My Top Five Books on Depression

Biblical counseling resources on depression.

As many of you know I read a lot. I thought I would share some of the books that I have found helpful in thinking through depression from a biblical perspective.

Some of these were assigned reading in my biblical counseling program for my Master’s in Divinity and others are helpful resources I found afterward.

I hope they are helpful to you. Write a comment on which one you find/found most helpful. 

Hodges, Charles, Good Mood Bad Mood: Help and Hope for Depression and Bipolar Disorder. 

Good Mood Bad Mood: Help and Hope for Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Lloyd-Jones, Martin, Spiritual Depression.

Spiritual Depression: Its Causes and Its Cure

Mack, Wayne, Down but Not Out.

Down, But Not Out: How to Get Up When Life Knocks You Down (Strength for Life)

Welch, Ed, Blame It on the Brain.

Blame It on the Brain: Distinguishing Chemical Imbalances, Brain Disorders, and Disobedience (Resources for Changing Lives)

Welch, Ed, Depression: A Stubborn Darkness. 

Depression: Looking Up from the Stubborn Darkness

Piper, John, When Darkness Will Not Lift.

When the Darkness Will Not Lift: Doing What We Can While We Wait for God–and Joy

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