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Dr. James O. Henman, PH.D.

Psychologist

Dr. James O. Henman PH.D. is a top Psychologist in Modesto, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. James O. Henman PH.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. James O. Henman PH.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. James O. Henman PH.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Modesto, CA, Dr. James O. Henman PH.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. James O. Henman, PH.D.
  • Modesto, CA
  • Accepting new patients

How do I get over the loss of my father?

I  have found over the years working as a psychologist, that often an important key to any challenge we face is in our definitions of the situation/challenge we experience.  When READ MORE
I  have found over the years working as a psychologist, that often an important key to any challenge we face is in our definitions of the situation/challenge we experience.  When it comes to the loss of a parent, there are several different paths that people often go.  If the relationship with the parent is complex, with a history of painful interactions, we can respect and learn from those past scenes, nurturing the wounded parts of ourselves in these scenes, and express whatever we are holding onto toward our parent in the scene.  The effect is allowing ourselves to help heal these wounds and release the resentment stored in the scene.

If the relationship with the parent is deep and close, we can savor and re-experience positive scenes with that parent, enjoying the moments and realizing these can be present the rest of our lives, like money in the bank, to draw on when needed.  At the same time we can continue drawing on these nuggets in the present.  Deep relationships are timeless, and the kinds of responses we would receive from our parents can be experienced in our current circumstance.  

I have "lost" several dear people in my life, and gain real comfort knowing I can draw from my bank of experience with them in a present challenge.  It may sound strange, but many people have found this to be helpful and meaningful.

Does the treatment for depression have to be continuous?

There are several different types of depression, and varying degrees of impact. Healing is a lifetime process of learning and growing healthy tools to deal with the challenging READ MORE
There are several different types of depression, and varying degrees of impact. Healing is a lifetime process of learning and growing healthy tools to deal with the challenging elements of life, that are a natural part of being human, but can feed symptoms of depression. Using your vacation to practice what you have been learning in your sessions can advance that learning, and build your own inner coach as a growing resource in your life.
James O. Henman, Ph.D.