Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services works with children, adolescents and adults throughout Ashburn to understand any emotional and behavior problems. Testing will accurately diagnose psychiatric problems such as depression and anxiety disorders. Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services provides individuals and families an understanding of their problems and personalized recommendations to treat them. Treatment might include: cognitive-behavior therapy, interpersonal therapy, behavior planning and behavior modification work, play therapy, Greenspan-style floor time work, coping skills work, parental guidance, relaxation training, family therapy or couples therapy. In addition to treating emotional/psychological problems, APS will assist in coordinating services between professionals. For example, emotional testing [...]
Imran Akram, M.D., is currently accepting new patients at Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services. Dr. Akram is a highly regarded adult psychiatrist who has successfully treated many Loudoun County residents over the years. Dr. Akram also has an excellent reputation for collaborating with other doctors, therapists and psychologists in providing the best patient care possible as a psychiatrist. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Akram, we invite you to call our office manager at (703) 723-2999. Dr. Akram's professional biography is posted below for your review and consideration. Professional Biography Dr. Akram is a trained Adult and Geriatric Psychiatrist. Furthermore, he specializes [...]
Mr. Stuart Ritchie, a reprsentative of Pamlab, provided a presentation on Deplin at Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services. Deplin is a L-Methlyfolate, which is currently being used by many psychiatrists in combination with antipressants to treat Major Depressive Disorder. Research on Deplin has shown positive results as an adjunctive medication in the treatment of depression. Dr. Imram Akram, Dr. Margaret Wong, Dr. Amy Gordon and Dr. Maggie Avedisian of the team hosted Mr. Ritchie for his informative presentation. Christine Kutt, our office manager, and Ivy Hunter, our Marketing Manager, were also present.
Ms. Peggy Kearney, President of Education Edge, met with Dr. Amy Gordon, Dr. Al Jerome, Dr. Imran Akram, Dr. Michael Oberschneider and Ms. Christine Kutt to discuss ways in which Education Edge and Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services can work together more to support our local families. Education Edge is a private tutoring company that provides a host of services. We invite you to visit: www.educationedgepk.com to learn more about Ms. Kearney and her company's services.
Mr. Jon Helms of ARCpoint Labs provided a presentation of his company's services at Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services. Dr. Imran Akram, Dr. Margaret Wong, Dr. Amy Gordon, Dr. Shalini Wahi, Dr. Michael Oberschneider and Ms. Chris Kutt of the practice attended the presentation. ARCpoint provides occupational and judicial drug and alcohol testing, DNA testing, background screening, environmental drug detection and wellness services. ARCpoint is the only lab and agency that conducts hair follicle illicit drug testing in all of Northern Virginia. Hair follicle drug testing is considered to be the most reliable testing, as illicit drugs can be detected in [...]
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 will be hosting a presentation on Depression and Bipolar Affective Disorder at the Lansdowne Potomac Club in Lansdowne, VA on September 18th from 1pm to 6pm. The presentation will outline the history and our current understanding of the conditions, and clinicians will address the brain based, social/emotional and behavioral realities typically associated with Depression and Bipolar Affective Disorder. Clinicians will also address the evidence based treatments currently available for Depression and Bipolar Affective Disorder, including in-patient and out-patient approaches. Joseph Novello, M.D., will be the key note speaker at our event. Dr. Novello is a nationally renowned psychiatrist [...]
Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services has been honored this year with Dr. Michael Oberschneider, the founder and director of the practice, being recognized by his peers in the Washingtonian's (July 2009) "Top psychologist" category. Dr. Oberschneider, who also wrote a piece in The Washington Post earlier this year on the impact of the economic crisis on mental health, was featured on News Channel 8's "Let's Talk Live" and has since contributed to an article for the Washingtonian Magazine with professionals across disciplines on preparing students and parents for returning to school. APS's life coach, Jayson Blair, was honored [...]
Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services is very pleased to announce its newest team members, psychiatrists, Dr. Joseph Novello and Dr. Imran Akram. Dr. Novello is renowned locally and nationally for his work in the field of psychiatry over the past 30 years. He works with children, adolescents, families and adults. Dr. Akram is a UVA trained psychiatirst with advanced training in adult, substance abuse and geriatric psychiatry. Please call our office manager, Laura Cusumano, at (703) 723-2999 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Novello or Dr. Akram. Dr. Novello and Dr. Akram's bios are presented below for your review. Joseph R. [...]