Episode #2: Ancient Psychotherapy for Modern Sanctity


Catholic Psyche Podcast’s Group Chat Number 2
Hosts: Deacon Basil Ryan Balke, Chris Wojdak, Sara Stacey

This Podcast is not intended to be or to replace medical advice or professional counseling or therapy.

The group discusses Evagrius of Pontus, a Desert Father from the 4th century, and his understanding of the “Eight Evil Thoughts”. Evagrius was one of the first to develop “cognitive” therapy as both a diagnostic and clinical intervention for psychological maladies.

Evagrius’ complete works:


Additional information about Evagrius


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