Social Skills Groups at Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services

2018-11-20T02:55:04+00:00

Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services is pleased to announce that we are running several social skills groups for children and teens on the autistic spectrum. Currently, we are running a group for pre-teen’s diagnosed with Asperger’s Disorder and a group for teens diagnosed with Asperger’s Disorder. We will be starting a third group for younger children with high functioning autism in the coming weeks. Our groups are 60 minutes long and are run by 2 doctoral level psychologists with specialty training in autism. One psychologist facilitates the child or teen group and the other psychologist facilitates a parent meeting simultaneously. We [...]

Social Skills Groups at Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services2018-11-20T02:55:04+00:00

Ashburn Psychological Services Child Therapy at: www.ashburnpsych.com

2018-11-20T02:57:51+00:00

Child Therapy Services Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services has both male and female child psychologists on available to provide the most comfortable environment for the child’s therapy and progress.We work with children ages 2 to 12 and adolescents ages 13 to 19 and offer expertise in individual child and adolescent therapy as well as parenting consultations regarding a wide range of developmental, social/emotional and behavioral issues including: ADHD (attention, concentration, and hyperactivity problems) Behavioral and conduct problems Childhood depression Fear and anxiety Social/interpersonal difficulties Adjustment to various transitions Loss, grief and trauma Family conflict Divorce School refusal and school behavior issues [...]

Ashburn Psychological Services Child Therapy at: www.ashburnpsych.com2018-11-20T02:57:51+00:00

Ashburn Psychological Services Children's Developmental Testing: www.ashburnpsych.com

2013-05-09T00:10:55+00:00

Developmental testing examines and analyzes what an infant or toddler can and cannot do using a standardized set of questions, procedures and methods. The results of these inquiries can be quantified. This information helps parents and clinicians understand how a child compares to a population of children who are developing normally and points to developmental domains that need intervention. As children develop, some may demonstrate social, communication and problem solving skills at a slower or inconsistent rate, which in turn, impedes their development. Developmental testing will serve to identify if a child is experiencing within normal range weaknesses or more pervasive [...]

Ashburn Psychological Services Children's Developmental Testing: www.ashburnpsych.com2013-05-09T00:10:55+00:00

Developmental Testing Ashburn, VA

2018-11-21T00:05:05+00:00

Developmental testing examines and analyzes what an infant or toddler can and cannot do using a standardized set of questions, procedures and methods. The results of these inquiries can be quantified. This information helps parents and clinicians understand how a child compares to a population of children who are developing normally and points to developmental domains that need intervention. As children develop, some may demonstrate social, communication and problem solving skills at a slower or inconsistent rate, which in turn, impedes their development. Developmental testing will serve to identify if a child is experiencing within normal range weaknesses or more pervasive [...]

Developmental Testing Ashburn, VA2018-11-21T00:05:05+00:00

Autism Testing and Treatment Ashburn, VA

2018-11-21T01:37:08+00:00

Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services provides the most advanced, state of the art assessment and treatment for autism. As a multidisciplinary team, we start with a comprehensive assessment conducted either by one of our highly credentialed child psychiatrist’s or neuropsychologist's. Developmental and neuropsychological testing is sometimes warranted for diagnostic clarification inasmuch as autism can look like other conditions and vice versa — Asperger's Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, NOS, Communication Disorder and and other developmental conditions. Diagnostic testing is typically required for private or public school placement and instruction, including accommodations and supports. Treatment is then individualized to the care and needs [...]

Autism Testing and Treatment Ashburn, VA2018-11-21T01:37:08+00:00

Asperger’s Disorder, Autism, ADHD and Anxiety Social Skills Groups Now Forming

2018-11-21T02:08:07+00:00

With our children and teens back to school, Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services is presently accepting applications for our next series of social skills groups. Our social skills group programs are run by highly credentialed psychologists, are small and are tailored to the individual needs of each child or teen (e.g., age, level of functioning, diagnosis, etc.) of the client. If your child or teen is struggling and has Autism, Asperger's Disorder, or Anxiety, we invite you to call our office manager, Ms. Christine Kutt, at (703) 723-2999 or contact her by email at info@ashburnpsych.com. We at APS look forward to [...]

Asperger’s Disorder, Autism, ADHD and Anxiety Social Skills Groups Now Forming2018-11-21T02:08:07+00:00

Carla O’Brien "Coach Carla" Visits Ashburn Psychological Services

2018-11-21T02:17:03+00:00

ADHD and Life Coach, Ms. Carla O'Brien "Coach Carla," recently visited with our director, Dr. Michael Oberschneider, to discuss the ways in which their two practices can work together more closely in supporting Loudoun County children, teens and adults with ADHD, Autism and Asperger's Disorder. Coach Carla offers a unique combination of supports and strategies, including equine assisted coaching. For certain individuals, working with horses has proven to be a very effective approach for improving emotional and behavioral regulation, empathy, self-esteem and social skills. Below is an excerpt on equine coaching from Coach Carla's Website: Equine Facilitated Coaching for people living [...]

Carla O’Brien "Coach Carla" Visits Ashburn Psychological Services2018-11-21T02:17:03+00:00
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