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Hope Prevails

By 2020, depression will be our greatest global epidemic.

In any given year, approximately 18.8 million American adults suffer from a depressive disorder. At some point, about one in four Americans will experience depression. If you have not suffered from depression, you know someone who has or does!   Hope Prevails educates the reader on what depression is and where it comes from. Dr. Bengtson teaches what the enemy does to get and keep us depressed. She also shows that despite depression, because of Him, Hope Prevails! She offers treatment strategies as well as prescriptive action plans at the end of each chapter.



“There are many fine, worthy, and insightful books written about depression but in my view, Dr. Bengtson’s trumps them all. Our first step of making it to the other side of the valley of depression may well be falling into the competent and compassionately written words of this God-honoring book: Hope Prevails.”

Marilyn Meberg, Speaker, Women of Faith

“As a counselor, I have read many books on depression, but I have never read a book that deals with the spiritual aspect of healing as thoroughly as does Hope Prevails. Dr. Bengtson draws from her own personal journey as well as her professional experience. I highly recommend this book for anyone who has tasted the pain of depression or knows a friend who is depressed.”

Gary Chapman, Ph.D., #1 New York Times bestselling author of The 5 Love Languages

“It is refreshing to have a board-certified neuropsychologist acknowledge the spiritual component of depression, but it is even more impressive that Dr. Bengtson would be willing to share her own journey through the fog of despair. Her personal insights are invaluable for those who are struggling with what is often described as ‘the common cold of mental illness.’”

Dr. Neil T. Anderson, founder and president emeritus of Freedom in Christ Ministries and author of Overcoming Depression

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Private Practice

Combining professional expertise and experience with neuropsychological assessment to provide diagnosis and treatment recommendations in order to instill hope in the hearts of those who suffer from or care for those with:

Developmental Disorders



Learning Disabilities

Neurological Disorders



Head Injuries

Movement Disorders

Psychiatric Disorders



Bipolar Disorder





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Why Doesn’t God Protect Us From Pain? It’s a question many ask in the midst of painful circumstances. We may never know the answer to that question, But there’s still reason to maintain hope in the midst of pain. These 10 Scriptures will help in the journey. […]

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What Does the Bible Say About Work Ethic

Some have a tendency to think that being a doctor in business for myself is glamorous. What isn’t seen by most is the long hours, the unpaid claims, and the difficulty finding good help.

We have been blessed over almost two decades to have a few real stellar employees who could have been poster children for good work ethics. 

Recently, because of life changes and family needs, the stability of our own staffing situation has changed and we’ve had to go out and search the labor pool for new qualified applicants to bring into our private practice family. Yet this time it hasn’t been so easy to find those applicants. [Read more]

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I recently found myself in two vastly different scenarios, but both brought me back to a place of inspecting my own heart.

In the first situation, I travelled to surprise a friend for a big 50th birthday celebration being planned for her. Before returning home, however, I stayed on a few more days with another friend for the express purpose of rest and fellowship. She had declared before I even arrived, “I don’t want you lifting a finger. I’ll take care of anything you need.” She knew that the stress of the past year had left me exhausted physically, mentally, and emotionally, and what I needed was rest in every sense of the word, and my short visit allowed for that.

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