Elahe shares her journey to writing her book with a church community in Atlanta, GA Elahe Hessamfar has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kansas and an MS in Computer Science from George Washington University. She is a former ... [Continue Reading]
What if Some of Our Psychiatric Symptoms are Iatrogenic?
Illustration: Jon Han Many psychiatric treatments are iatrogenic, meaning the treatment itself creates new disordered symptoms. Unfortunately, not all physicians are familiar with all side effects of these drugs. This is partially because ... [Continue Reading]
Gaining Freedom in the Midst of Darkness: A Theological Perspective
The following is a paper I presented at the 17th annual conference of The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis in Philadelphia: The famous British scholar C.S. Lewis noted that, What we ... [Continue Reading]
A Theological Interpretation of the Language of Madness
I presented the following paper at the 20th international congress of International Society For Psychological And Social Approaches to Psychosis, in Liverpool , UK, on Sept. 2nd, 2017. Good morning everyone! My name is Elahe ... [Continue Reading]
What Should We Make of Hearing Voices?
I was reading a recently published article in the New Yorker, by Jerome Groopman, about those who hear voices. The article questions why some people hear voices, and when such voices might become a problem. I found the article interesting. The ... [Continue Reading]
Do Not Trust in Riches and Worldly Goods
Because you say, “I am rich, and have become wealthy, and have need of nothing,” and you do not know that you are wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked, 18 I advise you to buy from Me gold refined by fire so that you may become rich, ... [Continue Reading]
Being Built Up in Christ
The one who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk in the same manner as He walked. 1 John 2:6 As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established in ... [Continue Reading]
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