Episode Summary:

Join me with Alicia Michelle – Christian Mindset Coach for a candid discussion about my personal journey through depression as a Christian doctor. First, we unpacked the complexities of depression from personal, professional, and spiritual angles. Then, we addressed fundamental questions surrounding depression, such as its definition, the intersection of faith and mental health, barriers to self-recognition, and practical strategies for identification. You won’t want to miss this episode as we offer insights on depression from personal, professional and spiritual perspectives.


Questions we answer in this episode:


Scripture References:

  • John 10:10 “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”
  • 2 Corinthians 10:5 “We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.”
  • Psalm 30:5 “For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.”


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Alicia Michelle, podcast hostAlicia Michelle is a certified mindset coach, speaker, Bible study author and award- winning podcast host of the top-ranked The Christian Mindset Coach Podcast. Through her coaching and courses (and by the power of the Holy Spirit), she equips Christian women with practical biblically-based tools to break free from the worry and exhaustion of perfectionism, people pleasing and performance that come from feeling “never enough”.








Struggling in silence? Discover the truths about navigating the darkness of depression as a Christian in this eye-opening discussion. From personal anecdotes to spiritual insights, this episode will reshape your understanding of mental health. Don't miss out!