Ashburn Psychological Services Welcome’s Dr. Shalini Wahi

2018-11-21T04:37:21+00:00

Dr. Wahi is an Oxford-educated Developmental Psychologist. She obtained her Post-Doctoral Respecialization Clinical Psychology training at the Mayo Clinic, MN and the Neuropsychiatric Institute, UCLA. When working with children, Dr. Wahi uses both play therapy as well as evidenced-based therapies such as, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help children alter their maladaptive thought and behavior patterns. An essential component of her work includes parent coaching and instituting a behavioral reward system in the home. In addition to working with children, Dr. Wahi also specializes in women's health issues. These include: mood and anxiety disorders, prenatal and postpartum adjustments, eating and weight disorders/body [...]

Ashburn Psychological Services Welcome’s Dr. Shalini Wahi2018-11-21T04:37:21+00:00

Ashburn Child Psychologist Ashburn Child Psychiatrist

2018-11-20T23:08:42+00:00

  Postpartum Depression As new parents you are likely experiencing a number of feelings -- both highs and lows. This is very normal, and as many as eighty percent of new mothers (and some new fathers) suffer from what we call the “the baby blues.” Symptoms are short lived, ranging from a few hours to a few days, and typically involve feelings of isolation, headache, tearfulness, hypochondriasis (i.e. unsupported bodily worries), irritability, sleeplessness and impaired concentration.  The baby blues is not the same thing as postpartum depression, nor is the baby blues a definite precursor for postpartum depression. Postpartum depression (PPD), [...]

Ashburn Child Psychologist Ashburn Child Psychiatrist2018-11-20T23:08:42+00:00
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