Sharon Hastings qualified as a doctor in 2007 but was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder four years later. She became a writer and published a memoir, Wrestling With My Thoughts (IVP) in 2020. Sharon lives in Newcastle, County Down, with her husband, Rob, their one-year-old son and two golden retrievers. She loves music, books and walking by the sea.
- Magazine Features
Sharon Hastings was training to be a doctor when she had her first psychotic episode. She describes her remarkable journey through severe mental ill health towards recovery, and how Christians helped – and sometimes hindered – that process
- Real Life
Loneliness is the theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week. Sharon Hastings suggests how the Church can reach out
Christians should be aware of what is taking place in our world so we can pray. But what should we do when our own mental health makes watching the news impossible? Dr Sharon Hastings shares her story of living with schizoaffective disorder