonderful podcast.

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