Author Archive: Ryan McMillian, MDiv, MFT

14 Feb

Psychology and Spirituality Can Go Hand-in-Hand When Addressing Mental Health

Ryan McMillian is a Staff Therapist and alum of our Post Graduate Certificate Program for members of the clergy. Here, Ryan responds to the philly.com article "Her religion made her mental illness worse. Then it saved her." [caption id="attachment_9531" align="alignnone" width="766"] iStock[/caption] The stigma surrounding… Read More

19 Jun

How Stigma Impacts People Experiencing Depression

Staff Therapist Ryan McMillian, MDiv, MFT is a dynamic speaker and a compassionate Marriage and Family Therapist. He specializes in helping clients identify strengths to cope with past traumas, guiding clients through transitions and personal losses including, and assisting clients experiencing symptoms of depression and anxiety.… Read More

18 Apr

College Students Are Feeling More Anxious and Depressed – How Can We Do Better?

When I was a sophomore in college, two of my peers committed suicide in the same school year. These were students who shared mutual friends, joined in for pick-up basketball games in the gym, and attended the same parties and events on campus. For me,… Read More

26 Dec

Six Reasons You Should Go to Therapy This Year

Staff Therapist Ryan McMillian, DMin, MFT specializes in moving individuals and couples out of "stuck points." Read on for his advice on how to have your best year yet.     The New Year is here, so it’s time for the annual review. Any goals left incomplete… Read More

1 Aug

Getting to Know August Featured Therapist, Ryan McMillian, MDiv, MFT

Every month, Council for Relationships highlights one of our staff therapists on the blog. Read our interview below with August's Featured Therapist Ryan McMillian, MDiv, MFT. What makes you unique as a therapist and person? I am charismatic and reserved, direct and diplomatic, a guide and… Read More