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 [...]
Washingtonian Magazine "Top Psychologist" Nod for Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services Congratulations to Dr. Michael Oberschneider for being recognized by the Washingtonian Magazine as “Top Psychologist” in the greater DC area. The Washingtonian surveyed 1500 psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers in the DC area to recommend one or two specialists, in a variety of areas, to whom they would send a family member for care. Dr. Oberschneider received the nod for his work with children and teens. Dr. Oberschneider is the only clinical psychologist in Loudoun County to receive the Top Psychologist recognitions from The Washingtonian Magazine.
Loss of Wealth Can Disrupt Mental Health By Michael Oberschneider Special to The Washington Post Tuesday, April 28, 2009 The reasons why somebody decides to take his or her life often remain opaque, even when there's a suicide note. But recent highly publicized deaths, such as the apparent murder-suicides of one family in their Middletown home and another in a Towson hotel room, and now the apparent suicide of Freddie Mac's 41-year-old acting chief financial officer, David Kellermann, have fueled speculation about the special psychological stresses caused by financial crisis. I can't comment on those cases, but as a psychologist I [...]