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. Margaret Wong recently met with the staff at St. James Preschool as a consultant to provide an in-service training and to discuss child development and the upcoming school year. St James Preschool was founded in 1972 and has an excellent reputation in Leesburg and the surrounding area. St. James offers programs for children 2, 3, and 4 years of age, as well as extended day and Friday enrichment programs. For more information about St. James's preschool and programs, please contact co-directors, Janet Stayrook or Linda Bethune, at: (703) 777-8439. You can also learn more about St. James by visiting: www.stjamespreschoolleesburg.org
Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services hosted representatives from Dominion Hospital to discuss ways in which the two organizations can work together better to support our families in Northern Virginia. Dr.Margaret Wong, Dr. Amy Gordon, Dr. Michael Oberschneider, Chris Kutt (our office manager), and Nisha Sharma (our administrative assistant), were present for the meeting. Dominion Hospital is an inpatient facility that treats children, adolescents and adults in need of intensive hospitalization care. They are presently the only psychiatric inpatient facility in Northern Virginia for children and adolescents. For more information about Dominion Hospital's inpatient treatment programs, please call: (703) 536-2000.
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. [...]
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 [...]