The Ex-Christian Scientist

Information, resources & support for those leaving or questioning Christian Science

Mental Health Support, Books & YouTube Videos

Many thanks to those who helped compile these lists and resources. Leaving Christian Science: The Mental Health Episodes Licensed social worker and former guest Cara returns to answer some questions about mental health posted in the ex-CS Facebook group. Great Big Book List Mental health book list for ex-CS by topic compiled by CaraUnderstanding shame […]

Resources for former-CS to share with their therapists

Now that you’ve found a therapist, how do you explain Christian Science? Your experience with Christian Science should be front and center, but we understand how difficult Christian Science can be to explain. We’ve compiled a short list of articles and resources that may be helpful. The Scientific Statement of Being 
There is no life, […]

Step-By-Step: Finding a Therapist

How to find a therapist is an evergreen topic among former-Christian Scientists. In the United States, folks can get in touch with their insurance companies or speak to their primary care medical provider to get a referral. The Psychology Today website ( has been helpful for many former CS. Secular Therapy ( a guarantees a […]