Understanding Teen Suicide

2018-11-20T04:29:07+00:00

Northern Virginia has recently experienced several teen suicides. Last month, two Langley High School students took their own lives just a day apart from one another, and this month it appears two students at Woodson High School also committed suicide. Fairfax County alone has had 15 suicides over the past 3 years, and the surrounding counties, including Loudoun County, have also had a number of teen suicides in recent years. Suicide is tragic, and it seems to be even more so when it involves our young. As the director of a private mental health practice, I can report first hand [...]

Understanding Teen Suicide2018-11-20T04:29:07+00:00

More Snow Days! Enough is Enough!!

2018-11-20T00:39:32+00:00

We invite you to enjoy Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services, director, Dr. Michael Oberschneider's piece, which was published on the Ashburn Patch and Leesburg Patch on 03/17/2014 . Snow Day:  Seven Survival Tips for Parents It’s easy to understand why so many are struck with a case of the winter blues each year. We leave for work before the sun comes up and head home in the dark barely glimpsing daylight. As the days get shorter and colder, many folks find themselves dealing with sadness, decreased motivation and energy, increased appetite and excessive sleeping, etc. But wait, this is March 17, and this [...]

More Snow Days! Enough is Enough!!2018-11-20T00:39:32+00:00

"Ask Dr. Mike" Advice Column in This Week’s Ashburn Patch and Leesburg Patch

2018-11-20T00:44:53+00:00

Our director, Dr. Michael Oberschneider, has been writing his advice column "Ask Dr. Mike" for area papers and news agencies for several years now.  Please click on the link below to read his most recent piece for the Ashburn Patch and Leesburg Patch.  Also, should you have a question for Dr. Oberschneider, please send it to Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services at:  info@ashburnpsych.com http://ashburn.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/ask-dr-mike-teens-winter-shorts--being-cool-and-cold-at-13

"Ask Dr. Mike" Advice Column in This Week’s Ashburn Patch and Leesburg Patch2018-11-20T00:44:53+00:00

Ms. Kathleen Hwang of Sanders Corner Elementary School Passing

2018-11-20T20:21:27+00:00

Ms. Kathleen Hwang of Sanders Corner Elementary School was fatally wounded in an accident last week. Dr. Michael Oberschneider, our director, wrote an article on her loss for the Ashburn Patch and Leesburg Patch to help parents in our community. You will find the piece at the Patch or by clicking on the link below. Ms. Kathleen Hwang of Sanders Corner Elementary School

Ms. Kathleen Hwang of Sanders Corner Elementary School Passing2018-11-20T20:21:27+00:00

Dr. Oberschneider Writing Loudoun County Advice Column "Ask Dr. Mike"

2011-06-25T12:48:09+00:00

Dr. Oberschneider is writing a monthly advice column for the Ashburn Patch and the Blue Ridge Leader and Loudoun Today. The Ashburn Patch is a wonderful on-line Website and resource for Ashburn events and news. The Blue Ridge Leader and Loudoun Today is Western Loudoun's oldest newspaper, and is a real new gem for our community.  Ask Dr. Mike focuses on a host of topics and has been very well received by Loudoun County residents.  Dr. Oberschneider previously wrote his column for the Loudoun Easterner before it closed its doors in 2009, and he has written mental health pieces as a [...]

Dr. Oberschneider Writing Loudoun County Advice Column "Ask Dr. Mike"2011-06-25T12:48:09+00:00

Ashburn Psychological Services Highlights for 2010

2011-01-09T13:47:15+00:00

Dr. Joseph Novello was nominated, “Top Doc,” in the Washingtonian Magazine and Virginia Living Magazine for his work as a psychiatrist with children and adults.  Dr. Novello was also nominated into the “Best Doctor’s in America” 2011-2012 database for psychiatry. Dr. Michael Oberschneider appeared on Good Morning America as a mental health expert to discuss bullying and teen suicide. Dr. Oberschneider published several articles on various topics in Loudoun County newspapers and was featured in the magazine, Northern Virginia, and on the Website, Ashburn Patch. Dr. Albert Jerome was invited by the Discovery Network to appear as a treatment expert on [...]

Ashburn Psychological Services Highlights for 20102011-01-09T13:47:15+00:00

Ashburn Psychologist Discusses "Holiday Blues" with Ashburn Patch

2010-12-23T17:00:10+00:00

Published in the Ashburn Patch, December 23, 2010 By: Taghrid Barron How to Beat the Holiday Blues If you're suffering from depression, grieving the loss of a loved one or coping with a recent divorce, the holidays can be anything but happy. People struggling with a loss are especially vulnerable to feelings of depression during the holidays, according to Dr. Michael Oberschneider, director of Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services and a clinical psychologist. "These are the people that I worry about the most," Oberschneider said. "They are most vulnerable around the holidays because of the nature of their situation … they [...]

Ashburn Psychologist Discusses "Holiday Blues" with Ashburn Patch2010-12-23T17:00:10+00:00

Ashburn Psychologist Discusses Holiday Stress with Ashburn Patch

2010-12-22T04:09:22+00:00

Published in the Ashburn Patch, December 22, 2010 By: Taghrid Barron Don't Worry, Be Happy Professional Advice on How to Cope with Stress During the Holidays Organizing the office holiday party, going to four stores to track down the last item on your son's list to Santa, trying to figure out how you can afford to get your kids the latest $300 gadget, baking several dozen cookies for your daughter's school, and sending out 50 holiday cards in your spare time. Sound stressful? Well, that's what a lot of us have to cope with this time of year, and it can [...]

Ashburn Psychologist Discusses Holiday Stress with Ashburn Patch2010-12-22T04:09:22+00:00
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