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A woman prays inside Westminster Cathedral, London, June 15, 2020.

Coronavirus, mental health, and the spiritual life: A priest psychologist offers tips from St. Ignatius

A priest and psychologist says understanding St. Ignatius, and how our own minds work, can help with spiritual and mental... Read more

Catholic priest, psychologist offer advice for stressful times

With disturbing and frightening news dominating the headlines in recent weeks, a psychologist and a priest suggested that Catholics take... Read more

Book Review: Jordan Peterson's 12 Rules for Life

The meteoric rise of Jordan B. Peterson, a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto, has resulted in a... Read more

The dangers of spiritualizing your psychological problems

Maria had been struggling with some depressive and anxious thoughts for a while, although at the time, she didn’t recognize... Read more

What I learned from Catholics with psychological struggles

A few weeks ago, I put out a little blurb on my personal Facebook wall.  Read more

Current students of the Institute for the Psychological Sciences, now a part of Divine Mercy University. Courtesy of Divine Mercy University.

As the Year of Mercy opens, so does this new mercy-themed university

Only a few weeks into the Holy Year of Mercy and the fruits of the jubilee year are already starting... Read more

Conference to help therapists integrate faith into practice

An upcoming Catholic psychotherapy conference aims to foster an understanding of human dignity and goodness among therapists, according to a... Read more

Robert Matsui Federal Courthouse in Sacramento is home to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. Photo by Rojer via Flickr.com (CC BY 2.0)

Judge blocks Calif. 'gay therapy' law over free speech concerns

A federal judge has temporarily blocked a California law that bars therapy to change the behaviors or orientations of those... Read more

Bill May of Catholics for the Common Good.

Calif. gay therapy law erodes parental rights, critics charge

Pro-family and parental rights groups are saying a new California law banning therapy for minors who struggle with same-sex attraction... Read more