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

"Auditory Hypersensitivity and Autism Spectrum Disorders" by Dr. Jay Lucker

2018-11-20T19:39:48+00:00

Dr. Jay Lucker of Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services recently published a schorarly article on auditory hypersensitivity for children with autism. Auditory Hypersensitivity in Autism Dr. Jay Lucker is a highly regarded speech and language and auditory processing specialist with a speciality in evaluating special needs children and teens. His professional biography is posted here for your review. Jay R. Lucker, Ed.D., CCC-A/SLP, FAAA Dr. Lucker is a certified/licensed audiologist and speech-language pathologist specializing in auditory information processing disorders (APD). Dr. Lucker is also an associate professor in the Dept. of Communication Sciences & Disorders at Howard University, Washington, DC. Dr. [...]

"Auditory Hypersensitivity and Autism Spectrum Disorders" by Dr. Jay Lucker2018-11-20T19:39:48+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

John Whitbeck Special Education Attorney Meeting

2018-11-21T02:41:38+00:00

Attorney, John Whitbeck, and fellow attorney, Kristin Quirk, met with Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services team members to discuss their special education law practice in Loudoun County. Mr. Whitbeck is a highly regarded Northern Virginia attorney who is now offering special education law services through his Leesburg practice, Whitbeck and Cisneros, P.C., and in coordination with his associates. Mr. Whitbeck and his team are offering special education advocacy and legal representation to Northern Virginia families in need. Students with learning disorders (e.g., dyslexia, math, writing), neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g., ADHD, Autism, Asperger's) and emotional and behavioral struggles may benefit from the assistance [...]

John Whitbeck Special Education Attorney Meeting2018-11-21T02:41:38+00:00

APS Presents at Prince William County Special Needs Conference

2011-11-06T12:12:45+00:00

Dr. Margaret Wong, Dr. Jay Lucker and Dr. Michael Oberschneider of Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services had the pleasure to present at the Arc of Prince Wiliam County's Circle of Support Conference on November 15. The conference was for families of children with special needs and the professionals who work with them. Dr. Wong presented on the most recent advances in diagnostic assessment and treatment for autism. Dr. Lucker presented on the most recent advances in speech and language and auditory processing concerns for children on the autistic spectrum. Dr. Oberschneider's presentation for parents addressed the important but neglected topic of how to [...]

APS Presents at Prince William County Special Needs Conference2011-11-06T12:12:45+00:00

Accessiblity Summit 2011

2011-03-22T02:16:07+00:00

Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services has been invited to conduct a workshop at the 2011 Accessibility Summit, a national conference for the disability community. Dr. Amy Gordon, Dr. Margaret Wong, Dr. Jay Lucker and Dr. Michael Oberschneider will be presenting from our team. The world renowned, Dr. Temple Grandin will be the keynote speaker at the event. The Accessibility Summit will be held on April 1st and 2nd at the McLean Bible Church in Northern Virginia.  For more information on our presentation and the conference, please visit:  www.accessibilitysummit.org or call:  (703) 779-2918.  Below is some information on our presenters and presentation.  [...]

Accessiblity Summit 20112011-03-22T02:16:07+00:00
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