Mr. Daniel Parrish of Accupuncture and the Healing Arts met with Dr. Amy Gordon, Dr.Margart Wong, Dr. Michael Oberschneider and Ms. Christine Kutt of Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services to discusses the uses of accupuncture and herbology in treating certain conditions. The talk illuminated the ways in which Eastern approaches to treatment can compliment Western approaches. To learn more about Mr. Parrish, please visit: http://www.ahacenter.info/main.html . You can also contact Mr. Parrish directly via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling: (703) 777-6653.
Thinking about Stress Life can be stressful. While the media bombards us with talk of war, recession, and layoffs, we are busy working, raising our children, and caring for elderly parents. The content of our minds reflects the way that we live, with thoughts rattling around all day and sometimes well into the night. We review, plan, worry, and obsess, and can end up feeling stressed and out of control. So, what can you do to manage your level of stress? The common wisdom is that you should change how you think: stop worrying and replace the negative thoughts with positive [...]
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 [...]
Published in the Loudoun Times-Mirror on May 20, 2009 Boundaries: Coping with change By Elizabeth Coe Five days a week for the past five years, Adam Weber has ridden the bus to Mill Run Elementary School two miles away in Ashburn. There, the fourth-grader has gotten to know his teachers, administrators and fellow students. His mom, Jeanne Weber, has been an active member of the Parent Teacher Organization, and the family members have each dedicated themselves to the school. But next year, for his last year in elementary school, Adam will be attending Creighton's Corner Elementary with new teachers, administrators and [...]
Published in Leesburg Today (May 4, 2009) A Look at Sexting Sexting, the practice of sending sexually explicit photos and messages between cell phones, has quickly become all the rage for many pre-teens and teens across the Nation. The phenomenon was first reported in 2005, and since then, parents, lawmakers and school systems have been grappling with how to deal with it. And Loudoun County is not immune to this phenomenon. In March of last year, Ting-Yi Oei, a 60-year-old assistant principal at Freedom High School in South Riding, Virginia was charged with child pornography in investigating sexting within his school. [...]