Ashburn Psychologist Discusses Holiday Stress with Ashburn Patch


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

Margaret Paxton Memorial Learning and Resource Campus


Dr. Michael Oberschneider, the director of Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services, visited with the directors of the Open Door Learning Center and the Aurora School at the Margaret Paxton Memorial Learning and Resource Campus in Leesburg, VA.  The Open Door Learning Center is a new preschool in Leesburg that teaches children with developmental delays and neurotypical children from 2 to 6 years of age.  The Open Door Learning Center program is impressive, as their staff is comprised of occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, and Board Certified Behavioral Analysts (BCBA’s), as well as credentialed teachers in various areas of instruction.  They provide hands-on learning, individual lesson plans, inclusive [...]

Margaret Paxton Memorial Learning and Resource Campus2018-11-21T04:11:41+00:00

No Link Between Vaccines and Autism


Published in the Loudoun Independent on April 24, 2010 By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D   Founder and Director, Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services An impressive and large scale study published in the April issue of the journal, Pediatrics, has reported that one in four parents believe that some vaccines cause autism.  While the majority of concerned parents don’t let their fears impact their decision to vaccinate, many do.  In 2008, unvaccinated children contributed to measles outbreaks across several States including, Arizona, California, Illinois, New York and Washington.  The outbreak was very concerning to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) inasmuch [...]

No Link Between Vaccines and Autism2018-11-20T00:16:50+00:00
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