ADHD Treatment

Ask Dr. Mike: Our Son Hates School and Doesn’t Care


Our son is 16 and he doesn’t apply himself at school at all.  He’s smart, but he doesn’t try and isn’t motivated to do anything.  He’s pretty much been a C and D student (with some F’s) all through middle school and high school and he tells us that he “hates school” and that he “doesn’t care” when we try to help him.  Suffice it to say that we have tried everything possible, and we won’t bore you with the many years of tutors and reward charts and battles and failed promises and attempts on our part and his part.  My [...]

Ask Dr. Mike: Our Son Hates School and Doesn’t Care2018-05-07T01:24:09+00:00

Summer ADD and ADHD Evaluations and Treatments


Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services provides the most advanced, state of the art assessment and treatment for child, adolescent and adult ADD and ADHD. As a multidisciplinary team, we start with a comprehensive assessment conducted either by one of our highly credentialed psychiatrist's or psychologist's. Neuropsychological testing is sometimes warranted for diagnostic clarification inasmuch as ADD and ADHD can look like other conditions and vice versa -- anxiety, depression, learning disorders, auditory processing disorder, and other developmental conditions. Diagnostic testing is sometimes required for private or public school placement and instruction. Treatment is then individualized to the care and needs of [...]

Summer ADD and ADHD Evaluations and Treatments2012-06-20T11:49:39+00:00

ADD and ADHD Treatment


Cogmed Working Memory Training is a computer-based solution for attention problems caused by poor working memory. Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services is certified to administer Cogmed's innovative training solutions to help you and your family. Cogmed combines cognitive neuroscience with an innovative computer game design and close professional support to deliver substantial and lasting benefits to its users. The program challenges the user's working memory capacity. The computerized, cognitive exercises are designed by neuroscientists to target this key cognitive function that has been proven to be fundamental to executive function and attention. The details of the exercise design allow the program [...]

ADD and ADHD Treatment2011-04-27T12:11:33+00:00
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