Dr. David Henderson

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June 04, 2013
David Henderson

Yes it does, according to a study reported in a New York Times article titled “Brain, Interrupted.” What researchers found is that two interruptions during a routine task decreased performance by 20%. That is the equivalent of going from a B- to a failing grade. Interestingly, a third group, who was warned of a potential interruption but did not experience...

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Greater Expectations

How to respond to the death of a dream
May 27, 2013
David Henderson

This past week I had the privilege of interviewing Sandra Glahn, adjunct professor, Christian Education and Pastoral Ministries, at Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS), her alma mater, where she serves as editor in chief of Kindred Spirit magazine. Her books include The Coffee Cup Bible Study series as well as When Empty Arms Become a Heavy Burden: Encouragement for Couples Facing Infertility...

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July 03, 2012
David Henderson

In the last post, I discussed some of the psychological treatments of depression. Today, I want to give just a basic overview of the medical treatments available for depression. Medications: a.       How to decide – In psychiatry, we have flexible protocols by which we make decisions about biological treatment for depression. My rule of thumb is to evaluate a client’s...

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June 26, 2012
David Henderson

This week I further discussed some of the treatments that we use to help people who are depressed.  With each individual, I must wrestle with all aspects of their humanity: biologically, psychologically, and spiritually. With that understanding, what are the most common psychological and biological treatments offered to help those suffering from depression? Psychotherapy (Talk therapy): Solution-focused therapy (SFT) –...

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