Kirsten Panachyda discovered a heart for teens struggling with emotional and mental illness, and most especially for their parents, when her own son’s illness introduced her to a new world. She longs to extend compassion and infuse courage into the soul-weary.

Kirsten has taught women’s Bible studies for over fifteen years and speaks and provides concerts at retreats and conferences. She is an award-winning writer. Her blog  focuses on topics of faith, mental health, and parenting kids with mental and emotional challenges. Sign up to receive a newsletter and notifications of new blog posts!